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JOE TAYLOR
  • Hurdles
  • Ind: Sophomore, Out: Sophomore
  • West Palm Beach, Fla. (Palm Beach Lakes HS)
  • BD: 5/5/85 (West Palm Beach, Fla.)

CAREER VICTORIES: 1
PERSONAL RECORDS
INDOOR

55m hurdles: 7.47, 2005 Gator Invitational, Gainesville, Fla.
60m hurdles: 8.10, 2005 SEC Championships, Fayetteville, Ark.
OUTDOOR
110m hurdles: 14.70, 2005 SEC Championships, Nashville, Tenn.
400m hurdles: 51.70, 2005 Texas Relays, Austin, Texas

2006 AS A SOPHOMORE: Took 27th at NCAA East Regional Championships in 400m hurdles in 54.15 Finished 14th at SEC Outdoor Championships in 400m hurdles with time of 54.55 Picked up first NCAA regional time of season by taking second in 400m hurdles at Seminole Invitational with time of 51.75 Mark was second fastest of his career Suffered through injuries during indoor season Only competition was SEC Indoor Championships where he finished 19th in 55m hurdles (7.73) SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2005 AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN: Wins (1): (i) Gator Invitational DMR (10:22.85) Bests of 7.47 (55m hurdles), 8.10 (60m hurdles), 14.70 (110m hurdles) and 51.70 (400m hurdles) Competed in 13 meets (six indoors, seven outdoors) Finished 13th at NCAA East Regional Championships in 400m hurdles with time of 51.88 Barely missed out on advancing to finals of 400m hurdles at SEC Outdoor Championships Finished ninth with time of 51.91 Ran third leg of shuttle hurdle relay that finished third in 55.43 at Penn Relays Improved on career best by more than a second and picked up first regional mark of career in 400m hurdles at Texas Relays with time of 51.70 to finish sixth Picked up win as part of Florida's DMR at Gator Invitational with time of 10:22.85 SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2004 AS A FRESHMAN: Did not compete for Florida.

HIGH SCHOOL/PREP: Bests of 14.02 in 110m hurdles, 37.05 in 300m hurdles and 52.59 in 400m hurdles 2003 Florida Class 4A state champion in 110m hurdles (14.11) ... Took third in 300m hurdles at 2003 state meet in 37.05 2003 Palm Beach Post Athlete of the Year ... 2003 Sun Sentinel Athlete of the Year ... Set Palm Beach County record for 300m hurdles 2003 graduate of Palm Beach Lakes High School.

MAJOR: Zoology/Pre-Med


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