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Troy Taylor
Troy Taylor

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Rhome, TX

High School:
Northwest HS

Height:
5-9

Event:
Distance

2013-14
Cross Country:
• Finished in ninth place in the Conference USA Championships 8K, earning second-team all-conference honors with a time of 25:30.35
• Helped team to a second-place finish at the conference championships
• Qualified for the NCAA South Central Regionals, finished in 33rd place (31:21.9)
• Helped the team to a first place finish at the Bear Twilight Invitational 6K, finished in sixth place (18:55.5)
• Highest season finish at the Ken Garland Invitational 4 mile, a third-place finish (20:28.08).

2012-13
800 Meter:
• Placed fourth at the Baylor Quad Meet with a time of 1:54.80
1 Mile:
• Finished in second at the Sun Belt Conference Championships
• Had a season-best run at the Iowa State Classic (4:11.38).
1500 Meter: Won the Red Raider Open... Placed second at the SBC Outdoor Championships
• Had five top-five finishes
• Posted a season-best of 3:51.33 at the Mt. SAC Relays.
3000 Meter:
• Placed in the top-six at the SBC Indoor Championships
• Ran a personal-best of 8:25.19 at the Howie Ryan Invite.
5000 Meter:
• Grabbed a fifth-place finish at the SBC Indoor Championships
• Clocked a season-best at the Iowa State Classic in 14:46.41.
Relay:
• Was a member of the distance medley relay at the Texas A&M Invitational.
Cross Country:
• Grabbed a 38th-place finish with the time of 26:11.97 at the Cowboy Jamboree in his first race of his career
• Ran a personal best 10K time of 32:03.9 at the Chile Pepper Festival
• Ran a personal best 8K time of 25:30.8 finishing sixth at the SBC Championships
• Earned SBC Freshman of the Year honors
• Placed 38th in the NCAA South Central Region Championships with the time of 32:10.7.

High School/Personal
• Qualified for cross country state two years in a row
• Qualified for cross country regionals all four years of high school
• Was the 3200-meter run runner-up at the state track meet in 2012
• Participated in track regionals four years
• Lettered four years in track and cross country
• Graduated from Northwest High School
• Son of Shawn and Anthony Taylor
• Has one sister, Carolyn, and one brother, Page
• Born on Sept. 16, 1993.

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