9 Taya Valdez
9 - Taya Valdez
Height: 5-2
Year: So.
Hometown: East Lyme, Conn.
High School: East Lyme
Position: A
Major: Nursing
Previous School: East Lyme
gp 3
p 12
g 10
a 2

2018-19: Led the Blue Jays in ground balls (27), 2nd in draw controls (21), and 3rd in goals (26). Had 8 multi-goal games, including a career-high 5 goals in a 17-10 loss to Emmanuel on March 30.

Before USJ: Valdez was a star for the Vikings of East Lyme High School. As a four-year member of the indoor track and field (and one year outdoor) team, she led East Lyme to four straight Eastern Connecticut Conference (ECC) Championships. She also won three conference titles in lacrosse from 2015-2017. Valdez won the sportsmanship award her senior year, and received a Spanish Academic Award as a junior.

Recent Games
Mar 7 Bay Path W, 17-2
Mar 10 vs. Me.-Farmington L, 9-7
Mar 11 at Thomas (Me.) W, 13-7
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 3 -
Points 12 0
Goals 10 -
Assists 2 -
Shots 20 -
Shooting percentage 50.0 -
Shots on goal 16 -
Shots on goal percentage 80.0 -
Free position goals-shots 4-8 0-0
Ground balls 12 -
Draw controls 11 -
Turnovers 7 -
Caused turnovers 3 -
Fouls 0 -
Date Opponent Score g a pts fpg-fps gb dc to ct sh sh% sog sog%
Mar 7 Bay Path W, 17-2 2 0 2 1-2 3 6 2 0 5 40.0 4 80.0
Mar 10 vs. Me.-Farmington L, 9-7 3 2 5 1-3 5 5 3 3 8 37.5 7 87.5
Mar 11 at Thomas (Me.) W, 13-7 5 0 5 2-3 4 0 2 0 7 71.4 5 71.4
Mar 14 Saint Joseph's (Me.)   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 17 at Johnson & Wales (RI)   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 21 at Colby-Sawyer   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 24 Mitchell   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 26 MCLA   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 28 at Norwich   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 31 Anna Maria   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 4 Lasell   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 7 Emmanuel (Mass.)   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 11 at Rivier   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 14 at Regis (Mass.)   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 18 Simmons   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 21 at Albertus Magnus   - - - - - - - - - - - -
  gp gs g a pts fpg-fps gb dc to ct sh sh% sog sog%
2018-19 14 14 26 0 26 8-11 27 21 25 9 56 46.4 44 78.6
2019-20 3 3 10 2 12 4-8 12 11 7 3 20 50.0 16 80.0
Total 17 17 36 2 38 12-19 39 32 32 12 76 47.4 60 78.9
  gp gs g a pts fpg-fps gb dc to ct sh sh% sog sog%
Total 3 3 10 2 12 4-8 12 11 7 3 20 50.0 16 80.0
Conference - - - - 0 0-0 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - 0 0-0 - - - - - - - -
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Home 1 1 2 0 2 1-2 3 6 2 0 5 40.0 4 80.0
Away 1 1 5 0 5 2-3 4 0 2 0 7 71.4 5 71.4
Neutral 1 1 3 2 5 1-3 5 5 3 3 8 37.5 7 87.5
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Wins 2 2 7 0 7 3-5 7 6 4 0 12 58.3 9 75.0
Losses 1 1 3 2 5 1-3 5 5 3 3 8 37.5 7 87.5
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March 3 3 10 2 12 4-8 12 11 7 3 20 50.0 16 80.0