Taylor Duchon joins the women's basketball and golf coaching staffs as graduate assistant in 2018-19.
Duchon comes to D'Youville from Thiel College where she played four years of basketball for the Tomcats. During her four-year playing career, Taylor was a consistent scorer for Thiel. She was in the team's top four in scoring every season - including finish second in scoring for the 2016-17 season with 13.6 PPG.
To begin her career with the Tomcats, Duchon scored a career high 22 points against Penn State-Behrend in 2014-15. She add career highs in free throws made (6), free throws attempted (7), field goals made (7), and field goals attempted (15) that season.
A graduate of Baldwin High School in Pittsburgh, PA, Taylor played high school basketball as well as AAU basketball for the SMAC and Western PA Bruins.
When asked, Duchon said her favorite thing about basketball was "watching the development of athletes in a physical and mental state on and off the court." She aspires to be a head women's basketball coach in the future.