The Dearbaugh File
Full Name: Taylor Dearbaugh
Place of Birth: Dayton, Ohio
Parents: Bill and Terry
Siblings: Katie and Lauren
Club Team/Coach: Cincinnati United Premier Crew Juniors Gold 91
Q & A
What is your nickname, why? TayBug, a neighbor called me that when I was two and it stuck.
What is your favorite childhood memory? Going to Disney World with my family almost every year since I was three.
Why did you choose UK? Good distance from home, love the campus and the team/coaches.
Serena or Venus? Serena
What is your favorite television show? Grey’s Anatomy
If you could be a superhero, who would it be? Spiderman
What is the funniest memory you have of one of your teammates? We were at a tournament in Indiana and after our game we went to a mall. One of my teammates is really short and skinny so we tried to fit her in a suitcase in one of the stores.
Who is your favorite athlete? Messi…and everyone else on Barcelona’s team
What do you want to be when you grow up? I’m majoring in Engineering, but I really have no idea!
What is something surprising that few people know about you? I am extremely shy
What is your favorite food? Either steak or chocolate
Who is your role model? My Great Grandma, she was always full of love and life
If you could eat dinner with one person, living or dead, who would it be… And why? My Nana, she died when I was only 10, she used to come to all my soccer games and she would have loved to watch me play soccer as a Wildcat!
What were your best and worst job experiences? One of my favorite volunteer jobs is working with TOPSoccer, it is a program that brings the opportunity to play soccer to any boy or girl who has a mental or physical disability.
If you could do one community service project, what would it be? Building a house for someone who lost theirs
If there was a movie of your life, who would play you? Miley Cyrus
Beets — Fruit? Vegetable? Or item best left on the shelf? Shelf