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Taylor Gross
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Taylor Gross

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Colorado Springs, Colo.

Height:
5-1

Position:
F

Last Team:
Connecticut


07/08/2014

Penn State Earns School-Record 136 Spring/At-Large Academic All-Big Ten Honorees

Three Nittany Lions post 4.0 GPA; 285 Honorees in 2013-14 Nittany Lions' Second-Highest

03/06/2014

Bowman, Gross Earn CHA Season Honors

Freshman Laura Bowman named to All-CHA Rookie Team, senior Taylor Gross earns CHA Sportsmanship Award

03/01/2014

Nittany Lions Conclude Season with 3-0 Loss at RIT

Penn State finishes second varsity season 4-29-3 as RIT sweeps series, 2-0

02/28/2014

RIT Breaks Lions' Hearts in 3-2 Overtime Series Opener

Yoxheimer scores twice, Paniccia stops 44 shots; Teams meet at 2 p.m. Saturday for Game 2

02/26/2014

Lions Travel to Third-Seeded RIT for CHA First Round

Penn State, RIT renew rivalry in Rochester starting Friday night

02/04/2013

Women's Hockey vs. Mercyhurst (2/1/13)

Penn State women's hockey hosted No. 7 Mercyhurst on Feb. 1, 2013. Photos by Steve Hass

01/30/2013

Women's Hockey vs. Princeton (1/29/13)

Penn State women's hockey fell to Princeton, 3-0, on Tuesday, January 29, 2013. Photos by Steve Hass.

01/04/2013

Nittany Lions Hang 10 on Cougars

Nittany Lions Hang 10 on Cougars

11/03/2012

Women's Hockey vs. Sacred Heart (11/3/12)

Penn State defeated Sacred Heart, 8-2, on Saturday, Nov. 3 at Greenberg Ice Pavilion.

10/26/2012

Women's Hockey vs. RIT (10/25/12)

Penn State women's hockey took on RIT in a CHA matchup on Oct. 25, 2012 at Greenberg Ice Pavilion.

2013-14 CHA SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD 2013-14 PENN STATE CAPTAIN 2012-13 PENN STATE CAPTAIN

NITTANY LION CAREER
2013-14: Served as Penn State's captain for a second straight season, scoring seven goals, eight assists and 15 points...Was named College Hockey America's Sportsmanship Award winner...Blocked 42 shots...Opened the season with a two-point (1g, 1a) game and a plus-one rating at Vermont (10/4)...Posted assists at Quinnipiac (10/11) and Union (10/18)...Notched second two-point game on a power-play goal and an assist vs. New Hampshire (10/26)...Scored the next game against UNH (10/27)...Scored in back-to-back goals a second time vs. Syracuse (11/10) and RIT (11/15)...Notched the game-winning goal in a victory at Lindenwood (11/23)...Scored final collegiate goal vs. Colgate (1/10)...Assisted in games vs. Princeton (1/28), RIT (1/31), Lindenwood (2/9) and RIT (2/28).

2012-13: As the program's first captain, played in 34 contests, mostly on the top line...Ranked second on the team in points (22), assists (15) and fourth in goals (7)...Fired 92 shots, second most on the squad...Scored four power-play goals, second most on the team...Tallied two assists in season-opening 5-3 win at Vermont (10/6)...Rattled off seven-game point streak (10/19-11/10)...Tallied a goal and an assist in games at Sacred Heart (10/20) and vs. RIT (10/26)...Posted season-high three points in an 8-2 victory over Sacred Heart (11/3) behind a goal and two assists...Scored a goal in Penn State's 3-2 win over CHA rival Lindenwood (11/17)...Tallied a goal at RIT (2/15), at Robert Morris (2/22) and at RIT (3/2) in game-two of the CHA First Round...Tallied five multiple point games...Blocked 30 shots.

2012: Played on the Penn State club hockey team during the spring semester.

COLLEGE CAREER
At UConn 2011: Played the first half of the season for the Huskies in 11 games, scoring once and adding an assist...Recorded 19 shots...Scored lone goal of the season against Minnesota-Duluth (10/14)...Assisted on second goal of 3-0 win over Maine (10/22).

At UConn 2010-11: Tabbed UConn's Rookie of the Year after leading the Huskies with 23 points on a team-high 12 goals and 11 assists...Ranked fourth in scoring among Hockey East freshmen...One of just two Hockey East freshmen to record a hat trick during the season vs. Sacred Heart (11/27)...Named the Hockey East Rookie of the Week after posting the game-tying goal against Northeastern (2/6)...Netted two game-winners during the season, against Clarkson (10/9) with first collegiate goal and then against Sacred Heart (11/27) in the Nutmeg Classic...Posted the lone UConn goal at Syracuse (10/16)...Assisted on the game-winning goal versus New Hampshire (11/13)...Recorded UConn's first goal in a 2-1 victory over New Hampshire (11/14)...Tallied the Huskies' lone goal at Providence (12/5)...Ended the contest at Colgate (10/15) with a +2 rating after tallying UConn's final goal of the game...Recorded a pair of assists during two contests, against Robert Morris (1/9) and versus Providence (2/13)...Tallied a season-high six shots against Northeastern (2/26) in the WHEA Tournament.

BEFORE COLLEGE
Served as assistant captain on the Colorado Select 19U Club team...Recorded 36 goals and 44 assists in 38 games played...Attended Pine Creek High School.

PERSONAL
Taylor Anne Gross was born March 11, 1992 in Colorado Springs, Colo. to Dennis and Kim...Has one sister, Tori, and a brother, Tyler...Cousin, Cody, plays goalie for the Niagara men's hockey team...Majoring in biology and intends to teach and coach after graduation.

QUOTING GROSS ON PENN STATE
"I chose Penn State because of the amazing atmosphere surrounding athletics as well as the outstanding academic programs."

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