Kirsten Taylor
Kirsten Taylor
Year: SO
Hometown: Odessa, TX
Previous School: Odessa HS

SPC: Participated in cross country, indoor track, and outdoor track and earned one All-America award as a freshman.

2011 Outdoor: Finished eighth in the NJCAA Championship 1500M Run with a season best time of 5:02.60

2011 Indoor: Earned All-America honors running the 400M portion of the distance medley relay, helping the Lady Texans to a second place finish … Qualified for the NJCAA Championships with a season best time of 3:11.39 in the 1000M Run … Finished 13th overall at the NJCAA Championships in the 1000M Run with a time of 3:14.73.

2010 XC: Competed in eight cross country meets for the Lady Texans in 2010, finishing 43rd at the NJCAA cross country championships and 32nd at the NJCAA half marathon championships.

High School: Graduated in 2010 … Participated in cross country and track … boasts personal records of 5:23 in the 1,600; 2:17 in the 800; 12:10 in the 2-mile (XC); and 19:09 for 3-miles (XC).

Intended College Major: Nursing

Hobbies: Listening to music and watching movies

Personal: Born March 24, 1992 in El Paso, Texas, Kirsten is the daughter of Danny and Renee Taylor and she has one sibling … Chose SPC because of the strong nursing and athletics program … Favorite athlete is Tyson Gay.