Taylor Buchanan   |   #31   |   G

Height: 5-9

Hometown: Fort Frye, Ohio

Previous School: Fort Frye H.S.

Eligibility: Sr.

Major: Business

W. Basketball: Taylor Buchanan

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.

2015-16 (Junior)

2014-15 (Sophomore)
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.

2013-14 (Freshman)
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...

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