- Daughter of Ernest and Donna
- transfer from Fairfield
- brother Alex is a senior at Albany Academy
- #1 player for The Academy of Holy Name HS, Albany
- Led Holy Names to Section II Class B Championship
- Ranked 25th in USTA girls 18's in 2002
- Led Fairfield to MAAC Championship in 2004; leading them to their first ever NCAA Tournament berth
- Owned a 6-1 record in MAAC at #2 singles
- Captured the New England Collegiate Championship at #2 singles
- Won Fairfield's annual "Freshman Athlete of the Year"
O'Brien on Barvoets: "We are very fortunate to have Taylor join our tennis program. Her athletic talents and unsurpassed sportsmanship are already known in the MAAC. I look to her to immediately become one of our team leaders."