Troy Taylor
Troy  Taylor
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Rhome, TX

High School:
Northwest HS

Height:
5-10

Event:
Distance


05/15/2016

Top Performances Highlight Final Day At C-USA Championships

Men Finish Fifth; Women Place Sixth

05/14/2016

Kennedy Wins Discus On Day Three At C-USA Championships

Men’s Team Moves Into Third; Women In Ninth Place

05/12/2016

VIDEO: The Secret Lives Of Mean Green Pole Vaulters

Mean Green Track & Field Set For C-USA Championships May 12-15

04/15/2016

McAndrew Sets Outdoor Track School Record At Bryan Clay

Distance Runners Perform Well In California

04/09/2016

Two Titles Highlight Track & Field At Baylor Invitational

Eight Podium Finishes (Top-3) Lead North Texas

2015-16
Track
-Placed sixth in the 1500-meter run at the C-USA outdoor championships
-Ran a season-best time of 3:46.37 in the 1500m at the Mt. SAC relays, placing fifth
-Helped the Distance Medley relay team earn a third-place finish at the Texas Relays
-Finished 11th in the mile run at the Texas Relays
-Ran a career-best time of 1:50.39 in the 800-meter run at the Bobcat Classic, placing fifth
-Came in third in the 800m run at the Baylor Invitational
-Finished seventh in the mile run at the C-USA indoor championships
-Placed second in the mile run at the Herm Wilson invite. 

Cross Country

-Had three top-10 finishes and picked up his second career victory
-Finished 55th at the C-USA Championships with a time of 26:50.3
-Finished first at the Ken Garland Invitational
-Placed second at the Baylor Twilight Invitational (18:25.7)
-Came in fifth at the Texas A&M Invitational with a career-best time of 23:41.1 in the 8k
-Named Conference USA Runner of the Week twice

2014-15
Track
-Qualified for the NCAA West Preliminary Round in the 1500-meter run
-Finished first in the C-USA Indoor Championships 3000-meter run
-Placed third in the C-USA Outdoor Championships 1500-meter run
-Finished third in the C-USA Indoor Championships 1500-meter run
-Placed first in the mile run at the Houston Tune Up
-Placed first in the 3000-meter run at the Texa Invitational
-Placed fourth at the Bryan Clay Invitational in the 1500-meter

Cross Country
-Placed third at the Conference USA Championships with a time of 24:15.03
-Led the men’s cross-country team to a C-USA Championship title
-Earned first-team all-conference honors
-Finished ninth at NCAA Division I South Central Regionals, and individually qualified for Nationals, where he placed 147th
-Finished first at the Baylor Twilight Invitational with a time of 18:14.5
-Placed first at the Ken Garland Invitational with a time of 19:39.9
-Named Conference USA Runner of the Week

2013-14
Track
-Owns three of the top-five times in the 1500M run
-Competed at the NCAA West Prelims in the 1500M run
-Placed second at the C-USA Outdoor Championships in the 1500M run
-Won two races during the outdoor season in the 800M
-Had a personal-best 1500M time of 3:44.82, the second-fastest 1500M time in North Texas history, placing first at the Longhorn Invite
-Placed fifth in the mile run at the C-USA Indoor Championships with a time of 4:10.42
-Placed second (8:19.30) in the 3000M at the Texas A&M Invite, a team-best time

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)

2012-13
Track
-Placed fourth in the 800M at the Baylor Quad Meet with a time of 1:54.80
-Finished in second in the mile run at the Sun Belt Conference Championships
-Had a season-best mile run at the Iowa State Classic (4:11.38)
-Won the Red Raider Open 1500M
-Placed second in the 5000M race at the SBC Outdoor Championships
-Posted a season-best of 3:51.33 at the Mt. SAC Relays.
-Placed in the top-six in the 3000M at the SBC Indoor Championships
-Ran a personal-best 3000M with a time of 8:25.19 at the Howie Ryan Invite.
-Grabbed a fifth-place finish 5000M at the SBC Indoor Championships
-Clocked a season-best 5000M at the Iowa State Classic in 14:46.41

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
-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
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