Stephanie Taylor
Stephanie Taylor
Height: 5-6
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Fort Lauderdale, FL
High School: Pine Crest School
Parents: Patrick & Susan Taylor

Senior (2020-21):

ITA All-American in doubles…All-UAA selection in both singles and doubles…NCAA Division III Doubles National Runner-Up…ITA South Region Most Improved Senior…Taylor was a tremendous catalyst for the Eagles during her senior season, compiling a 12-4 record in doubles and a 4-1 mark in singles…Went 5-0 at the No. 2 doubles position with Christina Watson and added a key three-set come-from-behind victory at No. 3 singles in the NCAA semifinals against Tufts, helping the Eagles capture the NCAA national championship…At the NCAA Individual Championships, Taylor and Watson battled their way to the NCAA title match before falling in the all-Emory final in three sets to Ysabel Gonzalez-Rico and Katie Chang (2-6, 7-5, 3-6).

Junior (2019-20):

Named to the All-University Athletic Association Team in doubles…Went 4-5 at the No.-1 position with Christina Watson during the spring, ending the year ranked as the No.-13 doubles pairing in Division III and No.-3 in the Atlantic South region…Posted a 5-3 record in singles and advanced the round of 16 during the ITA South Regional tournament…Reached the semifinals of the doubles draw at the ITA South Regional playing alongside Lauren Yoon.

Sophomore (2018-19):

Finished her sophomore season with a 15-6 record in singles and ranked tied for second on the team with 24 doubles victories, going 24-10 overall…Tied for the team lead in doubles wins during the spring season, going 18-3 with Christina Watson at the No. 3 position…The duo won 14 of their first 15 matches to begin the spring slate including 11 in a row…They added an unblemished 4-0 record during Emory’s NCAA tournament run to the national semifinals… Reached the quarterfinals in the singles portion and semifinals of the doubles draw at the ITA South Region Championships in the fall.

Freshman (2017-18):

Taylor was an immediate contributor for the Eagles during her rookie season, compiling a 17-12 singles record to go along with a 22-10 record in doubles en route to being named to the All-University Athletic Association Second Team in doubles. Taylor and doubles partner Anna Fuhr finished the year ranked 18th nationally, recording an 18-7 overall record and a 16-6 mark at second doubles. The tandem went a perfect 5-0 during Emory’s NCAA tournament run including an 8-6 victory over CMS’ Catherine Allen and Caroline Cox in the championship match. Earlier in the season, Taylor and Fuhr were undefeated at second doubles in three UAA Championship matches, earning a spot on the UAA All-Tournament team. In the fall, Taylor was a quarterfinalist in the ITA South Regional singles tournament and reached the semifinals with Emma Perelman in the doubles draw. Taylor added a 3-1 record during her five matches during Emory’s NCAA tournament run including a 6-4, 6-2 win over Middlebury in the semifinals.

Career Record:

SINGLES TOTAL 1 2 3 4 5 6 Tour Final Nat'l Rank Final Reg. Rank
2017-18 17-12 -- -- 1-1 4-5 2-0 5-1 5-5 NR NR
2018-19 15-6 -- 2-0 1-0 2-0 2-1 0-1 8-4 NR NR
2019-20 5-3 -- -- -- -- -- -- 5-3 NR NR
2020-21 4-1 -- -- 3-1 1-0 -- -- -- 42nd 14th
Total 41-22 -- 2-0 5-2 7-5 4-1 5-2 18-12  
DOUBLES TOTAL 1 2 3   Tour Final Nat'l Rank Final Reg. Rank
2017-18 22-10 -- 16-6 -- 6-4 18th 5th
2018-19 24-10 -- 2-0 16-3 6-7 NR 15th
2019-20 9-9 4-5 -- -- 5-4 13th 3rd
2020-21 12-4 3-0 6-3 -- 3-1 2nd 2nd
Total 67-33 7-5 24-9 16-3 20-16  


2017-18 All-University Athletic Association Second Team No. 2 Doubles
UAA All-Tournament Team No. 2 Doubles
2019-20 All-University Athletic Association No. 1 Doubles
2020-21 NCAA Division III National Participant Doubles Finals
ITA All-America Doubles
All-University Athletic Association No. 3 Singles
No. 2 Doubles
ITA Atlantic South Most Improved Senior

Prior to Emory:

Was a four-year member of the Pine Crest tennis team, serving as a team captain all four years...Ranked as a four-star recruit by as the team's no.-1 singles and no.-1 doubles player all four seasons...2015 Sun Sentinal and Miami Herald Player of the Year after leading the Pine Crest School to its first state title in 35 years...2014 Class 2A state doubles champion...AP Scholar.


Born on February 28th...Daughter of Patrick and Susan Taylor.

Why she chose Emory?

"I chose Emory because it had high academic statistics and the great women's tennis program."