Women's Soccer

Taylore Peterson
Taylore Peterson


Portage, Mich.

High School:
Portage Central



Club Team:
Michigan Hawks


45 Illini Recognized as Big Ten Distinguished Scholars

Student-Athletes Honored for Earning GPAs of 3.7 or Higher, Including Seven 4.0 GPAs at Illinois


Illinois Soccer Hands Out Team Awards at Annual Banquet

DiBernardo, Peterson Share Team MVP Honors; Flaws Earns Offensive MVP Award


2013 Illinois Soccer Season Review

Illini Reached Fourth NCAA Sweet Sixteen; Flaws Broke School Record with NCAA-Best 23 Goals


Illini Clinch Big Ten Tournament Berth at Minnesota, 3-1

Flaws Nets Equalizer for 20th Goal, Conine Connects on Game Winner


2013 Senior Reflections

Seven Illini Seniors Reflect on Memories from Illinois Soccer


Taylore Peterson Photo Gallery

Taylore Peterson Photo Gallery

Taylore Peterson Photo Gallery


2013 - Sophomore: Made 22 starts and played in all 23 games ... Scored the second penalty kick in the 3-1 PK shootout victory at Washington State that sent the Illini to the second round of the NCAA Tournament ... Scored only goal on a penalty kick vs. Wisconsin (10/12) ... Assisted on the game-winning goal at Minnesota (10/31) that clinched a berth into the Big Ten Tournament ... Had an assist vs. Nebraska (9/29) ... Named to the Sun Devil Classic All-Tournament Team ... Was a central player in the Illini midfield and totaled over 2,000 minutes ... Took 14 shots with five on goal ... Academic All-Big Ten ... Big Ten Distinguished Scholar.

2012 - Freshman: Top Drawer Soccer Top-100 Freshmen (#49) ... Preseason Freshman of the Year (College Sports Madness) ... Started in 19 of 21 games played her in debut season ... Scored her first collegiate goal and game-winner in the 3-1 win over Milwaukee ... Scored her second goal and gamewinner in 1-0 win over Ohio State ... Connected on both her penalty kicks in the shootout victories over Minnesota and Missouri.


Three-time Michigan High School Soccer Coaches Association Dream Team selection ... Was a Division-I State Champion with Portage Central High School as a freshman in 2009 ... Selected as a captain to lead Portage in the spring of 2012 ... Played club soccer with the Michigan Hawks, earning the ECNL National Championship in June 2012 and a regional championship in 2010 ... Michigan and Region II ODP team member from 2005-10, leading the team to appearances in state, inter-regional and international tournaments as well as to the ODP National Championships ... 2010 ECNL Winter Showcase All-Event Team ... Participated in the 2011 ECNL/id2 National Camp and the 2012 ECNL Combine ... 2012 Kalamazoo Gazette Women's Soccer Player of the Year.


Born March 30, 1994 ... Majoring in community health with a concentration in rehabilitation and disability studies ... Peterson's brother, Jacob, plays professional soccer for Sporting Kansas City (MLS) following an All-American collegiate career at Indiana University where he won NCAA National Championships in 2003-04.


Updated July 2014