Blugold Super Six
A four-year letterwinner, Talbot enjoyed a phenomenal senior season in which she spearheaded a Blugold defense that posted 14 shutouts and allowed just 12 goals in 22 games. For her efforts, she was tabbed the WIAC Player of the Year, named to the NSCAA All-America third team and also selected as an NSCAA first team Scholar All-American. She was also a team captain and team MVP last year when the Blugolds won their third consecutive conference regular season and tournament championship and advanced to the NCAA tournament for a third straight year. With Talbot in the starting lineup over the last three years, the Blugolds posted a 23-0-3 record in conference play and a 56-8-7 overall mark. During those 71 games, the Blugolds notched 46 shutouts and allowed just 35 goals.
Talbot graduated last May in communication sciences and disorders with a 3.81 cumulative GPA. She just started a two-year graduate program in speech and language pathology at UWEC. She has been active throughout her career in her major field of study. She was a swimming instructor for both normally developing children and children with autism and cerebral palsy. She interned with a speech therapist in Scotland during a study abroad program the spring semester of her junior year. She has been involved in a student-faculty collaborative research project and as a counselor with the Grace Lutheran Foundation in a Before/After School Care and Summer Day Camp program. She was on the executive board of UWEC’s National Student Speech-Language Hearing Association. She has been a Reading and study strategies tutor, a reading partners volunteer and a Newman Center volunteer. Based on the strength of her academics and athletics, she was UWEC’s nominee this past year for the NCAA Woman of the Year award.