The Ray File
Full Name: Taylor Nicole Ray
Place of Birth: Chapel Hill, N.C.
Hometown: Durham, N.C.
Parents: William and Janet
Siblings: Christopher, Jonathan, Greyson and McCauley
Club Team/Coach: Triangle Futbol Club/Pete Sadin
High School Mascot: Falcons
Q & A
What is your nickname, why? Tay Tay, T-Rex, TayRay, Baby G, Sour Patch
What is your favorite childhood memory? Sleeping on the trampoline with all my siblings in the summer.
Why did you choose UK? Because it’s the best school EVER.
What is your favorite television show? Grey’s Anatomy…if I watch it long enough Patrick Dempsey may propose.
If you could be a superhero, who would it be? The Hulk..if we’re basing it on looks.
What is the funniest memory you have of one of your teammates? Potty Time with Alyssa and Stefi
What do you want to be when you grow up? A pediatrician
What was the last book you read in its entirety on your own? Thomas the Tank Engine
What is your favorite movie? Love and Basketball
What is something surprising that few people know about you? I love to cook.
What is your favorite food? BREAD
Who is your role model? My mom
If you could eat dinner with one person, living or dead, who would it be… And why? Gibby (my grandma)
What is your favorite class? Biology
What is your earliest soccer memory? Snack time when I was 6 years old.
If you could change one thing about the city of Lexington, what would it be? I’d bring it closer to home.
What is your favorite thing about being a student-athlete at UK? CATS
Do you have any pre-game habits? I like to eat before games.
Better 3-hour blockbuster, Titanic, Lord of the Rings or Avatar? Titanic!!
Beets — Fruit? Vegetable? Or item best left on the shelf? Gross
2009: Started every match she played in as a sophomore … Played all 110 minutes at Morehead State … Took season best two shots against Western Kentucky
2008: Big South All-Freshman team … MTSU Soccer Classic All-Tournament Team … Played in 20 games with 19 starts as a true freshman … Held down the defensive midfielder position for the Panthers for much of the season helping team record a program record eight shutouts … Finished with 21 shots including seven on goa l… Scored team’s first goal of the season versus Wofford … Handed out assist in HPU victory over Winthrop
Pre-College: Prepped at C.E. Jordan High School … A four-year varsity letterwinner for the Falcon … Earned several all-tournament accolades during her prep career … Missed a portion of her senior campaign after suffering a knee injury … Member of the Triangle Futbol Club team that captured the 2007 State Cup Championship in North Carolina.