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App State (M) Cross Country BIO
 Alex Taylor

PR's:

Cross Country: 10,000 meters - 32:15.20... Four-Mile Run - 19:38.44... 8,000 meters - 24:33.28

Indoor: 800 meters - 1:50.81... Mile Run - 4:05.73... 3,000 meters - 8:24.93...DMR – 10:00.90

Outdoor: 800 meters - 1:49.80... 1,500 meters - 3:42.29... Mile Run - 4:10.64...DMR – 9:55.69


2011-12:

Cross Country: 

• Earned second-team all-SoCon honors with his eighth-place finish
• Finished fifth overall at the Covered Bridge Open
• Led the Mountaineers with a third-place finish at the Mountaineer Open

Indoor:

• Had a first place finish in the 3000m at the Niswonger Foundation Invitational with a 8:24.93, which ranks him seventh all-time in App State history
• Named all-SoCon after a second place finish in the 800m at the SoCon Championships
• Ranks second all-time in the mile, running a personal best 4:05.73
• Rated third in the 800m after his performances at the SoCon Championships
• Finished the mile in 4:11.98 at the SoCon Championships, earning all-SoCon honors
• Posted a school relay record in the dual medley relays at the SoCon Championships, running a 10:00.90

Outdoor:

• Holds the all-time ASU record in the 800, posting a 1:49.80 at the Duke Invitational
• Garnered all-SoCon honors, finishing second in the 800m with a 1:54.97
• Rated 42nd in the NCAA Div. 1 East Region and 93rd in the NCAA Div. 1 Qualifiers in the 800m
• Finished first in the 1500m at the Auburn Tiger Track Classic, running a 3:45.26
• Posted a 3:50.72 in the 1500m, which was good for a second place finish and all-SoCon recognition
• Ranks 12th in the NCAA Div. 1 East Region and 22nd in the NCAA Div. 1 Qualifiers in the 1500m
• Broke a 28 year old school record in the distance medley relay, running a 9:55.69 at the Penn Relays
• Ranked first all-time in the 1500m, running a 3:42.29 at the Virginia Challenge and breaking a 28 year old record
• Qualified for the NCAA Division 1 East Preliminary Round in the 800m and 1500m


2010-11:

Cross Country: 

• Placed 11th at the SoCon Championship to earn all-conference honors
• Earned a nineth place finish at the Asics-Winthrop Invitational
• Led the Mountaineers with a third-place finish at the Mountaineer Open

Indoor:

• Claimed the conference title in the mile
• Finished eighth in 800m at the SoCon Championships
• Was a member of the second place distance medley team at the SoCon Indoor Championships

Outdoor:  

• Was a NCAA Qualifier in the 1,500m
• Finished first in the 1,500m at the Liberty Twilight Qualifier Meet, Duke Twilight Meet and the Roanoke Twilight Meet
• Earned 12th place finish at the conference championships


2009-10:

Cross Country:

• Top finish came at the Mountaineer Open (28th)
• Turned in a time of 26:19 at the Blue Ridge Open (8k)

Indoor:

• Took fifth in the 800m and third in the mile at 2010 SoCon Championships
• Placed third in the 800m and 1,500m at 2010 conference meet
• Competed at 2010 USATF Junior Nationals in the 1,500m and finished ninth overall


Position: Cross Country
Year: Senior
Hometown: Charlotte, N.C.
High School: Providence
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