Born May 2nd, 1995... Majoring in Business with a minor in Marketing... Aspires to earn her Masters in Business Administration... Chose PBA because it offered her the opportunity to continue her education as well as her basketball career in a friendly Christian environment and in a beautiful location... Favorite verse is Joshua 1:9... Favorite team is The Ohio State University Buckeyes... Favorite athlete is LeBron James... Daughter of Robert and Melissa Buchanan... Has one sibling: Kasey.
Taylor appeared in 20 games as a sophomore, starting in 13 of them before missing the end of the season due to an injury...Averaged 20 minutes per game...Shot 36% from the field, 25% from the 3-point line, and a team high 78% from the charity stripe...Recorded her first career double-double on December 1st against UPR- Bayamon, scoring 12 points and grabbing 11 rebounds...Scored in double figures 5 times on the season...Hit big free throws down the final stretch of games, including going 8-10 from the line to help beat Saint Leo on December 13th.
Worked her way into the starting lineup early in the season and wound up making 17 starts in 24 games as a true freshman... Averaged 4.3 points and 2.9 rebounds per game... Also averaged an even 1.0 assist per contest... Scored a season-high 17 points against Eckerd College on November 20th while also pulling down seven rebounds... Grabbed a career-best eight rebounds against Florida Tech on December 3rd... Dished out three assists on two different occassions, while registering two blocks against Florida Tech on November 16th... Shot 78.4% from the free throw line on the season, which included a 6-for-6 performance from the charity stripe against Lynn University on January 4th.
Played basketball for head coach Dan Leidtke while attending Fort Frye High School... Career highlighted by a First Team All-Ohio selection, East District Player of the Year, Ohio Valley Athletic Conference First Team, a four-time All-Pioneer Valley Conference selection, a three-time First Team District 12 member, and a two-time First Team Division III A.P. East District and First Team Mid-Ohio Valley selection... Led the Cadets in scoring three straight years, while serving as a team captain for two seasons... Was a major contributor in Fort Frye's most historic season of girls basketball, where they set the record for wins in a season and made the first final four appearance in the state tournament... Was ranked as a Ohio Top 100 Underclassman for three years... Also graduated Cum Laude with her Associates Degree from Washington State Community College where she was Phi Theta Kappa, a member of the Dean's List, being a member of the National Honor Society, Honor Roll, and earning a Merit Diploma...