Taylor Smith
Taylor Smith
Height: 5-10
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Burlington, Mass.
High School: Burlington
Event: Throws

2013-14 Became the first thrower since 2000 to win gold at the Little East Conference/New England Alliance Outdoor Championship meet as she won the discus throw with a toss of 126-00 feet … Named Little East Conference Rookie Field Athlete of the Week on March 31 … Set the program record in the discus throw with a throw of 135-05 feet on May 16 at the ECAC Outdoor Championship meet … Recorded her second best throw in the discus on May 8 at the NEICAAA Championship with a throw of 134-10 feet … Recorded a throw of 38-04.00 feet in the shot put on February 15 at the Little East Conference Indoor Championship meet … Earned her top outdoor throw in the shot put on April 19 at the MIT Sean Collier Invitational with a toss of 36-06.75 feet … Broke 100 feet in the javelin throw a total of three times, with her best distance marked at 102-07 feet at the Ramapo College (N.J.) Roadrunner Invitational … Had her best throw in the weight throw on January 4 at the RCC Tiger Relays with a mark of 33-10.00 feet.

PERSONAL/HIGH SCHOOL Graduated from Burlington High School in 2013 where she was a member of the basketball and track and field teams … Won the Division III State Championship in the shot put and the discuss in 2012 and 2013 … Was named a Middlesex League All-Star in 2010 … Received the Players’ Award and Red Devil of the Year Award in 2013 … Earned four varsity letters … Received the Coaches’ Award for Basketball … Born on October 2, 1994 … Son of Tomiko Smith and Edwin Grossett … Has five siblings E.J., Amber, Tiffany, Ashlene, and Maria … Currently majoring in Criminal Justice.

INDOOR PERSONAL BESTS

200 Meter Dash 28.85 1/24/2014 Boston University Terrier Classic
Shot Put 38-04.00 ft
2/15/2014 Little East Conference/NE Alliance Championship
Weight Throw 33-10.00 ft
1/4/2014 Roxbury Community College Tiger All-Comers

OUTDOOR PERSONAL BESTS

Discus Throw 135-05 ft 5/17/2014 ECAC Outdoor Championship
Javelin Throw 101-00 ft 4/11/2014 8th Annual Eastern CT State U. Invitational
Shot Put 36-06.75 4/19/2014 MIT Sean Collier Invitational