As a Junior in 2011: Integral part of tough Maryland defense that allowed a mere 1.05 goals per game with eight shutouts...second team All-ACC selection...has also assisted offensively with one goal and a career-high four assists...scored goal against Boston College (9/9) and tallied assists vs. West Virginia (8/29), UMBC (9/13), Clemson (10/28) and Wake Forest (11/3)...started in all 21 games.
As a Sophomore in 2010: Started in all 23 games at left back ...scored first collegiate goal on a full volley in 88th minute in third round of NCAA Tournament against Penn State (11/28) to secure the Terps' 1-0 victory and a spot in the NCAA Quarterfinals...assisted on Casey Townsend's game-winner against Wake Forest (10/23)...also found Townsend for a goal against No. 13 William & Mary (11/2)...assisted on a Jason Herrick tally against Virginia in the semifinals of the ACC Championship (11/12)...assisted on Herrick's tying score against No. 10 Michigan in the NCAA Quarterfinals (12/4)...key component in 15 shutouts, which tied program-record for blank sheets in a season.
As a Freshman in 2009: All-ACC Freshman Team pick...Soccer America All-Freshman First Team selection...TopDrawerSoccer.com All-Rookie Second Team honoree...stepped in nicely for the Terrapin backline in his rookie campaign, starting in every match but one for the Terps at left back while helping Maryland to nine shutouts in 2009...ended the year with a pair of assists...notched first career helper as a Terp when he assisted Jason Herrick for the game-winner at Clemson (10/16)...also served a solid cross to Casey Townsend for the first goal in Maryland's 2-0 shutout of No. 10 seed Harvard in the NCAA Sweet Sixteen in Cambridge, Mass.
Before Maryland: Rated the No. 2 recruit by ESPN Rise Magazine... NSCAA All-American in 2008...member of the U18 and U20 National Pool ...traveled to England and Argentina as a member of the US youth national teams....member of the Real Colorado U18 US Development Academy...named to the U18 US Soccer Development Academy Starting IX... rated the No. 3 recruit by Top Drawer Soccer...scored two goals to help lead Mountain Vista to the state championship in 2007...NSCAA All-American , All-State, and team offensive and defensive MVP as a senior...All-State Academic all four years in high school.
Personal: Full name is Taylor Eric Kemp...the son of Dr. John and Franny Kemp...born July 23, 1990...has two sisters, Kristen and Lauren...Kristen played soccer at Wake Forest from 2003-07...chose Maryland because of the sports traditions, exciting atmosphere and best chance to win a national championship.
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