Taft is the Lone New Haven Promise Scholar Competing in Division I Athletics
2012-13 Outdoor (Freshman)
Anchored the 4x400 meter relay team that captured third at the ECAC Championships in a time of 3:37.61, which is a new school record.
Ran the final leg of the 4x400 meter relay squad that finished fourth at the BIG EAST Championships with a time of 3:38..97.
Anchored the 4x400 meter relay team that captured 2nd place at the the Penn Relays (3:38.61).
Ran third leg on the 4x400 meter relay team that finished second at the Sea Ray Relays with a time of (3:39.85) in Knoxville, TN.
2012-13 Indoor (Freshman)
Ran the anchor leg of the 4x400 meter relay at the ECAC Championships, which placed fifth at a time of (3:39.71), a new program record.
Member of the 4x400 meter relay team that placed ninth at the BIG EAST Championships (3:44.52).
Member of the 4x400 meter relay team that won the New England Championships, setting a new championship record (3:42.41).
High School: Attended Hill Regional Career High in New Haven, CT... Three time captain in cross country and track... All-conference and all-area in cross country... All-conference in indoor and fifth in the nation for the 600m (1:33.96)... Class M State Champion in the 600m and team outdoor champs in 2010... All-State in outdoor and New England champion of the 600m... SCC indoor and outdoor team champions... SCC Scholar Athlete and CIAC Scholar athlete.
Personal: A communications major... Born on January 19, 1994.