33 Taylor Hobbs
33 Taylor Hobbs
Height: 5-3
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Oakland, Calif.
High School: Bishop O'Dowd
Position: M
Major: Branford

Off the Field:

  • Volunteer at Bushrod Parks and Rec
  • Worked with inner city kids in the hopes of keeping them off the streets and out of trouble

Before Yale: First team all-league selection and team captain as a senior at Bishop O’Dowd High School… Earned second team all-league honors as a junior… Four-year letterwinner… Helped lead Bishop O’Dowd to a pair of CIF North Coast Section titles… Four-time CIF North Coast Section Scholar Athlete… Played club soccer for the EBU Bay Oaks Bombers ’95 and was a team captain… Participated in the Region IV Olympic Development Program.

Personal: Volunteered at Bushrod Recreational Center, working with inner-city youth… Coached at a youth soccer camp for three summers.

Why Yale? “I was looking for a school that embodied competitive sports along with challenging academics. I was also intrigued by Yale’s culturally rich and diverse student body. Overall, Yale just seemed like a great place for me to grow as a person in many different realms.”