Kristina Taylor
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Murrieta, Calif.

High School:
Vista Murrieta HS '08

Height:
5-6

Position:
Middle Distances/Distances

Major:
Psychology

2011: Competed primarily in 1,500, hitting season-best 4:29.02 at Brutus Hamilton Invite... Moved into 8th all-time on school outdoor list.

2010: On roster, did not compete.

2009: Redshirted.

CROSS COUNTRY: Finished as team's No. 5 scorer at Big West Conference Championship (14th) and NCAA West Regional (67th) in 2011... Appeared in four meets in 2010, including Big West (51st)... Best finish was 23rd (of 88) at Hornet Jamboree... Posted scoring finishes at both conference (24th) and NCAA West Region (72nd) championship meets... Crossed as team's top finisher at USF Invite (10th) and in Doc Adams Open home meet (3rd)... Competed in three meets as a freshman in 2008... Aggies' top finisher at Hornet Jamboree (11th overall).

VISTA MURRIETA HS '08: Earned All-Southwestern League selection in cross country... Finished 27th at league championship (21:12)... Served as team captain as a senior... Set track & field records in 1,600 (4:59.69) and 3,200 (10:57.86), earning All-SWL honors in each... Became sixth girl in Riverside County history to break five-minute barrier in 1,600, 10th to eclipse 11-minute mark... Won league titles in both events as a senior.

PERSONAL: Born in Los Angeles, Calif.... Psychology major... Parents are Suzette & Bruce Taylor... Older sister, Jackie, graduated from Long Beach State... Lists MHS coach Karen Candaele as her sports hero... Organized third-annual "The Art of Athletes" student-athlete art exhibit in fall of 2011.