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Sarah Taylor

  • position Distances
  • class Sophomore
  • Hometown Chester Springs, Pa.
  • High school Owen J. Roberts
  • position Distances
  • class Sophomore
  • Hometown Chester Springs, Pa.
  • High school Owen J. Roberts

Sarah Taylor Bio

McKissick Scholar
Honors College
2016, 2017, 2018 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll
2014-15 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

2018
Indoors: Ran the 3000m at the Darius Dixon Memorial Invitational, finishing 12th. 
Outdoors: Ran two races, setting an outdoor PR in both… finished fifth in the 3000m at the USC Open with a time of 10:36.96… placed fifth in the 5000m at the Gamecock Invitational, stopping the clock in 18:34.68.

2017
Did not compete.

2016
Indoors: Won the 3000m at the USC Open #2, running a personal best of 10:44.82.
Outdoors: Did not compete.

2015 
Indoors: Ran in one race, finishing 4th in the mile at the Gamecock Invite (5:35.29).
Outdoors: Ran in one race, finishing 9th in the steeplechase at the Shamrock Invite (12:19.59)… that time ranks ninth in program history.

2014 Cross Country
Raced in five events… placed in the top 15 three times… finished with a time of 20:17.49 in the Carolina Invitational 5K, good for 15th overall (8/30)… came in fourth in the USC Open #2 two-mile race (12:14.3) (10/8).

Top 5K Time: 19:40.43 (USC Open #1)
Top 6K Time: 24:12.5 (at Paul Short Invite Gold)

HIGH SCHOOL
First-team cross country all-area honoree … Captained cross country league championship teams in 2012 and 2013 … 2014 track team captain … Named school’s Female Athlete of the Year in 2014 … Won cross country Coaches Award in 2013.

PERSONAL
Daughter of James and Kristina Taylor … Has two siblings, Joseph and Ava … Graduated with Presidential Award for Academic Excellence … McKissick Scholars Award recipient … Member of the Honors College.

Indoor Personal Records
Mile
5:35.29 (2/21/15 Gamecock Invite)
3000m
10:44.82 (1/20/16 USC Open #2)
Outdoor Personal Records
3000m
10:36.96 (4/21/18 USC Open)
5000m
18:34.68 (4/7/18 Gamecock Invitational)
3000m Steeplechase
12:19.59 (3/20/15 Shamrock Invite)

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