Inducted in 2001
Holli Tapley
Born on December 19, 1978 in Calais, Maine
Calais High School, 1997
Fairfield University (CT), B.A. Communications, 2001

2000-2001: Warner' Classic All-Tournament Team
Holli Tapley Captures ESPN Three-Point Championship
Tapley outduels seven others to capture crown at Final Four.

Minneapolis, MN--Fairfield University women's basketball player Holli Tapley (Calais, ME) captured the women's three ­point contest at the 13th Annual ESPN College Slam Dunk and 3 ­Point Basketball Championships, held at Concordia University in Minneapolis, MN. Tapley scored 15 points in the final round to defeat Kim Woodlee of Kansas State.

Tapley, a 5-foot-7 guard, connected on a school record 209 three pointers over her four years with the Stags, surpassing the former school record by nearly 30 made three pointers. Tapley connected on 37.7 percent (209-555) of her three-point attempts during her career. A graduate of Calais High School, Tapley also holds the top two single season three point totals, knocking down a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) record 84 treys this season. Tapley also holds the school single game record, converting seven three point attempts against Niagara University, February 17, 2000.

Tapley, who was named the MAAC Citizens Communications Long Distance Shooter this spring, led Fairfield to a 25-6 overall mark and the program's first ever at ­large bid to the NCAA Tournament. She was also named First Team All-MAAC this season, after being a second team selection as a junior, and a MAAC All-Tournament Team selection that spring as well. She is the 12th all time leading scorer, with 1,207 points and is fourth in program history with 201 steals.

High School: Tapley was selected as the top female high school basketball player in the state of Maine by the Bangor Daily News. She led Calais to the State Championship game in 1995-'96 and a 21-1 record, Third Team All-State pick, First Team Class C selection, Downeast Athletic Conference (DAC) All-Star, DAC All-Tournament selection. Also played soccer at Calais.

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