Samantha Taylor

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Corrigan, Texas

    High School:
    Corrigan-Camden HS

    Height:
    5-4

    Event:
    Throws

    Experience:
    1L

    Samantha Taylor

    03/28/2014

    Women's Relays Qualify For Texas Relays Finals

    Women's 4x400m relay records third best time in the nation

    03/22/2014

    Track & Field Closes UTSA Invitational

    Women's Team finishes fourth, Men's Team finishes fifth

    02/01/2014

    Track & Field Improves Marks In Front of 1,700 Fans

    Cougars celebrate 16 student-athletes on Senior Day

    04/19/2013

    Track & Field Wraps Up Mt. Sac Relays

    Senior Rick Fenton breaks school record in men's hammer throw

    03/29/2013

    Fortune Throws A Season Best in the Men's Shot Put During Day Three of Texas Relays

    Men's 4x100m relay team qualifies for tomorrow's finals

    Personal Bests
    Indoor Date
    Shot Put 14.90m (48-10.75) 2.1.13
    Weight Throw 16.16m (53-0.25) 1.11.14
    Outdoor Date
    Shot Put 15.04m (49-4.25) 5.10.13
    Discus 41.98m (137-9) 5.11.13

    2013-14 (Junior)
    Indoor:
    Competed in six meets for the Cougars... Threw a personal best of 16.16m (53'-0.25") in the weight throw at the Houston Indoor Opener (Jan. 11)... Recorded a season best of 14.51m (47'-7.25") in the shot put to take third at the Howie Ryan Invitational.

    2012-13 (Sophomore)
    Indoor:
    Threw the shot and the weight for the Cougars...Placed third in the shot put with a distance of 14.41m (47-3.5) at the Texas A&M Reveille Invitational...Topped competition in the shot put at the Leonard Hilton Memorial Invitational with a throw of 14.30m (46-11)...Threw a season best of 15.34m (50-4) in the women's weight throw at the Texas A&M Reveille Invitational...Competed in the shot put and weight throw at the Conference USA Indoor Invitational.

    Outdoor: Competed in the shot put and discus in nine meets for the Cougars... Threw personal bests in both events at the Conference USA Outdoor Championship meet... Took third in the shot put at the conference meet with a 15.04m (49'-4.25").

    2011-12 (Freshman)
    Indoor: Five top-5 shot put performances... Threw a season best of 14.24m to place fourth at the Leonard Hilton Invitational...Placed fourth at the Conference USA Championships with a 14.23m throw.

    Outdoor: Threw a season best of 15.02m to place first at the Sam Houston State University Twilight...Placed eighth in the Texas State Bobcat Classic after throwing the discus 40.95m...Finished eighth overall in the shot put with a 13.81m throw at the Conference USA Championships.

    HIGH SCHOOL
    Was a member of the Corrigan-Camden High School Track & Field team... Also member of the basketball, volleyball and softball teams...

    PERSONAL
    Samatha Tai' Neicia Rasheika Taylor... Born on March 29, 1993...Daughter of Yolanda Wyatt and Deon Taylor... Majoring in Health... After college, she plans to pursue a career as a dental hygienist... Enjoys talking, shopping, and hanging out with friends.

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