The tournament will be hosted by Ak-Chin Southern Dunes Golf Club for the first time
Blunt Claims Second-Straight top-15 finish
Blunt Pacing Cowgirls at 153 (+9)
Third-Annual Tournament Held in Palm Desert
Blunt and Wood card best finishes this season
2014-15 (Sophomore): Dorans had a successful sophomore season for UW, as she played in all 11 tournaments. She recorded a career-low score of 71 (-1) in the first round of the Mountain View Collegiate. She 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. Her lowest tournament score was at the Grand Canyon Invitational with a total tally of 227 (+11). Dorans played 31 rounds and had a stroke average of 78.1, which was the third lowest on the team. She wrapped up the year at the Mountain West Championships with a 243 (+27), where she tied for 43rd. Dorans was also 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. She played in 27 rounds averaging 80.7 strokes per round. Dorans 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). Dorans also 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 joins 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. As a junior she finished the CHSAA 4A Championship in fourth place. She is a three-time All-State honoree, earning the honor from her freshmen to junior year. She is also a two-time Northern League MVP. She was named the 2012 Boulder Daily Camera Player of the Year. She was also 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. In the classroom, Dorans is a four-year honor member and a member of National Honor Society. She also 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. She also has two older sisters, Molly who plays golf at Montana State University in Bozeman, Mont., and Danielle, who plays golf at the University of Nebraska at Kearney. At UW, she will major in Mechanical Engineering.