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Troy Taylor
Troy  Taylor

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Rhome, TX

High School:
Northwest HS

Height:
5-9

06/10/2016

North Texas Cross Country Announces 2016 Schedule

Mean Green Will Host Ken Garland Invitational

10/31/2015

Mean Green Cross Country Takes Third At C-USA Championships

Men's Team Finishes In Third, Women Places Seventh

10/16/2015

Men’s Cross Country Poses Strong Threat At Pre-Nationals

Men’s Team Will Face Top Teams In the Nation

2015-16
-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 ca
reer-best time of 23:41.1 in the 8k

2014-15
-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 All-Conference first-team honors
-Finished first at the Baylor Twilight Invitational with a time of 18:14.5
-Won first at the Ken Garland Invitational with a time of 19:39.9
-Earned 12th at the Chile Pepper Cross Country Festival with a time of 24:22.2
-Finished ninth at NCAA Division I South Central Regionals, and individually qualified for Nationals, where he placed 147th

2013-14
-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
-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

 

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