Taylor McKinnon - Women's Track and Field - Vanderbilt University Athletics

Taylor McKinnon Season 2022-23

Sprints / Hurdles

Class Freshman
Event Sprints / Hurdles
Hometown Durham, N.C.
High School Cardinal Gibbons
Major Medicine, Health, & Society

Career Results

Career Honors

  • Seventh in Vanderbilt history in the 60-meter hurdles (8.61)

As a Freshman (2023)

  • Finished third in the 100-meter hurdle finals (14.76) and fourth in prelims (14.30) at the Island Relays Bahamas Invitational (March 17–18)
  • Competed in the 60-meter hurdles (8.63) at the SEC indoor championships (Feb. 24–25)
  • Finished 12th in the 60-meter hurdle semifinals (8.62) and seventh in prelims (8.70) at the Music City Challenge (Feb. 10–11)
  • Finished fifth in the 60-meter hurdle finals (8.66) and fourth in prelims (8.61), recording a Vanderbilt top-10 time, at the Vanderbilt Invitational (Jan. 20–21)
  • Finished seventh overall in the 60-meter hurdles (8.72) at the Commodore Challenge (Jan. 13–14)

The McKinnon File

  • Prepped at Cardinal Gibbons
  • Competed in the 55, 60, 100 and 300-meters hurdles
  • Prep bests of 8.05 in the 55-meter hurdles, 8.70 in the 60-meter hurdles, 13.77 in the 100-meter hurdles and 43.51 in the 300-meters hurdles
  • Milesplit National Girls Performer of the Week (2022)
  • Two-time 4A state runner-up in the 100-meter hurdles
  • Cardinal Gibbons Girls Athlete of the Year nominee in 2022
  • 4A Girls Sportsmanship award recipient in 2021
  • Girls 4A state champion in the 100-meter hurdles in 2019
  • National Honor Society member all four-years
  • Spanish Honor Society member (2020-22)
  • A-Honor Roll from 2019-22
  • Maintained a 4.0 GPA
  • Daughter of Shawna and Tim McKinnon
  • Instagram: @taaayyylorrrrr