Athletic Hall of Fame
Nancy Melvin Taylor
- First Lady Jacket All-American in field hockey
- Four-year starter at forward
- Led team in scoring as a sophomore (11 goals/2 assists), as a junior (14 goals/2 assists), and as a senior breaking the UR scoring record with 17 goals/6 assists
- Three selections to All-State Division III teams ('83, '84, and '85)
- Voted to two All-State tournament teams ('84 and '85)
- Led the 1984 AIAW Division III State Championship team as junior co-captain
- Two consecutive ECAC Division III Mid-Atlantic Tournament Titles ('84 and '85)
- Voted Mideast Regional All-American First Team as a junior
- As senior co-captain, received All-State, All-State Tourney, and All-American honors
- UR record setter in game-winning goals (6) in one season ('85); most career goals (50); and most career points (64)
- Ranked in 1985, by Coach Possee, as "Best offensive player in UR history"
- Judged by opposing coaches as "One of the best forwards in the East"
- Graduated with high honors with a BS in nursing in 1986
- Passed away November, 2003