Jackson, Gorney, Petrucelli, de Leener All Score Goals In Mustang Win
SMU Currently Riding Eight-Game Home Unbeaten Streak
SMU Gets Goals From Five Different Players
SMU vs. Colorado State - Aug. 30, 2013
2013 (Fr.): Started all 19 matches in her rookie season, totaling a team-high 1,676 minutes... Scored two goals in her first three matches, vs. ULM (Aug. 23) and the game-winner against Colorado State (Aug. 30)... Recorded nine total shots.
Prep: Jackson is a proven leader on the pitch, having acted as captain at Plano West Senior High School beginning in 2011 and of her club team from 2005-12... Rated a top-30 recruit in the state of Texas... Earned District 8-5A Defensive MVP honors in 2011-12... Helped lead Plano West to a state title in 2012 and a regional championship in 2011, an area championship in 2009-10 and 2011-12, bi-district title in 2009-10 and 2011-12... Jackson has also earned First Team All-District Honors 2009-12 (every year in high school) and First Team All-Region in 2011-12, as well as Second Team All-State in 2011-12... Started every game during a recent 32-game unbeaten streak for Plano West... Plays for the Dallas Texans 95s... Helped lead the Texans to a 3rd place national finish in 2010 and 2011, and ECNL National League titles in 2009-10 and 2010-11... the Texans are currently the No.1 ranked team in Region III... National Honor Society member... Earned an Outstanding Academic Achievement Award for Pre-AP English (2010).
Petrucelli on Jackson: "Taylor is a top-notch defender. She's very good in the air and is strong in the tackle. She goes forward well and can score goals both with her head and with her feet. She's the kind of player every team needs to be successful."