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Taylor Scaife
Taylor  Scaife

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Moss Point, Miss.

High School:
Howard HS

Height:
5-8

Event:
Throws

Experience:
HS

Elig. (I/O):
So./So.


• School Record Holder - Weight Throw
• No. 2 Hammer Throw mark in Program History
• 2017 NCAA West Regional Qualifier
• 2017 American Athletic Conference Indoor Bronze Medalist - Weight Throw
• 2017 Third Team All-American Athletic Conference - Weight Throw (Indoor)

Personal Bests
Indoor Date
Shot Put 13.17m (43-2.5) 2.29.16
Weight Throw 20.44m (67-0.75) 2.3.17
Outdoor Date
Shot Put 13.23m (43-5) 5.13.17
Weight Throw 59.10m (193-11) 5.12.17

2016-17 (Sophomore)
Indoor:
Broke the school record in the weight throw with a mark of 20.44m (67-0.75) to finish second at the Charlie Thomas Invitational...Took home a bronze medal in the weight throw at the American Indoor Championships with a mark of 20.04m (65-9.0), earning Third Team All-American Athletic Conference honors...Won the weight throw at the Howie Ryan Invitational with a top mark of 18.19m (59-8.25)...Threw the weight 18.60m (61-0.25) to win the Mark Colligan Memorial.

Outdoor: Became just the second Cougar in program history to break the 59-meter mark in the hammer throw after taking fourth at the American Outdoor Championships with a distance of 59.10m (193-11)...Qualified for the NCAA West Regional for the first time in her career with the mark...Took fourth in the hammer throw at the Houston Alumni Invitational when she threw the hammer 52.64m (172-8).

2015-16 (Freshman)
Indoor:
Threw the shot put and weight at six different events...Placed ninth in the weight throw with a personal best 18.56m at The American Indoor Championships...Won the weight at the Howie Ryan Invitational with a 17.78m throw...Tallied a pair of top-5 finishes with a fourth place in the weight (15.77m) and a fifth place in the shot put (12.68m) at the Leonard Hilton Memorial Invitational...Began her career with a pair of top-5 finishes at the Texas A&M Reveille Invitational where she finished fourth in the shot put (12.18m) and fifth in the weight throw (16.15m)

Outdoor: Set a new personal best in the Hammer at the Bobcat Invitational where she threw 47.59m...Took ninth in her first hammer throw competition when she threw 46.72m at the UTSA Invitational.

HIGH SCHOOL
Thrower for Howard High School in Ellicott City, Maryland... Holds the Howard High School record in Shot Put, Discus, Hammer Throw, and Weight Throw...Set Howard County Records in the Shot Put, Hammer Throw, and Weight Throw... 2014-2015 Maryland 4A Indoor and Outdoor state Champion in Shot Put...Ranked No. 6 nationally in the Weight Throw with 56.3 feet...Ranked No. 13 in the United States in the Hammer Throw with 157.5 and No. 99 nationally in the Shot Put with 44.00 feet...USATF All-American in Shot Put and Hammer Throw...2014-2015 Washington Post All-Metro Girls Indoor and Outdoor Track selection... 2014-2015 Baltimore Sun All-Metro Girls Indoor Track selection...Four-time State meet Qualifier with three top-3 finishes

PERSONAL
Full name is Taylor Thirstine Scaife... Daughter of Pamela Taylor-Scaife and Rodney & Montrell Scaife...Enjoys reading, listening to music, hanging with friends, and community volunteerism...Member of National Honor Society...Major is undecided...Mother Pam, played college basketball at Delta State University and is a member of the Delta State University Athletic Hall of Fame, and also played professionally in the WNBA...Father played college football for Delta State University and for the NFL's Philadelphia Eagles ...Cousin of Tyler Scaife, a member of Rutgers Women's Basketball Program

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