Taylor Thornton



Northwestern University

2 x Team Captain

2023 Western Lacrosse Hall of Fame inductee ( first female)

2018 Northwestern University Athletic Hall of Fame inductee ( first ballot)

2 x Division 1 National Champion (2011 & 2012) | (4 final four appearances)

2013 Sports Illustrated Female Athlete of the Year Finalist 

2012 Lacrosse Honda Sports Award Winner (National Player of the Year) 

2012 Tewaaraton Award Finalist 

3 x American Lacrosse Conference Champion 

2011 IWLCA National Defender of the Year

2011 Team USA member 

4 x All American (second in program history) 

4 X All American Lacrosse Conference selection

Northwestern Athletics’ 2012 nominee for Suzy Favor Big Ten Female Athlete of the Year Award and 2013 NCAA Woman of the Year Award


Coaching Experience

GRIT Dallas, 2023- Present

LA WAVE, 2015-2019



Dallas, Texas | The Hockaday School alumna (Lifer!)