16 Abigail Taft
16 Abigail Taft
Height: 5-6
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Shaker Heights, OH
High School: Hathaway Brown
Position: M/F

2008: Played in all 17 games, starting 16 … Finished second on the team in scoring with 14 points, all goals, including two game-winning goals … Named Ivy League Rookie of the Week in back-to-back weeks in October … Before Brown: A two-sport athlete at Hathaway Brown School, Taft played field hockey and lacrosse for all four years, serving as a team captain for both sports as a senior and for the field hockey team as a junior … A four-year starter in both sports, Taft led her field hockey team in assists as a junior senior … As a senior, she earned Plain Dealer All-Star honors, All-Region, and All-Ohio recognition … Helped to lead her field hockey team to the Ohio State semi-finals for the fourth straight year in 2007 … Was named the Plain Dealer Player of the Year as a junior, earning All-Ohio, First Team Northeast Ohio Field Hockey League, and Team MVP honors as well … Also earned All-Conference Honorable Mention as a freshman and sophomore … National Futures Participant for five years … Also helped to lead lacrosse team to the 2008 ISL Championship … Led her lacrosse team in scoring for final three seasons, earned Team MVP as a senior … Personal: Daughter of Peter and Linda Taft, Abigail has two sisters, Lea and Lucy … Undecided on a concentration.