5 Taylor Adair
5 Taylor Adair
Height: 5-8
Year: So.
Hometown: Lake Forest, Calif.
High School: El Toro HS
Position: Utility

2013 (Sophomore):
Adair wrapped up a fantastic sophomore season with a team-best 54 goals, appearing in 31 games for Pacific. She became one of just nine players in school history to notch at least 50 goals in a single season, and now ranks 13th in program history with 84 career scores. Adair set a career high with five goals versus Hawai'i (Apr. 6), while scoring four goals against Concordia (Mar. 3), UC Santa Barbara (Mar. 24) and UC Irvine (Mar. 30), respectively. All told, she notched 15 multi-goal games, good for most on the team. Adair also added 18 assists, 23 steals and four drawn ejections. 

2012 (Freshman):
One of six Tigers to appear in all 29 matches, Adair had a stellar freshman campaign that saw her finish with 30 goals, the most of any first-year player. She was one of only three freshman in the Big West to rank among the top 25 in goals. Adair recorded 10 multi-goal games on the year including three hat tricks. She came on down the stretch, recording six goals in league play, including Pacific’s two overtime goals in its win over CSU Northridge on Apr. 14. Adair added 20 assists, 17 steals, seven drawn ejections and three field blocks to her final stat line.

High School:
Adair attended El Toro High School in Lake Forest, Calif., where she earned two letters in water polo for the Chargers. A co-captain and All-South Coast League selection as a senior, she led her water polo team to a second-place finish in conference play and a quarterfinal berth in the CIF Tournament. She was given the Most Improved award as a junior and helped her team to a second-place finish in the Seaview League and an appearance in the CIF Tournament. Adair also earned four letters in swimming and paced her team to league championships in 2008, 2009, and 2010, and a runner-up finish in 2011. Academically, Adair was a four-year member of her school's Honor Roll and was an Academic Torch Award recipient as a sophomore, junior, and senior.

Adair was a member of the Saddleback-El Toro (SET) Club, and participated in many national tournaments. As a member of SET's U-21 team, she placed eighth at the 2011 Junior Olympics. In 2010, Adair played on SET's U-18 squad, winning the Mikasa Cup and finishing fifth at the Top-40 Team Tournament and eighth at the Junior Olympics.

Adair was born in Carlsbad, Calif., and is the daughter of Doug and Erin Adair. She lists her hobbies as reading, dirtbiking, and surfing. Adair will pursue a degree in sports sciences with a concentration in sports medicine, and hopes to become a physical therapist.