2016 at Taylor: Solidified place as one of TU’s top contributors during third season … Took the course for all seven races … Ran personal-best time of 26:20.3 at Crossroads League Championships … Effort was one of six sub-27:00 times during season … Scored inside TU’s top-five in each of six regular season races … Opened season inside team’s top-three finishers in first two competitions … Finished 10th overall at Indiana Wesleyan Invite to open year … Posted four top-30 performances … Claimed 21st at Crossroads League Championships … Finished 233rd at NAIA National Championships … Named as an NAIA Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Crossroads League standout.
2015 at Taylor: Continued to show promise during second season … Raced in six competitions … Ran to a season-best mark of 26:40.0 at Bethel Invite … Performance was second-straight sub-27:00 time … Was remarkably consistent all season with all six times between 26:40.0 and 27:30.0 … Scored for the Trojans as their fourth-best individual at Crossroads League Championships … Finished 22nd overall at league meet as one-of-three showings inside the top-30 on the season … Finished 214th at NAIA National Championships.
2014 at Taylor: Took the course four times while battling injuries during rookie campaign … Opened career by leading all TU performers at season-opening Ray Bullock Invite and took eighth overall … Earned Crossroads League Runner-of-the-Week honors for the performance … Scored in two-of-four meets for Trojans … Logged trio of top-100 showings … Posted three-straight sub-28:00 times to open career … Ran season-best time of 27:31.7 in first collegiate race.
Prep: Earned four varsity letters for Dr. Steve Wellum during time at Portland Christian … Three-time First-Team All-Kentucky standout in cross country … Finished third, fifth and seventh at Kentucky State Championships over final three prep seasons … Won Kentucky Class 1A State Championship in the 3,200-meter as a senior … Finished second in event as a junior … Four-time First-Team All-Kentucky performer on the track … Named as a Wendy’s Heisman State Finalist … Eight-time First-Team Academic All-Kentucky selection … President of the National Honor Society.
Personal: Son of Tim and Kara Taylor … Majoring in social studies education.
|Joseph Beamish||JR||Dunedin, New Zealand||John McGlashan|
|Micah Bragg||SO||Xenia, OH||Dayton Christian|
|Benjamin Byrd||SO||Danville, IN||Covenant Christian|
|Stephen Cho||JR||Fishers, IN||Hamilton Southeastern|
|Tanner Dye||SR||New Castle, IN||New Castle|
|Joey Ferguson||SO||Chanhassen, MN||Chanhassen|
|Nathan Fill||FR||Greenwood, IN||Center Grove|
|Jordan Florian||SR||Baroda, MI||Lakeshore|
|Austin Gibson||SO||Dyer, IN||Illiana Christian|
|Matt Hall||SR||Crete, IL||Illiana Christian|
|Seth Harden||SO||Arlington Heights, IL||John Hersey|
|Garrett Henderson||FR||Greenwood, IN||Greenwood|
|Tyler Koteskey||JR||Fort Wayne, IN||Homestead|
|Connor Legge||FR||Midland, MI||Midland|
|Shauntis Lewis||FR||Fort Wayne, IN||Snider|
|Landry Long||SO||Whiteland, IN||Whiteland Community|
|Wes Noyes||JR||Wheaton, IL||Wheaton North|
|Reid Otto||FR||Carmel, IN||Carmel|
|Aaron Scott||SR||West Liberty, OH||West Liberty Salem|
|Kyle Shelton||JR||Channahon, IL||Minooka Community|
|Hunter Smith||FR||Greenwood, IN||Greenwood|
|Jonathan Taylor||JR||LaGrange, KY||Portland Christian|