OU Rowing BIO
Taylor Gillespie
Player Profile:
Taylor Gillespie 1373142
Position: Varsity
Height: 5'11"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Buffalo, N.Y.
High School: Park School of Buffalo

Spring 2014
Academic All-Big 12 First Team … C-USA Honor Roll … Five seat for the Big 12 champion 3V8, finishing first in 7:40.89 ... Five seat in the C-USA champion open eight that won with a time of 7:03.50 ... Competed in the 1V4 at the Clemson Invitational and the Lake Natoma Invitational.

Spring 2013
Conference USA Newcomer of the Year … Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team … C-USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll … Three-time C-USA and one-time Big 12 Boat of the Week honoree … Competed in OU’s first-ever NCAA Championships in the second varsity eight, helping OU to a 17th-place finish … Took first place in the second varsity eight final, helping OU win its first C-USA Championship … Won the second varsity eight race on the way to the Sooners’ Big 12 Championship title … Won two races in the second varsity eight at the OU Invitational … Swept all four races in the second varsity eight boat to help OU win the Longhorn Invitational … Defeated multiple ranked teams in the second varsity eight boat at the Clemson Invitational.

Mother is Vastye Gillespie ... Has one sister, Shahirah ... Full name is Taylor Angel Gillespie ... Majoring in environmental sustainability.

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