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Taylor Barrus Track and Field Athlete Profile

Taylor Barrus

Taylor Barrus
Position: Throws Height: 5-11 Roster Years: 2013 | 2016 Hometown: Ridgefield, WA Last School: Skyview High School

Personal

  • Parents are Dean and Marianne Barrus
  • Has four siblings: Alyssa, Chris, Cami and Jessie
  • Majoring in nursing

Before BYU

  • Personal bests: Javelin- 150' 7"
  • Set a regional meet record with a throw of 141' 7"
  • All-Region Multi-Sport Female Athlete of the Year
  • Six-time state tournament participant in track and volleyball
  • Two-time first-team All-League in track 
  • State and regional champion in track
  • Two-time district champion in track
  • Four-year varsity letter winner in track
  • All-Region and All-League Player of the Year in volleyball
  • Four-year varsity letter winner
  • Graduated in the top five percent of her class
  • Member of NHS, Student Government and DECA

Stats

Collegiate Personal Bests
Mark/Time  Event  Meet 
39.28m (128' 10")  Javelin  2016 BYU Cougar Invitational

Career Stats

 



2013 | Freshman Year

Outdoor

  • Began collegiate career with a 17th-place finish in javelin with a throw of 121' 4" (36.98m) at the Aztec Invitational
  • During the Trojan Invitational, placed 12th in the javelin with a throw of 109' 10" (33.48m)
  • Finished ninth overall in the javelin at the UVU Invitational with a throw of 124' 6.50" (37.96m)
  • Placed seventh in the javelin with a throw of 128' 9" (39.25m) during the Sun Angel Classic
  • During the Weber State Twilight, finished third overall in the javelin with a throw of 129' 9" (39.56m)

2016 | Sophomore Year

Outdoor

  • Second place in the javelin at the Cal State LA Invitational 
  • Took 4th place in the javelin at the 38th Annual Aztec Open 
  • Placed 6th in the javelin at the Weber State Twilight Meet 
  • Finished 8th in the javelin at the Utah Spring Classic
  • Third place at the 2016 BYU Cougar Invitational in the javelin with a career-best of 128' 10" (39.28m)