Solomon Eye Associates Terp of the Week: Megan Taylor

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Each week during the 2016-17 season a Maryland student-athlete, who has shown excellence on and off the playing field, will be selected the Solomon Eye Associates Terp of the Week. This week's Solomon Eye Associates Terp of the Week is sophomore Megan Taylor of the Maryland women's lacrosse program.

COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Sophomore Megan Taylor led the Maryland women's lacrosse team to two wins last week, including an 18-8 win over No. 3 Florida last Wednesday.

Taylor made a career-high 20 saves against the Gators while holding them to eight goals. Florida came into the game with the nation’s top offense, averaging 16.67 goals per game. The 20 saves ties the most in a game this season by one goalie in Division I. Taylor leads the nation with a .603 save percentage. 

The Glenelg, Md., native also made six saves and allowed just two goals in 30 minutes in a 20-7 win over Michigan last Saturday.

Taylor was named the Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week and ILWomen's National Defensive Player of the Week.