VERMILLION, S.D. -- South Dakota women's soccer head coach Michael Thomas is pleased to announce the signing of Taylor Ravelo to a National Letter of Intent. Ravelo will join the Coyotes for the 2020 season.

"Taylor is a player who we targeted early in the recruiting process," Thomas said. "She brings a big, physical presence to the back and we are excited to add her to our 2019-20 recruiting class."

A center defender from Lakewood, California, Ravelo played for the St. Joseph Jesters where she was the team MVP in 2018-19 and earned Most Valuable Defender in 2017-18 as well as Top Scorer in 2017-18. Ravelo earned first team all-league in 2017-18 and second team all-league in 2016-17.

Ravelo is also a star in the classroom as she has earned several outstanding student awards for several subjects. She was also a four-year recipient of the Mother St. John Fontbonne Scholarship.


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