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Taylor Peay was selected by the Timbers with the No. 26 overall pick in the 2014 MLS SuperDraft following his collegiate career at the University of Washington.
ACQUIRED: Selected with the No. 26 pick in the 2014 SuperDraft and signed Feb. 11, 2014.
2014: Spent the majority of the 2014 season on loan with USL PRO side Orange County Blues FC, making 14 appearances ... Played eight minutes as a late-game sub in a 4-1 win over Alpha United FC in CONCACAF Champions League play on Aug. 19 ... Made his first Timbers start, playing 90 minutes in a 3-1 win over Sporting KC in the fifth round of the U.S. Open Cup on June 24 ... Registered his first professional goal in his Timbers debut, playing 34 minutes in a 3-0 win over Orlando City U23s in the U.S. Open Cup on June 17 ... An honorably mention on the USL PRO Team of the Week for Week 8 ... Made his professional debut, going the full 90 minutes in a 2-0 loss to OKC Energy FC on April 5.
COLLEGE: A key member of the University of Washington defensive for four seasons, making 70 appearances (56 starts) from 2010-13 ... Became the third player in UW program history to earn NSCAA First Team All-America honors as a senior in 2013 ... Garnered All-Pac 12 first-team honors following his senior season after helping the Huskies defense concede just 17 goals en route to the conference championship and a berth in the NCAA tournament in 2013 ... Played in three games during the 2013 NCAA tournament, helping Washington reach the Elite 8, the deepest tournament run in school history ... Registered a career-high six goals during his senior season, and was one of 15 finalists for the 2013 MAC Hermann Trophy.
PERSONAL: Born and raised in Salt Lake City, Utah, where he attended Brighton High School ... Was a two-time state champion at Brighton and also played in Real Salt Lake's academy system at the U-17 and U-18 levels ... Enjoys hiking, camping and playing video games in his free time.