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Taylor Hunter

Class:
Graduate Student

Hometown:
Aurora, Colo.

High School:
Grandview

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 160

Position:
Midfielder

Experience:
2 Letters

Major:
Finance


Club: Real Colorado

2014:

  • Started all 20 matches while posting1,797 minutes.
  • Was substituted for in just one game.
  • Was named team captain prior to the start of the season.
  • Named Summit League Tournament MVP for his stellar defensive work.
  • Named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District 7 First Team

2013:

  • Started 19 of Denver's 20 games.Helped Denver set new Division I school records in consecutive shutouts (5), consecutive scoreless minutes (584), single-season wins (13) and consecutive unbeaten matches (15).
  • Recorded assists against Loyola-Chicago (Oct. 16) and at Western Illinois in The Summit League Tournament finals (Nov. 17).
  • All-Summit League First Team.
  • CoSIDA Academic All-District 7 First Team.
  • Academic All-Summit League.

2012:

  • Played in 16 of Denver's 20 matches, starting 13 of them.
  • Tallied one assist in 1,182 minutes at center back.
  • Assisted Cole Chapleski's game-winner in overtime against San Jose State(Nov. 8) in the MPSF Quarterfinals.
  • CoSIDA Academic All-District 7 First Team.
  • Academic All-MPSF.

2011:

  • Made 13 appearances and started 10 matches.

Club:

  • Plays for Real Colorado USSDA Team.
  • Played for Colorado State ODP from 2006-08.
  • Helped lead his team to the Colorado State Cup championship in 2008.

High School:

  • Attended Grandview High School in Aurora, Colo.
  • Named to Second Team All-State 2010.
  • Selected to First Team All-Centennial Conference and First Team All-City Aurora in 2009 and 2010.
  • Also named First Team Academic All-State in 2009 and 2010.
  • Voted Grandview Wolves Player of the Year.

Personal:

  • Born July 7, 1993, in Aurora, Colo.
  • Son of Kristi and Jeffrey Hunter.
  • Has one brother, Trevor, and one sister, Chelsea.
  • Enjoys playing basketball.
  • Chose Denver because of location, prestigious academics and committed coaching staff.
  • Finance major.
  • Also considered Wake Forest, Cincinnati, New Hampshire and Richmond.

Coach Muuss on Hunter:

"Taylor is very comfortable with the ball at his feet and has good athleticism, a balance we like in players along our back line. He has quite a bit of versatility in his game and will fit in very well with our style of play."

Real Colorado executive director of coaching Lorne Donaldson on Hunter:

"The athletic Taylor Hunter will bring speed, energy and a positive attitude to a strong DU squad that will continue to challenge in NCAA playoff play."

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