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    Paris Taft
    Paris Taft
    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    New Haven, Conn.

    High School:
    Hill Regional Career High

    Event:
    Sprints

    ELIGIBILITY (IN/OUT):
    SO/SO

    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

    04/11/2014

    Sea Ray Relays On Tap For Women's Track & Field This Weekend

    The Huskies will travel to Tennessee for the Sea Ray Relays, April 10-12

    04/05/2014

    Women's Track and Field Tallies Nine Top Finishes at UConn Invitational

    Saija Bikanova Leads to Three Top Finishes

    2014 Outdoor (Sophomore)

    • Finished 15th in the 400m dash at the FSU Relays in 59.17... 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).

    2013-14 Indoor (Sophomore)

    • Won the 400m dash at the Yale Invitational in 5.93.... Ran the third leg of the 4x400m relay team that won first in (3:42.04)... Also ran the third stretch of the 4x400 that took second at the Great Dane Classic and the Terrier Classic.

    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.

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