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Taylor Mason
2009-10 Women's Track & Field
EVENTS
Throws
YEAR
Fr.
HT.
5-2
HOMETOWN (PREVIOUS SCHOOL)
inman, S.C./Spartanburg Christian Academy
Taylor Mason

2011 Track and Field: Finished third in the javelin throw with a season-best 37.61m (123' 4") at the Spring Break Invitational... Fourth in the javelin at the Vanderbilt Black and Gold (35.69m; 117' 1")... Had top-five finishes in four events at the Governors Invitational: fifth in the hammer throw (29.52m; 96' 10"), fourth in the shot put (10.08m; 33' 1"), third in the pole vault (2.52m; 8' 3.25"), and runner-up in the javelin throw (29.53m; 96' 10")... Fifth in the hammer throw (personal-best 29.32m; 96' 2") and runner-up in the javelin (34.42m; 112' 11") at the Boston-Moon Classic... Finished fifth in the javelin at the A-Sun Outdoor Championships (33.73m; 110' 8") and set a personal-best in the shot put (12.02m; 39' 5.25"), where she finished ninth.

2010 Track and Field: Finished seventh in the javelin throw at the Spring Break Invitational (29.94m), while also setting a personal-best in the 200m dash (30.37s; 45th)... Won the javelin at the Austin Peay Spring Fling with a 35.05m (115' 0") throw... On return trip to Clarksville, was runner-up in the javelin (33.12m; 108' 8") and set personal-best in the discus (27.98m; 91' 9"), where she finished eighth... Runner-up in the javelin throw at the Vanderbilt Invitational with a personal-best 38.84m (127' 5") toss... Ended season with a sixth-place finish in the javelin at the A-Sun Outdoor Championships with a 35.43m (116' 3") throw.

Prep: An anomaly: did not compete in track and field in high school... Was an all-South Carolina choice in softball in 2008 and 2009 and was all-region all four years of high school... Also and All-Region volleyball player in 2007-08... Lettered two years in basketball... Member of the National Honor Society.

Personal: Daughter of Tyler and Kelli Mason... Has six siblings: three brothers (Steven, Aaron and Jimmy) and three sisters (Hannah, Olivia and Selah)... Father played football and ran track at Nebraska-Kearney, and brother Steven played football at Faulkner and ran track at Lipscomb... Plans to major in exercise science; both parents are chiropractors and she plans to attend chiropractic school after graduation.

2009-10 Women's Track & Field
Caitlin AndersonDistanceJR
Catherine BealsDistanceSO
Ashley LehmanDistanceSO
Shelby MarvelMiddle DistanceFR
Meredith McFarlinDistanceFR
Priya PappuMiddle DistanceFR
Jenny RandolphDistanceJR
Laura StewartMiddle DistanceJR
Amanda TwiggMiddle DistanceFR
Louisa Van BataviaDistanceSO
Courtney WattsMiddle DistanceFR
Valerie WinklerMiddle DistanceJR
Paloma FlodenMiddle DistanceSR
Meagan HoarDistanceSO
Shannon ShoemakeMiddle DistanceSR
Kayla FrasierSprintsSr.
Emily LongdenMiddle DistanceFr.
Jessi MarshallThrowsJr.
Taylor MasonThrowsFr.
Amika PiorkowskiSprints, JumpsFr.
Sara StephensSprints, Middle DistanceFr.