Dunham named team MVP
First Mid with the accolade in five years
Dunham previously was a third-team honoree last year
Navy Women’s Basketball Wins School Record Tying 16th-Straight Home Game as Mids knock off Boston, 59-48
Senior Taylor Dunham leads the Mids with 17 points
Mids win second game in a row
Women's basketball vs. Loyola. Photos by Phil Hoffmann.
Women's basketball vs. Holy Cross. Jan. 2, 2017. Photos by Phil Hoffmann.
Women's Basketball vs. Iona
Women's basketball vs. Colgate Feb. 14, 2015 Photos by Phil Hoffmann
Army at Navy women's basketball game. Feb. 7, 2015 Photos by Phil Hoffmann
Has garnered academic honors from the USNA in each of her six completed semesters ... was named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll in 2015 and `17.
2016-17 Season Notes
Ranked fourth in the Patriot League with an asisst-to-turnover ratio of 1.7 ... ranked sixth in the league with a three-point field goal percentage of .409 ... scored 10 or more points in 12 games and handed out at least five assists in seven games ... her career high for points was a 17-point effort at Bucknell when she was 4-6 from three-point land and 6-10 from the floor in all ... 10 of her 17 points came in the fourth quarter ... also scored 15 points in Navy's home opener against Hofstra ... was 5-7 from the floor in that game ... set a career-high for assists in a game when she posted seven helpers against Loyola ... added 10 points and six steals in that game against the Greyhounds ... scored 13 points in 4-5 shooting from three-point range in Navy's ensuing game against Lafayette ... tallied five rebounds in both of those games ... also had six assists, six rebounds and five steals at Loyola ... was 4-7 from three-point range in scoring 12 points while adding four rebounds and three assists at Army ... totaled 11 points, four steals, three rebounds and three assists in league tournament semifinal round victory over Army ... posted nine points, seven rebounds, four assists, one block, one steal and just one turnover in 33 minutes of Navy's WNIT overtime game at George Washington ... totaled four or more rebounds in 17 games ... made multiple triples in 15 games ... shot at least 50% from three-point land in 16 games.
2015-16 Season Notes
Missed the entire 2015-16 season due to a torn left ACL suffered in the fall of 2015.
2014-15 Season Notes
Became the sixth freshman and first in 14 years (Maile Shimoda) to lead Navy in assists ... her average of 2.8 helpers a game was the best among freshmen in the league and ranked seventh overall ... her 87 assists on the year ranks fourth among freshmen in school history ... handed out four or more assists in 15 games on the year, while the rest of the Navy squad did so a total of 11 times ... tallied five assists in four games ... made the first buzzer-beating shot in her life when she made a layup as the horn sounded to give Navy a 65-63 win at Colgate ... scored all of her season-high (at the time) nine points in the second half ... accounted for the deciding points in Navy's very next game against Lehigh ... made a three-point shot with 91 seconds left to give Navy a 45-44 lead, then made a pair of free throws with 12.2 seconds left to close out the scoring in a 47-44 win ... tallied 11 points, a season-high eight points and four assists in the game ... notched 10 of her season-high 14 points in the second half ---- including a pair of free throws with 1.5 seconds left and Navy holding a three-point lead ---- at Lafayette ... was tabbed as the league's freshman of the week after that game ... made 5-of-10 shots from the floor in scoring 13 points in Navy's league tournament win over Bucknell ... grabbed four or more rebounds in 14 games.
Graduated from Volcano Vista High School ... earned four letters in both basketball and soccer at the school ... in basketball, was part of state title winning teams in both 2012 and `14 ... individually, earned first-team all-state (N.M.) honors as a senior and all-district accolades in each of her final three years ... also was tabbed as the 2014 player of the year for her district and for the Albuquerque Metro area ... in soccer, also won a state title in 2010, while receiving three all-state, four all-district and three All-Metro laurels ... was selected as her school's athlete of the year as a senior after previously receiving seasonal athlete-of-the-year nods twice ... was a member of the National Honor Society, the Spanish Honor Society and the Math Honor Society ... her high school basketball coach was Lisa Villareal.
Is an operations research major ... has already been pre-selected to receive nuclear submarines for her service assignment.