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Taylor Twedt
Taylor Twedt

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Rockwell, Iowa

High School:
West Fork

Height:
5-9

Event:
Heptathlon/High Jump

Eligibility (Indoor/Outdoor): Freshman/Freshman

At Wisconsin
2014 Outdoor:
Earned a 14th-place finish in the high jump at the Big Ten championships (5/18) with a mark of 5-5 1/4 (1.66m) ... took third in the high jump at the Wisconsin Open (5/10) by clearing 5-7 (1.70m) ... finished fourth in the high jump (5-3 (1.60m)) and fifth in the shot put (38-8 (11.79m)) at the Tom Botts Invite (5/3) ... took 12th at the Bulldog Heptathlon (4/11-12) with a total of 4,695 points ... runner-up in the 100 hurdles (14.21), seventh in the 200 meters (28.57) and third in the javelin throw (123-7) at the Walt Disney Open (3/21-22)

2014 Indoor:
Finished 11th in the pentathlon at the Big Ten Championships (3/1) with a score of 3,459 ... finished second in the high jump at the Red & White Open (2/21) by clearing 5-4 1/2 (1.64m) ... placed second in the 60 hurdle prelims at the Red & White Open (2/21) with a time of 9.00 ... finished eighth in the college high jump at the Tyson Invitational (2/15) by clearing 5-3 3/4 (1.62m) ... placed 50th in the 60 hurdle prelims at the Tyson Invitational (2/15) with a time of 9.26 ...placed third in the high jump at the Wisconsin Elite Invitational (1/25) witha mark of 5-6 1/2 (1.69m) ... took 10th in the long jump at the Wisconsin Elite Invitational (1/25) with a mark of 16-7 (5.05m) ... placed 11th in the 60 meter hurdle prelims at the Wisconsin Elite Invitational (1/25) with a time of 9.21 ... placed third in the 60 hurdles at the Wisconsin Dual (1/18) with a time of 9.24 ... took seventh in the high jump at the Wisconsin Dual (1/18) after clearing 5-3 (1.6m) ... placed second in the 60 hurdles in 9.14 at the Badger Indoor Open (1/17)

2013 Outdoor:
Competed unattached and placed sixth in the 100 hurdles with a time of 14.97 and took sixth in the long jump with a leap of 16-2 1/2 (14.94m) ... while competing unattached, placed 15th in the heptathlon at the Drake Relays (4/24-25) with a score of 4,446 points.

2013 Indoor:
While competing unattached, placed 18th in the shot put with a throw of 33-11 1/2 (10.35m) at the Wisconsin Elite Invitational (1/19)

High School
Four-time Elite All-State ... six-time state champion ... four-time state medalist ... runner-up in heptathlon at AAU nationals as a freshmen ... placed sixth at USA Juniors as a sophomore ... played volleyball, was a four-year letter winner, three-year All-Conference and 2011 All-District ... four-time Principal's list ... National Honor Society member

Personal
Parents are Mark and Angie Twedt ... has one younger sibling, Peyton (15) ... dad Mark played baseball, basketball and ran track at Buena Vista ... mother Angie played basketball and softball at Waldorf College ... is president of Lutheran Youth Organization ... intends to major in biology

Why Wisconsin?
"The atmosphere of the campus and location right on the lake hooked me right away. I clicked with the coach and the team right away."

Personal Bests
Indoor Outdoor
60 Hurdles 9.14 1-17-14 200 Meters 27.56 3-21-14
Long Jump 16-7 (5.05m) 1-25-14 100 Hurdles 14.21 3-21-14
High Jump 5-6 1/2 1-25-14 High Jump 5-7 (1.70m) 5-10-14
Shot Put 34-4 (10.46m) 1-31-14 Long Jump 16-8 3/4 4-24-13
Pentathlon 3,459 3-1-14 Shot Put 38-8 (11.79m) 5-3-14
(9.05 / 1.67m / 11.41m / 5.13m / 2:44.38) Javelin 123-7 (37.66m) 3-21-14
Heptathlon 4,695 points 4-11/12-14
(15.06 / 1.68m / 11.26m / 27.16 / 4.98m / 34.96m / 2:38.08)


At the Big Ten Championships
2014 - Outdoor
High Jump: 14th (5-5 1/4 (1.66m))

2014 - Indoor
Pentathlon: 11th - (3,459 (9.05 / 1.67m / 11.41m / 5.13m / 2:44.38)

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