Taylor Stapley Athlete Profile

Taylor Stapley

Positions: Jumps, Hurdles Height: 5-8 Class: Senior Roster Years: 2010-2014 Hometown: Flagstaff, AZ Last School: Sinagua High School

Personal

  • Parents are Lee and Julie Stapley
  • Graduated with a 3.89 GPA
  • Enjoys going to the rodeo, being outdoors and spending time with family

Before BYU

  • Prepped at Sinagua High School
  • Placed first in state freshman year in 100m hurdles
  • Placed second in state in 100m hurdles sophomore year and first in the high jump
  • Placed first in both the 100m hurdles and high jump junior year
  • Senior year placed first in state in the 100m hurdles, third in the long jump, second in the 300m hurdles and second in the high jump
  • Placed fourth in her senior year in the heptathlon at the Arcadia Invitational

Stats

PERSONAL BESTS: 60m hurdles- 8.94; 100m hurdles- 14.27; 400m hurdles- 1:09.86; High Jump- 1.73m; Long Jump- 5.22m


2010 | Freshman Year

Indoor:

  • Began BYU career at the BYU Indoor Meet, placing third in the high jump (1.65m) and ninth in the 60m hurdles (9.26)
  • Placed fifth in the high jump (1.63m) and 20th in the 60m hurdles (9.51) at the Bengal Shootout
  • Competed at the Bronco Invitational, taking fourth in the high jump (1.58m) and 18th in the 60m hurdles (9.41)
  • Finished seventh in the 60m hurdles (9.23) and sixth in the high jump (1.53m) at the Mountain States Games

Outdoor:

  • Competed in three events at the Spring Break Classic, including third place finishes in the 100m hurdles (14.73) and high jump (1.68m) and a tenth place 400m hurdles finish (1:09.86)
  • Placed in the top ten in three events at the BYU Cougar Invitational, including the high jump (1.60m), long jump (4.95m) and 100m hurdles (15.03)
  • Took third in the high jump (1.68m) and eighth in the long jump (5.22m) at the Robison Invitational

2011 | Sophomore Year

Indoor:

  • Started season at the BYU Indoor Invitational with a sixth place finish in the 60m hurdles (9.42) and a fourth place finish in the high jump (1.63m)
  • Took eighth in the high jump at the Snake River Open (1.57m)
  • Finished 11th in the high jump at the Cherry and Silver Invitational (1.68m)
  • Placed sixth in the 60m hurdles at the Jackson's Invitational (9.22)

Outdoor:

  • Finished third in the 100m hurdles (14.83) and the high jump (1.66m) at the UVU Invitational
  • Took fourth in the high jump at the UVU Open
  • Placed third in the high jump at the Robison Invitational (1.63m)
  • Ended season a the BYU Twilight Meet with a sixth place high jump finish (1.61m) and a ninth place 100m hurdles finish (14.76)

2012 | Junior Year

Indoor: 

  • Opened the season with third place finishes in the 60m hurdles (9.07) and high jump (1.70m) at the BYU Indoor Invitational 
  • Placed third in the high jump with a leap of 1.68m at the Cherry and Silver Invitational 
  • Competed in her first career pentathlon at the Air Force Team Challenge and finished ninth with 3129 points
  • Cleared 1.65m in the high jump at the New Balance Invitational and Air Force Invitational 
  • Ended the season with a career best high jump of 1.73m at the MPSF Championships, a mark good enough for fifth place

Outdoor:

  • Finished second in the 100m hurdles in 14.09 during the Robison Invitational
  • Tied for second in the high jump along side teammate Diana Blauer with a leap of 1.70m at the Utah Valley Invitational
  • Placed third in the high jump with a mark of 1.65m during the Georgia Tech Invitational
  • Took sixth in the high jump with a height of 1.60m during the USC Trojan Invitational

2013 | Senior Year

Indoor:

  • Began senior season at the Blue and Orange Opener with a sixth-place finish in the 60m hurdles (9.29) and a fourth-place finish in the high jump 
  • During the Cherry & Silver Invitational, cleared 1.68m (5-06.00) in the high jump
  • Placed 11th in the high jump with a mark of 1.60m (5-3.00) at the Air Force Invitational
  • Finished 10th overall in the 60m hurdles in 9.00 during the Armory Collegiate Invitational
  • Placed ninth in the 60m hurdles during the Air Force Team Challenge with a time of 8.94
  • During the MPSF Championships, finished 18th in the 60m hurdles with a time of 9.07

Outdoor:

  • During the Aztec Invitational, placed fourth in the high jump with a leap of 1.65m (5-05.00)
  • Finished second in the 100 hurdles in 14.27 and first in the high jump with a mark of 1.67m (5-06.00) at the UVU Invitational
  • Placed sixth in the high jump with a height of 1.67m (5-05.75) at the Sun Angel Classic
  • At the Mid-Major Challenge, finished fifth in the high jump (1.65m) and seventh in the 100m hurdles (14.67)
  • During the Utah State Invitational, finished eighth in the high jump with a height of 1.61m (5-03.25)