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 Taylor Delaney

2017 Outdoor Track & Field
Took fourth in the 800 meters at the Southern Conference Championships with a time of 2:14.17 ... set a top-time of 2:13.09 in the 800 meter preliminaries at the SoCon Championships ... placed seventh in the 5,000 meters at the SoCon Championships, setting a time of 18:14.22 ... took eighth in the 1,500 meters with a career-best time of 4:37.80 at the Duke Invitational ... placed ninth in the 800 meters at the Aggie Invitational with a time of 2:14.35 ... timed in at 2:15.24 in the 800 meters at the Liberty Invitational, placing third ... set career high times in the 400 meters (1:04.26) at the Bob Davidson Spring Kick-Off and 5,000 meters (17:53.91) at the Raleigh Relays.

2017 Indoor Track & Field
Placed seventh in the mile at the Southern Conference Championships, posting a career-best 5:05.51 ... took eighth in the 800 meters at the SoCon Championships with a time of 2:19.83 ... ran a top time of 2:15.45 in the 800 meters at the Virginia Tech Challenge, taking second ... won the 800 meters at the UNCG Early Bird Duals with a time of 2:18.56 ... registered a 5:05.52 in the mile at the UNCG Dual Meet Madness, taking second.

2016 Cross Country

Opened the season with a 15:14.10 in the 4,000-meter race at the Elon Invitational … Placed 11th overall at the Southern Conference Championships with a time of 17:42.05 on the 5,000-meter course … Ran the 5,000-meter race at the Joe Piane Notre Dame Invitational (18:06.00) and the adidas XC Challenge (18:26.00) … Tallied a time of 22:28.00 on the 6,000-meter course at the Princeton Invitational … Closed out her season with a  22:46.00 at the NCAA Southeast Regional.

High School
Ran cross country and track at Southview High School where she was a four-time All-Conference and All-Region selection in both cross country and outdoor track.. she earned All-State honors on three occasions and holds the school record in the 800-meter at HMHS with a time of 2:13... she ran a personal best 18:38 5K while competing for the Tigers while also holding the record for the one-mile... was a four-time NCSHAA 4A state qualifier in indoor track where she earned a third-place finish in the 1,000-meter in 2016... qualified for the state indoor track championships four times where she placed third in the 800 in 2016 and was a three-time cross country state qualifier finishing as high as 10th overall during her career... member of the National Honors Society, Academy of Scholars and was on the HMHS Honor Roll

Personal
Born June 25, 1998.... daughter of Chrisitine Delaney... has five siblings; Matthew Delaney, Kyra Delaney, Ryan Delaney, Joshua Madej and Christopher Madej... undecided major 

Top Times
Cross Country
4k: 15:14.00 (Elon Invitational, 9/1/16)
5k: 17:42.05 (SoCon Championships, 10/29/16)
6k: 22:28.00 (Princeton Invitational, 10/7/16)

Indoor Track & Field
800m: 2:15.45 (Virginia Tech Challenge, 2/18/17)
1,000m: 2:58.87 (Virginia Tech Invitational, 1/14/17)
Mile: 5:05.51 (SoCon Championships, 2/25/17)

Outdoor Track & Field
400m: 1:04.26 (Bob Davidson Spring Kickoff, 3/18/17)
800m: 2:13.09 (SoCon Championships, 5/12/17)
1,500m: 4:37.80 (Duke Invitational, 4/22/17)
5,000m: 17:53.91 (Raleigh Relays, 3/25/17)

Year: Freshman
Hometown: Hope Mills, N.C.
High School: South View
Major: Undecided
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