Taylor Peay was selected by the Timbers with the No. 26 overall pick in the 2014 MLS SuperDraft following his collegiate career at the University of Washington.
ACQUIRED: Selected with the No. 26 pick in the 2014 SuperDraft and signed Feb. 11, 2014.
2014: Currently on loan with USL PRO club Orange County Blues ... Made his professional debut April 5, playing the full 90 for Orange County Blues against OKC Energy FC ... Played the final six minutes of a 2-1 win over Sacramento on April 12.
COLLEGE: A key member of the University of Washington defensive for four seasons, making 70 appearances (56 starts) from 2010-13 ... Became the third player in UW program history to earn NSCAA First Team All-America honors as a senior in 2013 ... Garnered All-Pac 12 first-team honors following his senior season after helping the Huskies defense concede just 17 goals en route to the conference championship and a berth in the NCAA tournament in 2013 ... Played in three games during the 2013 NCAA tournament, helping Washington reach the Elite 8, the deepest tournament run in school history ... Registered a career-high six goals during his senior season, and was one of 15 finalists for the 2013 MAC Hermann Trophy.
PERSONAL: Born and raised in Salt Lake City, Utah, where he attended Brighton High School ... Was a two-time state champion at Brighton and also played in Real Salt Lake's academy system at the U-17 and U-18 levels ... Enjoys hiking, camping and playing video games in his free time.