3 Taylor Simon
3 Taylor Simon
Height: 5-9
Year: So
Hometown: Eldersburg, Md.
High School: Liberty
Position: MF
Major: Criminal Justice
gp 19
p 45
g 22
a 23

- "I made Virginia Wesleyan my top choice because I liked that this is a smaller school and the lacrosse team is so close. My recruiting trip made my decision for me because the girls made me feel welcome"
- Selected Virginia Wesleyan over Salisbury University, Shepherd University, and Coastal Carolina University

Career Highs
Goals: 4 – (Sweet Briar – 4/1/15)
Assists: 5 – (Hollins – 4/4/15)
Points: 7 – (Sweet Briar – 4/1/15)
Ground Balls: 5 – (Randolph – 4/19/14)
Caused Turnovers: 2 – (Sweet Briar – 4/1/15)
Draw Controls: 2 – (Birmingham Southern – 3/19/14)

Sophomore (2015)Played in 19 games as a sophomore, making 18 starts… Led the team with 23 assists, one of just two Marlins in double-figures in that category… Fourth in the ODAC in assists… Had five assists in a 19-2 victory over Hollins University on April 4… Season-best seven points on four goals and three assists while also scooping a season-high four ground balls against Sweet Briar College on April 1.

First-Year (2014)Played in 16 games, making 15 starts as a first-year Marlin… Eight assists led the team… Scored two goals at Sweet Briar College on March 8… Had five ground balls, a goal, and an assist in the regular season finale with Randolph College on April 19… Two draw controls in an 8-5 victory over Birmingham Southern College on March 19.

Academic Accomplishments: Presidential Scholarship recipient.

Before VWC: Competed in lacrosse, soccer, and basketball at Liberty… Helped Liberty to an 8-5 lacrosse record as a senior… Captain as a senior.

Personal: Daughter of Krista Davidson and Steve Simon… Parents attended Frostburg State University… Has two siblings: Lucy and Mac.

Get to Know Taylor

- Enjoys the music of John Mayer and vacationing at any tropical island
- Favorites the book "13 Reasons Why," the movie "She's the Man," and the TV series "That's So Raven"
- A fan of lacrosse standout Meagan DiCave, football's Baltimore Ravens, and celebrity Juan Pablo

  • Self-description in 10 words or less: "love to laugh and lacrosse"
  • My favorite aspect of being an athlete is: "being part of a team"
  • The part of your game you've improved most: "shooting"
  • My personal athletic goal at VWC is: "to be a team player and reach my full potential"
  • If you could spend a day with one famous person from any time period, who would it be and why?: "Juan Pablo, because he will realize that I should be on the Bachelor and then he'll pick me"
  • People might be surprised to know: "my nickname was Tina all throughout middle and high school"
  • It's the year 2030 and: "I hope to be married and settled down. I also hope to have a job that I enjoy"
Recent Games
Apr 10 at Roanoke L, 18-6
Apr 12 Meredith W, 16-12
Apr 15 Randolph-Macon L, 15-10
Apr 18 Shenandoah L, 17-16
Apr 25 at Shenandoah W, 11-8
Apr 29 at Randolph-Macon L, 14-3
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 19 10
Points 45 31
Goals 22 13
Assists 23 18
Shots 43 22
Shooting percentage 51.2 59.1
Shots on goal 32 17
Shots on goal percentage 74.4 77.3
Free position goals-shots 1-4 0-1
Ground balls 22 11
Draw controls 3 2
Turnovers 36 16
Caused turnovers 8 4
Fouls 1 0
Date Opponent Score g a pts fpg-fps gb dc to ct sh sh% sog sog%
Feb 14 at St. Mary's (Md.) L, 18-12 2 1 3 0-0 1 0 2 0 3 66.7 3 100.0
Mar 2 vs. Ferrum W, 16-7 0 1 1 0-0 0 0 1 0 1 0.0 1 100.0
Mar 4 Neumann W, 14-7 1 1 2 0-0 2 0 4 1 3 33.3 1 33.3
Mar 9 Hilbert W, 19-0 3 0 3 1-1 2 0 3 1 3 100.0 3 100.0
Mar 11 at Chris. Newport L, 17-4 0 0 0 0-0 3 0 1 1 1 0.0 0 0.0
Mar 14 at Randolph W, 15-2 2 3 5 0-0 2 0 1 0 4 50.0 3 75.0
Mar 18 at Lynchburg L, 13-11 0 1 1 0-0 0 0 1 0 0 - 0 -
Mar 21 Guilford L, 11-10 1 0 1 0-1 2 1 4 1 4 25.0 2 50.0
Mar 23 at Marymount (Va.) W, 10-8 1 1 2 0-1 3 0 1 1 3 33.3 1 33.3
Mar 28 at Washington and Lee L, 11-9 1 0 1 0-0 0 0 1 0 2 50.0 1 50.0
Apr 1 Sweet Briar W, 18-12 4 3 7 0-0 4 0 2 2 4 100.0 4 100.0
Apr 4 Hollins W, 19-2 1 5 6 0-0 0 1 1 1 1 100.0 1 100.0
Apr 7 at Bridgewater (Va.) W, 10-8 2 1 3 0-0 0 0 4 0 4 50.0 4 100.0
Apr 10 at Roanoke L, 18-6 0 0 0 0-0 1 0 1 0 0 - 0 -
Apr 12 Meredith W, 16-12 2 0 2 0-0 0 1 1 0 4 50.0 3 75.0
Apr 15 Randolph-Macon L, 15-10 1 2 3 0-0 2 0 1 0 1 100.0 1 100.0
Apr 18 Shenandoah L, 17-16 1 3 4 0-0 0 0 0 0 2 50.0 1 50.0
Apr 25 at Shenandoah W, 11-8 0 1 1 0-0 0 0 1 0 1 0.0 1 100.0
Apr 29 at Randolph-Macon L, 14-3 0 0 0 0-1 0 0 6 0 2 0.0 2 100.0
  gp gs g a pts fpg-fps gb dc to ct sh sh% sog sog%
2013-14 16 15 8 8 16 3-3 29 4 26 3 18 44.4 17 94.4
2014-15 19 18 22 23 45 1-4 22 3 36 8 43 51.2 32 74.4
Total 35 33 30 31 61 4-7 51 7 62 11 61 49.2 49 80.3
  gp gs g a pts fpg-fps gb dc to ct sh sh% sog sog%
Total 19 18 22 23 45 1-4 22 3 36 8 43 51.2 32 74.4
Conference 10 9 13 18 31 0-1 11 2 16 4 22 59.1 17 77.3
Exhibition - - - - 0 0-0 - - - - - - - -
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Home 8 7 14 14 28 1-2 12 3 16 6 22 63.6 16 72.7
Away 10 10 8 8 16 0-2 10 0 19 2 20 40.0 15 75.0
Neutral 1 1 0 1 1 0-0 0 0 1 0 1 0.0 1 100.0
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Wins 10 10 16 16 32 1-2 13 2 19 6 28 57.1 22 78.6
Losses 9 8 6 7 13 0-2 9 1 17 2 15 40.0 10 66.7
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February 1 1 2 1 3 0-0 1 0 2 0 3 66.7 3 100.0
March 9 9 9 7 16 1-3 14 1 17 5 21 42.9 12 57.1
April 9 8 11 15 26 0-1 7 2 17 3 19 57.9 17 89.5