Castillo, Knadler tied fifth to lead UW
Cowgirls share lead after 36 holes
UW shot its best round of the tournament on Tuesday
The Cowgirls sit in 15th place
Gibson places second to lead UW
2015-16 (Junior): Taylor Dorans played 18 rounds for UW during her junior campaign • She had a scoring average of 79.9 for the Cowgirls • Began her season in the Cowgirl Desert Intercollegiate and recorded a 244 (+28) • Had her best finish the following week, as she scored a 224 (+8) and tied for 37th at the Denver Ron Moore Intercollegiate • She had a three-round total 248 (+24) at the Wyoming Cowgirl Classic and then closed out the season with a 235 (+19) to tie for 31st at the Bobcat Spring Invite.2014-15 (Sophomore): Dorans had a successful sophomore season for UW, as she played in all 11 tournaments • Recorded a career-low score of 71 (-1) in the first round of the Mountain View Collegiate • Recorded the first three top-25 finishes of her career while her best finish came when she tied for 15th at the Grand Canyon Invitational • Lowest tournament score was at the Grand Canyon Invitational with a total tally of 227 (+11) • Played 31 rounds and had a stroke average of 78.1, which was the third lowest on the team • Wrapped up the year at the Mountain West Championships with a 243 (+27), where she tied for 43rd • Named to the spring 2015 Academic All-MW team.
2013-14 (Freshman): Dorans stepped right into the Cowgirls lineup in her first season with the program • Played in 27 rounds averaging 80.7 strokes per round • Best finish came at the Mountain View Collegiate finishing tied for 42nd with a score of 227 (+11); During the event she tied a career-best score of 74 (+2) • Recorded 74 (+2) in the final round of the Cowgirl Desert Intercollegiate • In her collegiate debut at the CSU Ptarmigan Rams Fall Classic she recorded a 234 (+18) making it her second-best score of the season.
High School: A native of Erie, Colo., Taylor Dorans joined the Cowgirls from Broomfield High School after lettering four years in golf under coach John Ferraro • During Dorans' freshmen and sophomore seasons she finished sixth in the Colorado High School Athletic Association 4A Championship • Finished the CHSAA 4A Championship in fourth place as a junior • A three-time All-State honoree, earning the honor from her freshmen to junior years • Also a two-time Northern League MVP • Named the 2012 Boulder Daily Camera Player of the Year • A member of the Colorado Junior America's Cup team • During the summer of 2012, she competed in the United States Golf Association Junior Girls championship and the Junior World Championship • A four-year honor member and a member of National Honor Society • Earned a Broomfield Super Kid Award with a 4.3 grade point average.
Personal: Dorans was born Nov. 21 in Dolton, Illinois and is the daughter of Rich and Patti Dorans • Has two older sisters, Molly who played golf at Montana State University in Bozeman, Mont., and Danielle, who played golf at the University of Nebraska at Kearney • Majoring in Mechanical Engineering.