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Taylor Anderson
Taylor  Anderson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Brooklyn Park, Minn.

High School:
Hopkins High School

Event:
Sprints

Eligibility:
JR/JR


04/15/2017

Women's Track Wins the UConn Invitational

Five Huskies with Multiple First-Place Finishes

02/10/2017

UConn Competes in Valentine Invitational

Huskies now look ahead to American Athletic Conference indoor championships.

02/04/2017

UConn Concludes Armory Collegiate Invite Saturday

Huskies closing in on American Athletic Conference Tournament.

01/29/2017

UConn Racks Up 18 Personal Bests at Columbia East-West Challenge

Huskies finish fifth overall after Saturday's events.

01/21/2017

Taylor Anderson Wins 60m Dash at Vanderbilt Recap

The Huskies set new personal bests and top-ranked conference times.

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)

2017 Outdoor (Senior)

Won gold in the 100m dash (11.94) and 4x1 (46.60) at the UConn Northeast Challenge. Also took first in the 100m dash (11.75) at the Sam Howell Invitational.


Finished ninth in the 4x1 (46.33) at the American Outdoor Track and Field Championships.

2017 Indoor (Senior)

First place finish in the 60m dash at the Vanderbilt Invitational (7.46) and second at the Nittany Lion Challenge (7.48). 

Finished second in the 60m dash at the David Hemery Valentine Invitational (7.52).

Placed sixth in the 60m dash (7.51) at the American Indoor Track and Field Championships.

2016 Outdoor (Junior)

Three top-10 finishes in the 4x1, 4x2 and 100m dash at the Raleigh Relays from March 25-26. Finished third in the 100m dash at 11.80.


Won both the 100m (11.89) and 4x1 (45.40) at the UConn Northeast Challenge in Storrs.

Fourth-place finish in the 100m dash at the Larry Ellis Invite, finishing in a time of 11.81.

Won the gold medal in the 100m dash (11.47) at the American Outdoor Track and Field Championships. 


2016 Indoor (Junior)

Finished first in the 60m dash at the Nittany Lion Challenge (7.50), after finishing third in the preliminary.

Placed third in the 60m dash at the NYC Gotham Cup (7.57) and third in the 4x4 at the Armoy Track Invitational (3:45.28). 

Took ninth in the 60m dash (7.56) at the American Indoor Track and Field Championships.


2015 Outdoor (Sophomore)

Ran the second leg of the 4x100m relay team at the NCAA East Regionals


Ran the second leg of the fourth-place 4x100m relay team at The American championship... Also took sixth in the 100m dash (11.82)

Ran the 100m at the USF Bulls Invite with a time of 11.68


2015 Indoor (Sophomore)

Finished fifth in the 60m dash (7.57) and ran a 24.67 200m dash at the ECAC Championship


Ran the 60m and 200m dashses at the American Championship

Ran the 60m dash at the Collegiate Invitational at The Armory with a time of 7.53


2014 Outdoor (Freshman)

Lone UConn freshman to qualify for multiple events at the NCAA East Regional... finished the preliminary round of the 200m dash in 24.42 ... Also competed in the 100m dash, crossing the finish line at the 11.84 marker... Part of the 4x100m relay team that finished 21st with a time of 45.46.


Ran 11.64 in the 100m in Knoxville, Tenn. at the Sea Ray Relays.

Earned fifth place in the 100m dash at the ECAC Championship (11.84) ... Also competed in the preliminary heat of the 200m, clocking 24.30.

Anchored the 4x200m team that set and reset the UConn record on consecutive days at the Penn Relays... the quartet posted a time of 1:33.38 to take fifth place... Named American Athletic Conference Track & Field Athlete of the Week (April 29) as a result.

Won the 100m dash at the Larry Ellis Invitational with a time of 11.80 and captured the silver medal in the 200m (23.89)

Lead off the 4X100 m relay that captured the ECAC title (45.23).... Also part of the 4X100m relay ECAC Championship team that captured gold at the Penn Relays.

2013-14 Indoor (Freshman)

Captured fourth place at the ECAC Championships with a 200m time of 24.02 seconds... Also finished fifth in the 60 meter dash after clocking a 7.57.


Took home sixth place in the 200m (24.70) at the inaugural American Athletic Conference Championship ... Also placed eighth in the 60m dash in 7.57.

Ran 7.40 in the semifinal of the 60m at the ECAC Championships.

Competed the 60m in 7.49 at the conference trials.

High School: Attended Hopkins High School in Minnetonka, Minnesota... Five-time All-Conference, All-Section, and All-State selection... Team captured the state championship four times during her career... the squad also won three Conference Championships and three Section Championships... two-time 100m champion and record holder... also a three-time 4x100 champion and a four-time section champion... also played basketball, being honored as a two time All-Conference selection, three-time All-Section honoree, two-time All-State choice... named team captain in two seasons.

Personal: Born Dec. 1, 1994.

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