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Collin Taylor
Collin Taylor

Class:
Graduated

Hometown:
Brookfield, Wis.

High School:
East

Height:
6-0

Event:
High Jump

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Eligibility (Indoor/Outdoor): Senior/Junior

Notables
• 2012 NCAA Outdoor Championships Preliminary Round qualifier (high jump)

At Wisconsin
2014 Indoor:
Finished second in the high jump by clearing 6-11 1/2 (2.12m) at the Big Ten championships (2/28-3/1) ... at the Red & White Open (2/21), won the pole vault by clearing 6-10 1/4 (2.09m) ... with a height of 6-11 (2.11m), finished sixth in the high jump at the Tyson Invitational (2/14-15) ... placed third in the high jump, clearing 6-9 (2.06m) at the Armory Collegiate Invitational (2/7) ... at the Wisconsin Elite Invitational (1/25), making his season debut, finished second in the high jump by clearing 6-11 3/4 (2.13m)

2014 Outdoor:
Finished 13th at the NCAA West Preliminary (5/30) with a clearance of 6-11 1/2 (2.12m) in the high jump ... placed fifth at the Big Ten championships (5/16-18) in the high jump with a season-best clearance of 6-11 (2.11m) ... finished runner-up in the high jump with a leap of 6-9 (2.06m) at the Wisconsin Open (5/10) ... finished eighth in the high jump with a clearance of 6-10 1/4 (2.09m) at the Mt. SAC Relays (4/18-19) ... at the Florida Relays (4/4-5), making his outdoor season debut, finished 10th in the high jump with a leap of 6-9 (2.06m)

2013 Indoor: Finished ninth in the high jump at the Big Ten championships (2/23) with a leap of 6-11 (2.11m) ... won the high jump with a leap of 6-10 3/4 (2.10m) at the Wisconsin NCAA Qualifier (3/1) ... at the Bill Bergan Invitational (1/26), finished fourth in the high jump with a leap of 6-8 1/4 (2.04m) ... earned a second-place finish in the high jumpat the Wisconsin Invitational (1/19) with a leap of 6-11 (2.11m) ... finished third in the high jump at the Badger Track Classic (1/12) with a leap of 6-8 3/4 (2.05m)

2013 Outdoor:
Claimed 13th at the NCAA West Preliminary (5/23) in the high jump with a clearance of 6-11 3/4 (2.13m) ... was fourth in the high jump at the Big Ten championships with a height of 6-11 1/2 (2.07m) ... placed fifth in the high jump with a clearance of 6-9 (2.06m)at the Brutus Hamilton Invitational (4/26-27) ... at the Musco Twilight Invitational (4/20), cleared 6-11 (2.11m) in the high jump to finish third ... clearing a career-best height of 7-0 1/2 (2.15m), finished runner up in the high jump at the Spec Towns Invitational (4/13) ... tied a personal record in the high jump with a height of 6-11 3/4 (2.13m) to win the event at the Yellow Jacket Invitational (3/30)

2012 Indoor:
Took the win in the high jump at the Wisconsin NCAA Qualifier with a personal-best clearance of 7-1 (2.16m) ... earned a sixth-place finish at the Big Ten championships (2/25) with a jump of 6-10 3/4 (2.09m) ... at the Badger Track Classic (1/14), earned a first-place finish in the high jump with a clearance of 7-0 1/4 (2.14m), also becoming the 10th in Wisconsin history to clear the 7-foot mark ... finished third in the high jump at the Iowa State Classic (2/11) with a height of 6-10 1/4 (2.09m)

2012 Outdoor: Came in eighth place in the high jump at the Big Ten championships (5/12) with a clearance of 6-11 (2.11m) ... placed 30th with a height of 6-9 3/4 (2.08m) in the high jump at the NCAA West Preliminary (5/26) ... took the win in the high jump at the UW-Platteville Invitational (4/14) with a mark of 6-8 3/4 (2.05m) ... came runner-up in the high jump at the Wisconsin Open (5/5) with a clearance of 6-7 (2.01m) ... with a height of 6-11 (2.11m), finished fifth in the high jump at the Stanford Invitational (4/6) ... came in fifth with a clearance of 6-10 3/4 (2.10m) in the high jump at the SEC/Big Ten Challenge (3/23) ... placed 11th in the high jump with a height of 6-8 (2.03m) at the Mt. SAC Relays (4/20)

2011 Indoor: Finished third in the high jump with a clearence of 6-8 1/4 competing unattached at the Badger Track Classic (1/15)

2010 Indoor: Placed 7th in the high jump at the Big Ten Indoor Championships and tied his personal-best clearance of 6-11 ... finished second in the high jump at the Wisconsin Elite Invite (1/30), clearing a personal-best height of 6-11

2010 Outdoor: Came in seventh in the high jump (6-10 1/4) at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships ... placed third in the high jump at the Wisconsin Twilight Invitational (5/8) with a leap of 6-6 3/4 ... placed fifth in the high jump with a personal-best clearance of 6-11 3/4 at the Drake Relays (4/24) ... tied for third in the high jump with a clearance of 6-7 1/2 at the Long Beach Invitational (4/17) ... tied for second in the high jump at the Mt. SAC Relays (4/16) and tied a personal-best clearance of 6-10 3/4 ... finished ninth in the high jump at the Florida Relays (4/3) and tied a personal-best clearance of 6-10 3/4 ... finished third in the high jump with a personal-best clearance of 6-10 3/4 at the Florida State Relays (3/26)

High School
Wisconsin Division 1 state champion in the high jump as a senior, clearing school-record height of 6-10 ... also placed fourth at the state meet in the high jump as a junior ... four-time state qualifier in the triple jump, including fourth-place finish as a senior... also lettered in football ... coach: Mike Steiner

Personal
Parents are Christine Taylor and Lloyd Taylor ... has two sisters, Shannon and Natalia ... father, Lloyd, competed in track at UW-Stout ... uncle, Craig Taylor, competed in track at Wayland Baptist ... nickname is "CT" ... double major in finance, investment and banking, and real estate and urban land economy

Personal Bests
Indoor Outdoor
High Jump 7-1 (2.16m) 3-2-12 High Jump 7-0 1/2 (2.15m) 4-13-13
Triple Jump 45-6 (13.86m) High School

All-Big Ten Honors (1)
2014 - Indoor (1)
High Jump: 2nd (6-11 1/2 (2.12m))

At the NCAA Preliminary Round
2014 Outdoor - West Preliminary Round
High Jump - 13th (6-11 1/2 (2.12m))

2013 Outdoor - West Preliminary Round
High Jump: 13th (6-11 1/2 (2.12m))

2012 Outdoor - West Preliminary Round
High Jump: 30th (6-9 3/4 (2.08m))

2010 Outdoor - West Preliminary Round
High Jump: NH

At the Big Ten Championships
2014 - Indoor
High Jump: 2nd (6-11 1/2 (2.12m))

2013 - Outdoor
High Jump: 4th (6-9 1/2 (2.07m))

2013 - Indoor
High Jump: 9th (6-11 (2.11m))

2012 - Indoor
High Jump: 6th (6-10 3/4 (2.10m))

2012 - Outdoor
High Jump: 8th (6-11 (2.11m))

2010 - Indoor
High Jump: 7th (6-11 (2.11m))

2010 - Outdoor
High Jump: 7th (6-10 1/4 (2.09m))

Other Notable Performances
2011 Badger Track Classic
High Jump: 1st (7-0 3/4 (2.14m))

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