Elyse Taylor
Elyse Taylor
Height: 5-7
Year: So
Hometown: Mission, Texas
High School: Pomfret School (Conn.)

Getting to Know Elyse

  • Why did you choose to attend Mount Holyoke? - It's a great place to be premed while getting a liberal arts education, and because I love playing squash.
  • What do you like best about Mount Holyoke? -  The squash team.
  • Favorite Sports Movie - Mighty Ducks
  • Best Sporting Event Ever Attended - Baltimore Orioles game
  • Favorite Pro Sports Team - Miami Heat
  • Favorite TV Show  - Scrubs
  • Favorite Athlete(s) - Michael Jordan
  • Childhood Idol - Sporty Spice or the kid from "Free Willy"
  • Hobbies - Watching movies, reading, doing puzzles, sleeping.
  • Best Concert You Ever Attended - Jack Johnson
  • Magazine Cover You'd Like to Be On - Forbes
  • Biggest Fear - Being chased
  • Most Famous Person Ever Met - Tim Duncan
  • Person You'd Like to Have Dinner With - James Franco
  • Most Prized Possession - My life.
  • Place You'd Like to Visit - New Zealand
  • First Memory of Your Sport - Running into the wall so hard that my shoulder was bruised.
  • Most Memorable Moment in College Athletics - Hearing that my team beat MIddlebury last year at nationals.
  • Pre-Game Rituals - Listening to "The Message" by Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five
  • Best Advice From a Coach -  "Just play"
  • If You Had $1 Billion Dollars You Would - Put $50,000 in a savings account, donate 10 squash courts to MHC, and then divide the rest up and give it away.
  • Career Aspirations - Surgeon