Paris Taft
Paris  Taft

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
New Haven, Conn.

High School:
Hill Regional Career High

Event:
Sprints

ELIGIBILITY (IN/OUT):
SO/JR


01/29/2015

Women's Track and Field Returns to The Armory on Friday

The Huskies will compete in the two-day Armory Track Invitational set for Jan. 30-31

01/10/2015

Huskies Post Five First-Place Finishes at 2015 Yale Invitational

The Huskies opened the 2015 indoor season on Saturday in New Haven, Conn.

05/14/2014

UConn Women Head to Princeton for ECAC Championships

The Huskies Travel to New Jersey In Pursuit of Sixth Outdoor ECAC Crown

04/26/2014

Record Setting Day For UConn At Penn Relays; 4x200m Team Establishes New School Best

The 4x200m Team Lowered the UConn Record To 1:34.55

04/24/2014

Women's Track & Field Ready for Prestigious Penn Relays

The Huskies Will Participate in the 120th Running of the Relays

05/16/2016

Women's Track and Field Senior Day

Women's Track and Field Senior Day (photo by Stephen Slade)

05/19/2015

AAC 2015 Outdoor Championship Final Day

AAC 2015 Outdoor Championship Final Day (photos by Stephen Slade)

05/17/2015

AAC Women's Outdoor Championship Day 3

AAC Women's Outdoor Championship Day 3 (photos by Stephen Slade)

2015 Outdoor (Junior)

  • Helped the 4x400m relay team take first at the AAC Outdoor Championship, clocking 3:32.76
  • Ran the final leg of the 4x400m relay team that took first at the Raleigh Relays in 3:47.08
  • Ran the first leg of the 4x400m relay that took second at the Larry Ellis Invitational (3:48.74)
  • Took third in the 400m dash in the UCF Black & Gold Challenge (1:00.29)

2014-15 Indoor (Junior)

  • Helped the 4x400m relay team clinch first at the Yale Invitational with a itme of 3:46.84
  • Captured first in the 500m dash at the Sorlien Invitational (1:16.19)


2014 Outdoor (Sophomore)

  • Ran the 400m at the opening meet at the FSU Relays... ran the third leg of the 4x400m relay team that won first in a time of 3:36.35.
  • Took third in the 400m dash at the UConn Invitational (56.56).
  • Competed in the 400m at the American Athletic Conference Championships, running 55.78 ni the trials.

2013-14 Indoor (Sophomore)

  • Won the 400m dash at the Yale Invitational in 55.93.

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 Jan. 19, 1994.