|Hometown:||Palos Park, Ill.|
|High School:||Amos Alonzo Stagg HS|
2016-17: Enters her senior campaign with an 83.85 career scoring average which is ninth lowest in program history... Her 58.5 career rounds played are 17th in the Tusculum record book.
2015-16: Finished fourth on the team with her 83.4 scoring average... Played in all nine tournaments where she recorded four top-20 finishes, including twice in the top-10 and one top-five performance... Finished fifth at the Pioneer Classic with 81-79=160... Tied for eighth place with a season-low 79-80=159 at the Converse Spring Invitational... Finished 11th at the Tusculum Fall Classic with a 27-hole total of 77-41=118... Tied for 17th place at the Agnes McAmis Memorial (79-83=162)... 21st at the SAC Championship with a career-best 54-hole score of 81-79-81=241.
2014-15: Third on the team with an 83.16 stroke average... Recorded three top-15 finishes... Tied for 13th place at the Agnes McAmis Memorial with back-to-back rounds of 79-79=158... Finished 14th at the Pioneer Classic... Tied for 15th at the Tusculum Fall Classic, including an opening day 74... Finished 32nd at the SAC Championship... Shot 74 in the final round of the Tusculum/Kiawah Island Intercollegiate.
2013-14: Finished second on the team with her 84.86 stroke average which is the seventh lowest posted by a freshman in program history... Played in all 10 events (21 rounds)... Tied for 18th place at the SAC Championships with 257, including an opening round 80... Posted back-to-back rounds of 80-80 for a season-low 160 at the Myrtle Beach Intercollegiate to finish 29th... Finished 30th at the TSYS Collegiate with 85-85-89=259.
High School: Graduated from Amos Alonzo Stagg HS in Palos Hills, Ill... Coached by Missy Mason... Medalist in every school match... Won one tournament... Shot a career-best 3-under par in a school match... Two-time team MVP... Most Improved Player Award recipient as a sophomore... Junior Club Champion at Geneva National (4 times)... Junior Club Champion at Cog Hill (3 times)... 9-hole stroke average: 38.0... Scoring average of 78.0... State Tournament qualifier.
Personal: Full name is Taylor Kara Lambertsen... Born June 25, 1995 in Hinsdale, Ill... Daughter of David and Donna Lambertsen... Sister - Payton... Majoring in sport management... Athletic Director's Honor Roll... Dean's List... Completed a summer internship with the Greeneville Astros in 2014... Future plans: Golf Tournament Director; Hobbies: Working with Special Olympics and junior golf tournament organization... Favorite midnight snack: Ben and Jerry's Ice Cream--Fish Food; Favorite musical artist: Jason Alean, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan; Taylor can't imagine a week without: Golf; Most thrilling moment in sports: Winning her first tournament and shooting a 65... Advice to kids: "You may not be there, but you're closer that you were yesterday. Keep on practicing"; Favorite color: Blue; Favorite food: Pizza and Ice Cream; People Taylor most admires: Her parents and her high school coach; Toughest player Taylor has ever played against: Alexis Bierdizycki (or Tiger Woods in the Wii video game); What people don't know about Taylor: Started playing golf in her freshman year in high school and was a cheerleader for eight year before that; When she was a kid, Taylor tried to be like: Gerina Piller.