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Holly Taylor

2009 Hall of Fame Inductee

Class: 1978

A 1978 graduate, Taylor was recognized for her leadership by being named captain of both squads. Taylor was a key component of the 1977 Keystone field hockey team, a team that captured the NJCAA Region XIX Championship and advanced to the title game of the 1977 NJCAA Championships, where the Giants finished second in the nation. Her play during that stellar season earned her a NJCAA All-American selection, as well as recognition as a member of the All-Region team.

Her 14 career assists in field hockey is still the top standard in the Keystone record books. 

Taylor also excelled on the hardwood, as she earned All-Region selections in 1977 and 1978, as well as being named team most valuable player over that same stretch. Many of her accomplishments during that time still rank among top of the Keystone women's basketball record book. 

She is currently 12th all-time for points scored in a career with 830 and ranks 10th and 11th for points in a season with 424 and 406 respectively. Her 25.4ppg average during the 1976-77 season still ranks as the second best output all-time and 19.0ppg career average is the fifth best all-time at Keystone. She was also selected as the 1977-78 Outstanding Athlete at Keystone.

A biology major while at the College, she earned inclusion to the President's list for three of her four semesters and as a result was named as the Thurston Scholar-Athlete Award recipient in 1978. 

Following graduation from Keystone she continued her academic and athletic career at Haverford College where she was captain of the field hockey program. In 1993 Haverford awarded her the Forman Award for Athletic Excellence & Service to Society, as she became the first female to have the honored bestowed on her. 

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