Barto on McCool: "Taylor brings a lot of experience up front, and should defintely make a bigger impact in his senior year." (2003 Junior): Played in 18 games, started one ... recorded one assist on the year, against Bowling Green (Sept. 21) in a 2-1 win.Gonzaga 2002: Played in eight games with two goals and one assist...scored two goals, including the game winner at 101:37, as Gonzaga battled from a 2-0 deficit to defeat the University of San Diego 3-2 in double overtime. (2001) The only freshman to play in and start all 16 matches, was second on teh team in shots with 25...Scored his first collegiate goal against San Diego State University at the Diadora Classic hosted by Oregon State University...Only other goal of the season came in a 4-1 win over Loyola Marymount University...one of two freshmen to start in NCAA College Cup match against the University of Portland.
High School: Earned four varisty letters at Mountain View High in Bend, Ore...senior season was second-team All-State with 18 goals...junior season was Intermountain Conference MVP and first-team All-State for Oregon State 4A co-champions...sopohomore season set school and IMC scoring record with 28 goals..3-year team captain...played for the Oregon 82's State ODP team from 1996-00...team captured Oregon State Cup in 2000 and 2001, was a Regional finalist in 2001...named to the 2000 Tourney Sport USA High School All-Star Tournament Team.
Personal: Taylor Joseph McCool...Born Sept.. 3, 1982, in Bend, Ore., to parents Bob and Mary McCool...Has two brothers and two sisters...Younger brother Taylor also plays for the Rebels...Held a 3.81 high school GPA...Fitness management major at UNLV.