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Lauren Shaw Taylor Athlete Profile

Lauren Shaw Taylor

Positions: Freestyle, Backstroke Height: 5-7 Class: Senior Roster Years: 2013-2017 Hometown: Kansas City, MO Last School: Park Hill High School

Before BYU:

High School

  • Prepped at Park Hill High School under coach Karl Haley
  • State champion in 100 free
  • Sectional champion in 200 back
  • Second place three years in a row in 100 back at state championships
  • Ran cross country 
  • Played the violin and sang in high school choir

Personal

  • Parents are Amanda and Christopher
  • From Kansas City, MO
  • Has two sisters
  • Married Dylan in June of 2014
  • Recruited by San Diego State, Arizona State and Florida Gulf Coast University 


2014-2015 | Sophomore Year

  • Contributed to a first-place finish in the 400 free relay (3:34.51) against Denver
  • Contributed to a first-place finish in the 400 free relay (3:34.75) against Utah
  • Named to All-MPSF Second Team for performance in the 100 back (56.40)

2015-2016 | Junior Year

  • Recorded a second-place finish in the 200 free (1:54.36) at the Colorado Mesa Invite
  • Contributed to a third-place finish in the 200 medley relay against Boise State
  • Recorded a third-place finish in the 200 free (1:55.38) against UC Davis
  • Contributed to third-place finishes in the 200 medley and 200 free relays against Oregon State
  • Recorded a third-place finish in the 200 free (1:54.18) and contributed to a first-place finish in the 400 free relay against Grand Canyon/New Mexico State
  • Recorded third-place finishes in the 200 free (1:54.02) and 500 free (5:14.09) and contributed to a second-place finish in the 400 free relay (3:33.40) against Utah

2016-2017 | Senior Year

Achievements:

- MPSF Athlete of the Week (Oct. 5)

Personal Best(s):

50 Freestyle

  • 23.64
  • 23.76
  • 25.09

100 Freestyle

  • 51.85
  • 52.16
  • 53.03

200 Freestyle

  • 1:49.71
  • 1:49.76

500 Freestyle

  • 4:53.73
  • 4:55.06
  • 4:56.73

50 Backstroke

  • 26.16
  • 26.33
  • 26.89

100 Backstroke

  • 54.59
  • 54.91
  • 55.14

200 Backstroke

  • 1:57.97
  • 1:58.19
  • 2:00.79