Kristina Taylor
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Murrieta, Calif.

High School:
Vista Murrieta HS '08

Height:
5-6

Major:
Psychology

2010: Scored at Big West Conference Championship (51st), recording a time of 22:38.5... Opened season with 23rd-place finish (18:47) at Hornet Jamboree... Turned in a time of 22:44 at Stanford Invitational to finish 77th overall (9/25)... Clocked in at 18:29.7 to finish 76th at Bronco Invitational (10/16).

2009: Among scoring finishers at Big West Conference (24th) and NCAA West Region (72nd) championships... Top team finisher at USF Invitational (10th) and Doc Adams (3rd).

2008: Competed four times, including ISU Pre-Nationals... First Aggie to finish at Hornet Jamboree, placing 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.... Majoring in psychology... Parents are Suzette & Bruce Taylor... Older sister, Jackie, graduated from Long Beach State... Lists MHS coach Karen Candaele as her sports hero.