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  Taranisha Taylor
Taranisha Taylor

Player Profile
Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Portsmouth, Va.

High School:
Western Branch

Position:
Sprints/Hurdles

04/19/2014

Spratling and Nkanata Crowned as Champions

The Panthers turned in seven top-3 finishes on Championship Saturday

04/15/2014

Panthers Travel to Inaugural ACC Outdoor Championships

Pitt will send 39 student-athletes to school's first-ever ACC Outdoor Championships

04/15/2014

Panthers Travel to North Carolina for 2014 ACC Track and Field Outdoor Championships

Pitt will send 39 student-athletes to school's first-ever ACC Outdoor Championships

04/15/2014

Panthers Travel to North Carolina for 2014 ACC Track and Field Outdoor Championships

Pitt will send 39 student-athletes to school's first-ever ACC Outdoor Championships

04/12/2014

Springman and Wells Throw Out Old Records

Pitt track and field breaks three school records and countless PRs at Tennessee Relays

Top Performances: 60H-8.66, 60H-8.53, 100H-13.82

2013 Outdoor: Competed at the Charlotte 49ers Classic in the women's 100 meter posting a time of 12.02. Competed at the Aggie Invitational in the women's 100 meter dash and women's100 meter hurdles;finishing with a time of 11.85 and 13.89...Set a personal record in the women's 100 meterhurdles at the Big East Outdoor Championships posting a time of 13.82 and finishing fifth.

2012-13 Indoor: Placed second in the women's 60M hurdles at the Kent State Golden Flash Gala, her first collegiate meet, with a final time of 8.66 seconds...competed in the Nittany Lion Challenge women's 60M dash finishing fourth with a posted time of 7.82...competed in the Penn State National women's 60M dash with a posted time of 7.62, a personal best...competed in the Akron Invitational women's 60 meter hurdles placing fourth with a posted time of 8.54...competed at the SPIRE invitational in the women's 60 meter hurdles finishing ninth with a posted time of 8.57.

High School: State champion in the indoor 55M hurdles his senior year...district and regional chmapion in the 55M hurdles and 100M hurdles...district champion in 55M dash...was the regional champion in the 100M hurdles and the district champion in 100M dash her junior year...ran second leg on the 4x200M team that won Nike Indoor Nationals with a time of 1:40:47...ran for the Real Deal Track Club which won the 2010 and 2011 National Club Championships...also played varsity basketball her freshman year of high school.

Personal: Born on February 24, 1994...daughter of Tara Taylor...has one sister, Tiera...majoring in exercise science.