Emily Taylor
Emily Taylor
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Huntington Beach, Calif.
High School: Marina HS
Position: Distance

CAREER ACCOLADES
2013 Big West Conference All-Academic Team

OUTDOOR TRACK & FIELD SOPHOMORE (2014): Did not compete for the Titans during the 2014 outdoor track and field season.

INDOOR TRACK & FIELD SOPHOMORE (2014): Did not compete for the Titans during the 2014 indoor track and field season.

CROSS COUNTRY SOPHOMORE (2013): Competed in seven events during the season…placed in the overall top-30 in five events…ran a season-best 17:50 over the 5K course at the Inter-Region Jamboree in Sacramento, Calif., on Oct. 4, finishing 47th overall...posted her best finish at the Fresno Invitational on Sept. 14, covering the 5K course in 18:44.9 to finish eighth overall, and first among Fullerton participants…at the Big West Championships, she was second among the CSF runners and 27th overall, logging a time of 23:40.9 at the 6K event in San Luis Obispo, Calif., on Nov. 2…concluded the season competing in another 6K event at the NCAA West Regionals in Sacramento Calif., logging a time of 21:45 while finishing in 131st place overall and first among Fullerton participants...named on the Big West Conference All-Academic Team.

TRACK & FIELD FRESHMAN (2013): Competed in 11 outdoor events for the Titans during the 2013 season...had her best 800-meter run at the Beach Invite in Cerritos, Calif., when she finished 52nd with a time of 2:15.49...in the 1500-meter she had the best time for a Titan during the 2013 season, finishing with a time of 4:33.80 at the OXY Invitational in Eagle Rock, Calif., on May 4...finished first at the Big West Challenge on May 10-11 in the 3000-meter event with a time of 9:59.99...also competed in the 5000-meter run capturing an ninth place finish at the Big West Championships with a time of 17:59:45.

CROSS COUNTRY FRESHMAN (2012): Ran in the first four cross country meets of the season...Taylor was a huge contributor for the Titans during her rookie campaign...posted her best 5k time of 17:33.6 at the Santa Clara Bronco Invitational on Oct.13, finishing 15th overall (10 points)... posted her best 6k time of 21:54 to finish 37th at the Stanford Invitational on Sept. 29....led the Titans to a third place finish at the Mark Covert Classic with a time of 18:18.7 finishing fifth overall (4 points). 

MARINA HIGH SCHOOL
Three-year varsity letterwinner in both cross country (2009-11) and track and field (2010-12)... earned both teams' athlete of the year award during her prep career.

PERSONAL
Born in Long Beach... parents are Scott and Lori... has two brothers, Andrew and Scotty, and a sister, Heidi... lists playing guitar and basketball among her hobbies... favorites include: Bolsa Chica Wetlands (place to run), Los Angeles Lakers (athletic team), Kobe Bryant (athlete), Mean Girls (movie), Scotty McCreery (musical artist).