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Neely Taylor

2023 | FL: St. Augustine
931
Recruit Profile
A driven and disciplined multi-sport athlete who is a coachable, team player with a strong Lax IQ.

I began playing lacrosse when I was 10 years old and I immediately fell in love with the game! My first season I won the Rising Star MVP award and I have been working hard ever since! I play defense for my club team, Lax Maniax 2023 Black. I am aggressive to the ball and have a strong Lax IQ and very good stick skills which are a benefit as I play high defense and sometimes backer with my club team. On my high school team, St. Augustine High School, I am a starting freshman. I play some midfield but mostly defense.

Last summer I played at the Maverick National Lacrosse Classic in Delaware and at US Lacrosse Nationals 14U. This past fall I was invited to the Under Armour Callback Academy and this summer I was invited to Nike's Elite 120.

I also play in a flag football league. I recently finished my 8th year flag football and have won 3 championships and finished as runner up 3 times as well.

Last year I finished 8th grade with 3 high school honors classes completed (Spanish I, Algebra I and Physical Science) and this year as a freshman I took all honors classes including pre-AICE Spanish II honors, Biology I honors, Geometry honors and English I honors.

I am also part of the Teaching Academy at my high school and I enjoy my opportunities volunteering at local elementary schools with the Teaching Academy, volunteering throughout my local community with my family, and also helping with community projects and fundraisers with my dads Rotary Club, Sunrise Rotary.

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Athletics
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Play 2 Sports In College?
No
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Coach Contacts
High School:
St. Augustine High School
Coach:
Shannon Content
Team Name:
Yellow Jackets
Jersey Number:
13
Club Name:
Lax Maniax
Coach:
Trey/Sarah Burlingame
Team Name:
LaxManiax 2023 Black
Jersey Number:
68

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Academics
GPA (unweighted):
93-96; 4.0; A

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Recruit Calendar
Trackable Events
Presidents Cup
Nov 20-22 '20
FL: Wellington
   
   
Navy Rivalry Challenge
Nov 8 '20
MD: Annapolis
   
   
Prime Time
Nov 7 '20
MD: Bel Air
   
   
Top Threat FL Tournament
Aug 1-2 '20
   
   
Father's Day Frenzy
Jul 25-26 '20
FL: Apopka
   
   
Vanderbilt Summer Elite Camp
Jul 6-8 '20
TN: Nashville
   
   
 
UA Underclass Tryouts South Girls
Jul 1 '20
FL: Bradenton
   
   
Mercer February Clinic
Feb 2 '20
GA: Macon
   
   
 
XPO Florida Prospect Camp
Jan 4-5 '20
FL: Naples
   
   
IWLCA Debut Fall
Nov 22-24 '19
FL: Wellington
   
   
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Sarah Burlingame

Jul 19, 2020

Neely is a strong, gritty, aggressive and tenacious defender. She is our shut down 1v1 defender. Her constant on ball pressure, smothers and frustrates attackers. Neely is incredibly hard working, always putting in time on her footwork and explosive speed. Neely is a natural leader!

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