Born in Gunnison, Utah...parents are Jan and Mary Ellett...married Weston Leo Taylor.
four-time state champion in cross country at Wayne High School in...state champion four times in the 3200m and the 1600m and three times in the 800m...first place at the Utah All-Star Meet...cross country Athlete of the Year all four years...first in the 3200m at the Simplot Games...best times are 2:20 (800m); 5:16 (1600m); 10:41 (3200m)...qualified for regionals in the Foot Locker Cross Country Championships.
1999 | Freshman Year
named Mountain West Conference Freshman of the Year after placing eighth at the conference championships...also named to the academic All-MWC team...fifth finisher for BYU and 15th overall at the BYU Triple Crown...fourth team finisher and 23rd overall at the Pre-National meet...placed 58th at the NCAA Championships, finishing in 17:42.
2000 | Sophomore Year
took third at BYU Triple Crown, finishing 3-mile course in 17:31...covered 5K course at Great American Festival in 17:04, finishing fourth...earned All-MWC honors with second-place finish at MWC Championships...second team finisher and sixth overall at NCAA Mountain Regional, finishing 6K course in 21:32...fifth team finisher at NCAA Championships, finishing 6K course in 21:57.