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Raheem Taylor-Parkes

F/M
Position
5'7''
Height
160 lbs.
Weight
Freshman
Class
Tampa, Fla.
Hometown
YSC Academy
High School

2017
• Appeared in 14 games, making seven starts
• Scored his first collegiate goal, a game-winner, on Sept. 12 against Marquette making just his second ever start
• Scored the first goal in the first half against Pittsburgh on Oct. 20, just 16 seconds after coming on as a reserve
• Made starts in his final six games including the ACC Championship against Wake Forest and NCAA Tournament match against Fordham
• Played a full 90 minutes and attempted one shot at Duke on Oct. 27

2016
• Played in 15 matches; made his first start in Vermont match in NCAA tournament after seeing action in 14 games off bench
• Was second on the team in assists with three (Coastal Carolina, Radford, William & Mary)
• Speedy and tough to knock off the ball

PREP
• Member of Philadelphia Union Academy
• Was top join goal scorer in 2014-15 and 2015-16 from Union Academy
• Played for Canadian U-15 and U-17 national teams
• Member of US Soccer residency in 2014
• Graduated from YSC Academy
• Won national championship with Montverde Academy in 2012-13 season

PERSONAL
• Parents are Arnold Parkes and Jennifer Taylor
• Mother prepared for Olympics with Jamaica in track and field in 1974
• Has two older sisters, Tania and Roxanne
• Born in Toronto, Ontario