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

Taylor McKinnon Season 2023-24

Hurdles • Sprints

Class Sophomore
Event Hurdles • Sprints
Hometown Durham, N.C.
High School Cardinal Gibbons
Major Undeclared
Bio

Career Results

Student-Athlete Highlights
• One school record
• Three program all-time top 10 marks

In the Record Books
• Holds school record as a member of the shuttle hurdle relay (55.77)
• Second in Vanderbilt history as a member of the 4×100-meter relay (45.49)
• Sixth in Vanderbilt history in the 100-meter hurdles (13.73)
• Eighth in Vanderbilt history in the 60-meter hurdles (8.61)

As a Sophomore (2024)
• Fifth in the 60-meter hurdles final (8.62) at the Vanderbilt Invitational
• Sixth in the 60-meter hurdles (8.63) at the Commodore Challenge

As a Freshman (2023)
• Competed in 10 meets, including the SEC Indoor Championships
• Second as a member of the 4×100-meter relay (45.49) at the Music City Challenge
• Fifth in the 100mH (13.75) at the Joe Walker invitational
• Third as a member of the shuttle hurdle relay (55.77) and 17th in the 100mH (13.73) at the Pepsi Florida Relays
• 12th in the 60mH semifinals (8.62) and seventh in prelims (8.70) at the Music City Challenge
• Fifth in the 60mH final (8.66) and fourth in prelims (8.61) at the Vanderbilt Invitational

The McKinnon File
Taylor McKinnon prepped at Cardinal Gibbons, where she was the 2019 state champion in the 100-meter hurdles and placed as the runner-up in the same event twice. Her prep-best times include 8,70 in the 60-meter hurdles, 13.77 in the 100-meter hurdles and 43.51 in the 300-meter hurdles. McKinnon was once named the Milesplit National Girls Performer of the Week in 2022. She was the recipient of the 2021 4A Girls Sportsmanship Award and a nominee for 2022 Cardinal Gibbons Girls Athlete of the Year. In high school, she was a member of National Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society and A-Honor Roll, all while maintaining a 4.0 grade-point average.

Personal
Taylor is the daughter of Shawna and Tim McKinnon.

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