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Maryland Women's Lacrosse BIO
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Taylor Cummings
Player Profile:
Taylor Cummings 1194081
Position: Midfield
Height: 5'7"
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Ellicott City, Md.
High School: McDonogh
  • First-ever three-time Tewaaraton Award winner (2014, '15, '16)
  • Three-time Honda Award winner (2014, '15, '16)
  • Four-time IWLCA First Team All-American (2013, '14, '15, '16)
  • Three-time IWLCA National Midfielder of the Year (2014, '15, '16)
  • Two-time Big Ten Midfielder of the Year (2014, '15)
  • Four-time All-Conference team member (2013, '14, '15, '16)
  • Two-time NCAA Championship Most Outstanding Player (2014, '15)
  • Three-time NCAA Championship all-tournament team (2014, '15, '16)
  • Two-time ESPY Best Female College Athlete nominee (2014, '15)
  • U.S. National Team member (2014-pres.)
  • Two-time Conference All-Tournament team (2014, '16)
  • 2016 Big Ten Tournament MVP
  • 2014-15 Big Ten Female Athlete of the Year
  • 2013 ACC Freshman of the Year

Career: First-ever three-time Tewaaraton Award winner for either men or women ... Maryland's all-time draw controls leader (509) ... ranks third in career goals (229), ninth in assists (94) and second in points (323) ... in 2016, set the Maryland single-season record in draw controls (114) and caused turnovers (52).

As a Senior in 2016: Started all 23 games at midfield ...notched two goals, two assists, six draw controls and six caused turnovers vs. UMass (5/22) ... tallied a hat trick, three ground balls and four caused turnovers vs. Johns Hopkins (5/15) ... notched two goals, four ground balls and six draws vs. Northwestern (5/8) ... recorded three goals and two assists vs. Rutgers (5/6) ... scored twice and tallied 10 draw controls vs. Michigan (4/23) ... three-time Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week (2/16, 4/5, 4/19) ... three-time B1G Defensive Player of the Week (2/23, 3/15, 4/5) ... tallied two goals, two ground balls, five draws and four caused turnovers vs. Virginia (4/20) ... recorded seven points (5G, 2A) against Ohio State (4/16) ... notched three goals, three assists, three ground balls, nine draw controls and three caused turnovers vs. Cornell (4/2) ... tallied five goals, six ground balls, seven draw controls and four caused turnovers vs. Northwestern (3/31) ... recorded three goals, two assists, seven draw controls, four caused turnovers and four ground balls vs. James Madison (3/26) ... scored four goals and added 10 draw controls, three ground balls and three caused turnovers at Penn (3/23) ... tallied one goal and six draw controls at Florida (3/19) ... notched three goals, four ground balls, two draw controls and three caused turnovers vs. Syracuse (3/12) ... tallied a hat trick, two ground balls, six draw controls and two caused turnovers vs. Hofstra (3/5) ... scored twice and picked up four ground balls, three caused turnovers and two draw controls at North Carolina (2/27) ... notched four points, six draw controls and two caused turnovers vs. Georgetown (2/20) ... Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week (2/23) ... recorded four goals, two assists, four ground balls, two draw controls and a career-high five caused turnovers vs. William & Mary (2/14) ... named Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week (2/16) ... named to Tewaaraton Watch List ... Inside Lacrosse Preseason First Team All-American ... Lacrosse Magazine Preseason Player of the Year ... Lacrosse Magazine Preseason All-American ... named to U.S foreign roster for summer 2016 tour in England ... Big Ten Player to Watch ... co-captain.

As a Junior in 2015: Became the youngest female two-time Tewaaraton winner ... IWLCA National Midfielder of the Year ... IWLCA First Team All-American ... NCAA Championship Most Outstanding Player ... earned Maryland's first-ever Big Ten Female Athlete of the Year award ... led the nation with 100 points ... ranked fifth nationally with 6.50 draw controls per game ... ranked eighth in the nation with 63 goals ... fifth in the country with 4.55 points per game ... led the Terps in assists (37), points (100), ground balls (41), draw controls (143) and caused turnovers (36) ... started in all 22 games ... five-time Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week honoree (3/9, 3/23, 3/30, 4/6, 4/27) ... Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week (4/20) ... ILWomen.com National Player of the Week (3/10) ... recorded 20 multi-goal games and nine multi-assist games ... tallied four goals against William & Mary (2/15), UMBC (3/4), Georgetown (4/1), Johns Hopkins (4/15) and Penn State (4/23) ... scored six goals vs. Syracuse (3/7) ... recorded double-digit draw controls five times vs. Penn (3/18), James Madison (3/21), Northwestern (3/26), Johns Hopkins (4/15) and Penn State (4/23) ... recorded nine points (4G, 5A) against Georgetown (4/1) ... set a personal best with 13 draw controls vs. Northwestern (3/26) while adding two goals and three assists ... tallied four goals and recorded two assists and 11 draw controls at Johns Hopkins (4/15)  ... scored two goals and added four assists and five draw controls in the NCAA semifinals vs. Syracuse (5/22) ... scored a hat trick and added two assists and seven draw controls in the NCAA championship game vs. North Carolina (5/24).

As a Sophomore in 2014: Tewaaraton winner…IWLCA National Midfielder of the Year…NCAA Championship Most Valuable Player…IWLCA First Team All-American...First Team All-ACC...ACC Championship All-Tournament team...Inside Lacrosse Preseason All-American…started in all 24 games… boasted a team-high 128 draw controls and 63 goals...tied for second on the squad in assists (24) and points (87)…also had 37 ground balls and 30 caused turnovers as one of the most dynamic midfielders in the country…tallied four goals each against UMBC (2/14), Richmond (2/16), Boston (2/19), Notre Dame (3/15), North Carolina (4/5)…posted five scores in a win at Duke (3/1)...posted seven points on three goals and four assists against Hofstra (2/25)...notched two goals vs. Princeton (4/9) and notched a hat trick against Virginia (4/19)...recorded four goals against North Carolina (4/5)...posted a hat trick against Boston College (3/29), Virginia (4/13), Virginia Tech (4/24), Syracuse (4/27), and Penn (5/11)...tallied five goals against Duke in the NCAA quarterfinals (5/15)...had a hat trick and an assist in the National Championship against Syracuse (5/25). 

As A Freshman in 2013: IWLCA First Team All-American...ACC Freshman of the Year...All-ACC...recorded 43 goals and 14 assists...also posted a team-high 94 draw controls...registered 28 ground balls and 21 caused turnovers...scored her first two collegiate goals and tallied one assist in season opener against Richmond (2/10)... scored a career-high five goals to help defeat Syracuse 19-11 (2/17)... earned two goals and an assist against Duke (2/24)... notched two goals and had a game-high seven draw controls against Virginia (3/1)... scored three goals against Hofstra (3/3)... earned two goals against UMBC (3/5)... tallied two goals and three assists to help the Terps top Penn State 20-10 (3/9)... notched a game-high four goals and four draw controls against Boston College (3/16)... added a goal and an assist against Stony Brook (3/17)... tallied four draw controls against William & Mary (3/20)... notched two goals and an assist against James Madison (3/23)... added an assist against Towson (3/26)... earned two assists, six draw controls and caused two turnovers against PENN (3/30).

Prep: Won four IAAM lacrosse championships with McDonogh School ... went undefeated in 2010, 2011 and 2012 ... Baltimore Sun Athlete of the Year and Lacrosse Player of the Year in 2011 and 2012 ... 2011 and 2012 Lacrosse Magazine National and Mid-Atlantic Player of the Year ... Inside Lacrosse No. 1 rising freshman ... Under Armour All-American and MVP in 2012 ... made the ESPN High School First Team in 2011 ... 2011 Inside Lacrosse top rising senior ...  three-sport athlete, also won IAMM championships with soccer (2) and basketball (1) ... member of honor roll and dean's list.

Personal: Daughter of Michael and Carol Cummings ... father played soccer at William & Mary...has one sister, Kelsey, who is a freshman for the Terps ... majoring in finance.

Cummings' Career Statistics
Year GP-GS G A Pts. Shots GB DC TO CT
2013 23-23 43 14 57 96 28 94 28 21
2014 24-24 63 24 87 140 37 128 31 30
2015 22-22 63 37 100 140 41 143 28

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2016 23-23 60 19 79 124 62 144 36 52
Total 92-92 229 94 323 500 168 509 127 139

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