Track & Field



 Taylor Gardner
Taylor Gardner

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Sheridan, Wyo.

High School:
Sheridan HS

Height:
5-7

Event:
Hurdles

Experience:
5L


04/11/2014

Hurdlers Highpoint for Wyoming at Utah Spring Classic

Freshman Jordan Charles Wins 100-Meter Hurdles

04/03/2014

Cowboys and Cowgirls Continue Outdoor Season in Colorado

Wyoming Heads to Northern Colorado's Tom Benich Invite

03/29/2014

Wyoming Starts Outdoor Season with Solid Marks in Fort Collins

Sophomore Kereston Thomas Wins the 100 and 200 Meters

02/14/2014

Distance Crew Highlights Wyoming Track's Friday

Derner, Bowen and Page All Run Personal Bests in the 5,000 Meters

01/24/2014

Anderson's Weight Throw Highpoint of UW Track's Day at AF Invite

Sophomore Thrower Posts Top Mark in Mountain West and 24th in NCAA

2012-13: During the indoor season, competed in the 400 meters at the MW Championships, finishing 12th in 57.3...member of the 4x400-meter relay that placed fifth in 3:45 at the league meet...earned sixth place in the 400 meters at the Holiday Inn Invite in 57.8...helped the 4x400-meter relay to second place in 3:51 at the meet...outdoors, qualified for the NCAA West Preliminary in the 400-meter hurdles as a No. 32 seed...ran a 1:01 in the event for 34th place at the preliminary...competed at the MW Championships in the 400-meter hurdles, earning UW's No. 3 all-time best mark of 59.41 for the event in the finals round for a fourth-place finish...won the 400-meter hurdles at the Cowpoke Open in 59.8...finished second in the 400-meter hurdles in 1:01 at the Jack Christiansen Invite, also helping the 4x100-meter relay to first place in 46.1...named Academic All-MW and a MW Scholar Athlete.

2011-12: Competed in the 400 meters and 4x400-meter relay at the MW Championships where she placed 13th in the dash and helped the relay team to a fourth-place finish ... during the indoor season, placed second in the 200 meters in a season-best 25.6 at the Shine Meet ... for the outdoor season, qualified for the MW Championships in the 400-meter hurdles where she placed fifth in 1:00, the second-best time of her career ... also helped the 4x100-meter relay to two first-place marks, including a season-best 46.5 at the Jack Christiansen Invite.

2010-11: Did not compete during the season.

2009-10: Brought her talents in the 400 and 400-meter hurdles to Wyoming and showed what she could do right off the bat ... had a team-best mark in the hurdles, running a 1:00 ... also was second in the 400 dash, just three seconds behind the team leader at 57.18.

Before Wyoming: At Sheridan High School, a three-year letterwinner in volleyball and track and field while lettering all four years in basketball at Sheridan HS ... during her basketball career, her team won the state championship in 2007, and she was named to the All-Conference team three times ... in track and field, she was All-State in 2009 in three different events, the 100 and 300-meter hurdles and the 400 meters ... academically, she was on the Presidential Honor Roll for three years as well as the National Honor Society for two.

Personal: Born in Laramie, Wyo., to parents Paula and Ted Gardner ... majoring in physiology...has been admitted to UW's pharmacy school.

Personal Bests:
Indoor:
60-Meter Hurdles - 9.11 (2010)
200 Meters - 25.65 (2012)
400 Meters - 56.91 (2010)

Outdoor:
400 Meters - 57.18 (2010)
400-Meter Hurdles - 59.41 (2013)(No. 4 UW All-Time Mark)

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