Taylor Barrus Athlete Profile

Taylor Barrus

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


  • 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


 Personal Bests: Javelin- 39.56m 

2013 | Freshman Year


  • Did not compete


  • Began collegiate career with a 17th-place finish in javelin with a throw of 36.98m (121-04.00) at the Aztec Invitational
  • During the Trojan Invitational, placed 12th in the javelin with a throw of 33.48m (109-10.00)
  • Finished ninth overall in the javelin at the UVU Invitational with a throw of 37.96m (124-06.50)
  • Placed seventh in the javelin with a throw of 39.25m (128-09.00) during the Sun Angel Classic
  • During the Weber State Twilight, finished third overall in the javelin with a throw of 39.56m (129-09.00)

2016 | Sophomore Year


  • Second place in the javelin at the Cal State LA Invitational 
  • Took fourth place in the javelin at the 38th Annual Aztec Open 
  • Placed sixth in the javelin at the Weber State Twilight Meet 
  • Third place at the 2016 BYU Cougar Inviational in the javelin