2013-14: Wisconsin's starter at 125 lbs. ... started season unranked butfinished regular season atNo. 9 (125 lbs.) ... finished regular season with a 14-3 overall record ... finished 10-3 in dual competition and 5-2 in the Big Ten ... posted first careerwin over ranked opponent against Ohio State'sNick Roberts(No. 17) onJan. 10... won the Navy Classic with a 4-0 record (11/23)
2012-13: Redshirt season ... did not compete.
High School: Competed for four years at St. Paris Graham High School in St. Paris, Ohio ... won three-straight state titles at 120 lbs., in his sophomore, junior and senior seasons for the Falcons ...helped St. Paris Graham to four-straight Div. II Ohio state titles during his high school career.
Personal: Parents are Brian and Missy Taylor ... has one sister, Lizzy (18) ... father Brian wrestled at Ashland University ... hobbies include hunting, archery and fishing ... intends to major in wildlife ecology at UW.
Davis on Taylor: "I think [Ryan] brings a lot of intensity to the room and understands the sport really well. I think he's going to bring a lot of intensity to our lower weight class guys. I like his style, the way he competes on the mat and the way he thinks."