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Taylor Hansen

Pronunciation:
Tay-ler Han-son
Position:
Defender
Height:
5’4
Jersey Number:
29
DOB:
April 4, 1999
Age:
22
Hometown:
San Diego (Cardiff), California
Citizenship:
USA
College:
University of Montana
Last Club:
How Acquired:
Joined Wave FC as a non-roster invitee during 2022 preseason training camp

COLLEGE: Hansen spent five seasons at the University of Montana. During her 2017 freshman season, Hansen played 20 of the 21 matches and earned academic All-Big Sky Conference.

During her 2018 sophomore season, Hansen started all 22 matches and totaled 2,013 minutes, more than any other non-goalkeeper. She was voted to Big Sky Conference All-Tournament Team. In her 2019 junior season, Hansen started in all 19 games and was named First-Team All-Big Sky Conference and United Soccer Coaches third-team All-West Region. During her 2020 senior season, Hansen started all 11 matches for the team. She was voted to Big Sky Conference All-Tournament Team, First-team All-Big Sky Conference, and United Soccer Coaches first-team All-West Region.

Due to COVID, she earned eligibility to play a fifth season in 2021 and led the team with six assists. She was voted First-team All-Big Sky Conference and Big Sky Conference All-Tournament Team. Hansen finished her career with three goals scored and 15 assists. She played 92 matches, a program record, and made 81 career starts, second in program history.

PERSONAL: Hansen is a 2017 graduate of Del Norte High School and a former member of the San Diego Surf Soccer Club. She is the daughter of Dan and Diane Hansen and sister to Rory Hansen, who played hockey for Western New England University. She graduated with a degree in Accounting from the University of Montana. Taylor enjoys hiking, reading, and fitness in her spare time.

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