Brendan

Taylor

BrendanTaylorZoom
Height: 5'11"
Year: Redshirt Junior
Hometown: Little Rock, Ark.
High School: Catholic HS

Bio

  • 2017 NCAA Midwest Regional Qualifier
  • 2016 Academic All-Big 12 Second Team

2017

Ran the 10K at the NCAA Midwest Regional, finishing in 30:02.9 to place 41st… Took 26th in the 8K competition at the Big 12 XC Championship, finishing in 24:43.7… Placed 13th in the four mile at the UNT Ken Garland Invite, clocking a 21:13.1… Ran the 5K at the Cowboy Preview in 15:54.7.

2016
Finished 101st (96th in team scoring) in the 10K at the NCAA Midwest Regional with a time of 32:16.4... Placed 29th in the 8K at the Big 12 Championships with a time of 26:30.5... Finished 149th in the 8K Blue Race at the Pre-National Invitational with a time of 25:38.5 ... Placed 127th overall (111th in team scoring) in the 8,000-meter run at the Roy Griak Invitational with a time of 26:50.2 ... Finished 13th in the 5K at the OSU Cowboy Duals with a time of 16:18.4.

2015
Placed 55th in the 8,000-meter race at the Virginia Panorama Farms Invitational with a time of 25:22.2 ... Finished 14th in the four-mile run at the Ken Garland Invitational with a time of 20:04.74 ... Placed eighth in his collegiate debut in the 5,000-meter run at the Cowboy Preview with a time of 16:09.9.

2014
Redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL
Made all-state in 2012 and 2013 … State champion in cross country in 2013 … State champion in the 3200-meter run in 2013 and 2014 ... State champion in the 1600-meter run in 2014 ... Led the team to conference titles three years in a row (2011-2013).

PERSONAL
Son of Gary and Erin Taylor … Has three siblings: Kieran, Jordan and Reed … Majoring in business.

View Full Bio
Wallace Earns All-Big 12
Sooners Finish 8th at Big 12 Championships
Blankenbaker Finishes Sixth To Lead OU