17 - Taylor Harkins
Taylor Harkins
Height: 5-8
Year: Senior
Hometown: Newport Beach, Calif.
High School: Corona del Mar
Position: Utility

Santa Clara's all-time leading scorer (171)
2011 WWPA All-Conference  First Team
2008 WWPA All-Freshman Team
2011 WWPA All-Academic

AS A SENIOR IN 2011: Established a new school record for goals in a career (171) and was named a WWPA First Team player … led the Broncos in scoring with 56 goals … also added nine assists, 36 steals and 14 earned ejections … recorded four goals against UC Davis (1/30) … registered four goals and two assists against Cal St. Monterey Bay (2/5) ... found the back of the net three times against UCSD (3/12) … scored a goal while adding there steals and two kick outs drawn against Sonoma St. (2/13) … tallied two goals and two steals while adding an assist and earned ejection (2/26) … tallied a season-high five steals against CS Monterey Bay (2/26) … scored three goals while adding an assist, steal, and field block … scored five goals and five steals against San Bernadino (4/2) … tallied three goals with two steals and three field blocks against UCSD (4/9) … scored a season-high six goals in a win over Colorado St. (4/17).

AS A JUNIOR IN 2010: Played in all 33 games and started in all but two … had a team-high 60 goals, 14 assists and was second on the team with 33 steals ... also drew six ejections … scored three goals versus Cal State Easy Bay (1/31) … scored five times in a win over Concordia (2/13) … scored three goals against Cal Baptist (2/13) … scored four goals versus No. 16 Indiana (3/13) … tallied four goals against Sonoma State (3/24) … registered six goals versus Cal Baptist (3/27).

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2009 Played in 35 games, starting in 33 of them ... finished the season with 38 goals on 112 attempts, 12 assists, and 18 steals ... tallied a goal and two assists against CSU East Bay (1/24) ... scored two goals against Pacific (1/31) ... scored a goal against Marist (2/8) ... tallied two goals, an assist, and two steals against Pacific (2/21) ... scored a goal against CSU Monterey (2/28) ... scored two goals against UC Santa Cruz (2/28) ... scored a goal and drew an ejection against No. 19 Indiana (3/1) ... scored two goals against CSU Bakersfield (3/6) ... scored two goals against CSU Monterey Bay (3/14) ... scored two goals and added two steals against Maryland (3/15) ... scored three goals and added three steals against No. 9 UC Irvine and No. 8 Arizona State in the ASU invitational (3/28) ... scored two goals against California Baptist and California Lutheran in the ASU Invitational (3/29) ... had a goal and an assist against No. 10 LMU (4/4) ... had three goals and a steal against Colorado State (4/4) ... had a goal and a steal against No. 18 UC San Diego (4/5) ... tallied a goal, an assist, and a steal against UC Santa Cruz (4/18)

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2008: Named to the All-WWPA Freshman Team ... 1/25 vs. CS East Bay - Came off the bench, scored one goal and drew a kickout ... 2/3 vs. Stanford - Came off the bench, scored one goal ... 2/9 vs. CS Northridge - Came off the bench, recorded two steals ... 2/9 vs. Maryland - Came off the bench, scored one goal ... 2/10 vs. Hartwick - Came off the bench, scored one goal ... 2/10 vs. CSUB - Came off the bench, scored one goal ... 2/16 vs. Sonoma State - Came off the bench, attempted two shots ... 2/17 vs. CSUMB - Came off the bench, attempted two shots ... 2/20 vs. UCSC - Came off the bench, recorded an assist and a field block ... 3/1 vs. CSUSB - Came off the bench, scored one goal ... 3/1 vs. Sonoma State - Came off the bench, scored one goal ... 3/2 vs. Colorado State - Came off the bench, scored one goal with a steal ... 3/2 vs. Whittier - Came off the bench ... 3/7 vs. LMU - Came off the bench, recorded one assist ... 3/7 vs. UC Davis - Came off the bench, recorded one steal ... 3/8 vs. UCSD - Came off the bench, scored one goal ... 3/9 vs. CSUB - Came off the bench ... 3/15 vs. Sonoma State - Came off the bench, drew a kickout ... 3/29 vs. Michigan - Came off the bench, scored one goal ... 3/30 vs. Indiana - Came off the bench, attempted one shot ... 3/30 vs. Wagner - Came off the bench, recorded one steal ... 4/5 vs. CSUSB - Came off the bench, scored one goal ... 4/5 vs. CSUB - Came off the bench, scored one goal ... 4/6 vs. Colorado State - Came off the bench, scored two goals ... 4/6 vs. LMU - Came off the bench, scored one goal ... 4/12 vs. UC Davis - Came off the bench, attempted three shots ... 4/13 vs. SJSU - Came off the bench, recorded two steals ... 4/19 vs. UCSC - Came off the bench, scored one goal with a steal and a kickout drawn ... 4/25 vs. Chapman (WWPA 1st round) - Came off the bench, recorded an assist and a steal ... 4/25 vs. CSUB (WWPA 2nd round) - Came off the bench, attempted three shots ... 4/26 vs. UC Davis (WWPA quarterfinals) - Came off the bench, attempted three shots ... 4/27 vs. UCSD (WWPA 3rd place game) - Came off the bench, attempted two shots.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2007 graduate of Carona del Mar high school in Newport Beach, Calif. ... coached by Aaron Chaney as a prep ... named Second Team All-CIF ... four year letter winner in water polo and swimming ... earned second team all-league honors ... won three CIF championships in high school ... participated in the Pan-Pacific Games in New Zealand ... named most inspirational player on high school team.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Dan and Caroline Harkins ... has an older sister, Jessica, who played water polo at Princeton ... enjoys baking and scrapbooking in addition to water polo ... Marketing major.