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By: Jarrel Harris, Special to SienaSaints.com
2013 MAAC Women's Soccer Championships
Women's Soccer Senior Day (10/12/13)
Women's Soccer vs. UMass-Lowell (9/16/13)
Women's Soccer Photo Shoot
Women's Soccer at Vermont (9/19/12)
AS A JUNIOR: Saw action in 13 games, making first 10 career starts...Scored first two collegiate goals and totaled five points...Scored game-winning at Vermont (Sept. 18)...Tallied a goal in win at Canisius (Sept. 30)...Dished out an assist vs. Rider (Oct. 26).
AS A SOPHOMORE: Appeared in 13 games...Dished out first career point - an assist - at Delaware (Sept. 9)...Took 15 shots including 10 on goal.
AS A FRESHMAN: Appeared in nine games, logging 112 minutes off the bench...Earned minutes in both MAAC Tournament games and the NCAA Women's College Cup...Played a season-high 38 minutes at Niagara (Oct. 17).
BEFORE SIENA: Two-time All-State AA forward...Played four years of varsity soccer at Cicero-North Syracuse...Scored 78 career goals and had 45 assists...Class AA CNYCL All-League (2007-09)...All-CNY (2008-09)...Along with her twin sister Coreena, she was team captain of her high school team as well as her club team, Syracuse Blitz Tsunami...Played nine years for Syracuse Blitz Tsunami and led them to the 2010 NYS West State Cup Championship...NYS Varsity Scholar Athlete.
PERSONAL: Born September 17, 1992...Daughter of Daniel and Colleen D'Alfonso...Triplets with her brother Alexander, who plays soccer at the Sage College of Albany, and Coreena who is also a sophomore on the Siena women's soccer team...Plans to major in the Health Science field...Enjoys playing volleyball, boating, tubing and jet skiing in her free time...Also recruited by Buffalo, LaSalle, LeMoyne, Mercy College and Philadelphia University.
KARBOWSKI ON D'ALFONSO:"Taylor had many great moments during her junior year and has shown flashes of being a dominating striker. She has great pace and can strike a shot with either foot. She has developed some touch and better placement to finish around the goal and is poised for her senior year."
TAYLOR D'ALFONSO'S CAREER STATISTICS