Women's Soccer
Taya Hjorth - Women's Soccer - University of Kentucky Athletics 12


  • position Defender
  • height 5-8
  • class Sophomore
  • Hometown Commerce Township, Michigan
  • Previous School Florida State
  • High school Walled Lake Central High School
  • Major Exercise Science

2023 (Junior)

  • Made 16 starts at center back while appearing in 18 matches
  • Scored first collegiate goal in win over UT Martin
  • Had three shots on goal on the season
  • Was fifth on the team in minutes played with 1532
  • CSC Academic All-District
  • 2023 SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll

2022 (Redshirt Freshman)

  • Joined the Wildcats in Spring 2022 as a transfer
  • Played in 14 games during first season of collegiate action, making two starts
  • Made career-debut vs. Ball State, directing a shot on goal in a 3-0 win for UK
  • Made first-collegiate start on the road at LSU, playing a season-high 80 minutes
  • Earned the starting nod at Arkansas
  • Finished the season with 329 minutes of action
  • SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

2021 (Freshman at Florida State)

  • 2021 National Champion
  • Redshirted the 2021 season

Prior to Florida State/UK

  • Played club with Michigan Jaguars FC
  • Led club team to back-to-back state titles in 2017 and 2018
  • Named to the All-Region team at Walled Lake Central High School
  • Also played hockey, winning the state championship in 2018


  • Daughter of Tracy and Tom Hjorth
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