Set a personal-record in the mile at 4:29.27 at theHigh Point VertKlasse Meet (March 22-23) … Posted theteam’s top 3,000-meter steeplechase time of the season at9:52.52 at the Duke Invitational (April 5-6) … Ran the1,500-meter race at the Wake Forest Open (March 15-16) in a time of4:05.51.
Notched a personal-best time of 16:03.68 in the5,000-meter race at the Clemson Tiger Paw Invitational (Feb. 8-9)… Member of the Distance Medley Relay Team that placed thirdat the Hilton Garden Invitational (Feb. 1-2) with a time of10:36.52 … Posted a season-best time of 4:33.64 in the milerun at the SoCon Championships (Feb. 22-23) … Added a timeof 9:16.07 in the 3,000-meter race at the Hokie Invitational (Jan.25-26).
Turned in a season-best time of 26:53.56 in the8,000-meter race at the Greater Louisville Classic (Sept. 29)… Posted a career-best time of 33:48.76 in the 10,000-meterrace at the NCAA Southeast Regionals (Nov. 9) … Placedseventh at the Elon Invitational (Sept. 15) in a time of 26:54.
In his first meet of the outdoor season, ran a time of 10:00.26 inthe 3,000m steeplechase to finish 14th overall (Mar16) … ran a season best time in the 1,500m at the DukeInvitational, crossing the line in 4:07.23 to finish in47th overall (April 6) ... SoCon Academic HonorRoll … recipient of the Commissioner’sMedal.
Began with a season best performance in the 3,000m at theDick Taylor Invite crossing the line in a time of 9:02.11 to finisheighth overall (Jan 13) … ran a season best time of 4:27.69in the mile run at the Fast Track Invite (Feb 11) … In hisonly attempt at the 5,000m, ran a personal best time of 16:09.88 atthe Hokie Invitational (Jan 21) … SoCon AcademicAll-Conference.
Recorded a 28th-place finish to start the 2011season at the Elon Invitational, completing the 8,000 meter coursein 27:02 (Sept 17) … finished 12th overall at theHagan Stone XC Classic in a time of 27:31 (Oct 1) … ran apersonal-best time of 26:17 en route to a 54th placeoverall finish at the Southern Conference Championships (Oct 29)… earned Academic All-Conference honors.
Earned SoCon Academic All-Conference honors for the outdoortrack season … set a new personal-best in the 1,500 metersat the Wake Forest Open with a time of 4:04.93 to finish in15th place … ran a 9:39.10 tofinish in 13th place in the 3,000meter steeplechase at the Southern Conference Championship …completed the steeplechase at the Raleigh Relays in a time of9:53.30.
Finished in 17th place at theNiswonger Invitational in the mile after running at 4:30.52, whichwas less than a second off his personal-best … ran a 9:11.28in the 3,000 meters to set a new personal-best in his only attemptin the event all season.
Set a new personal-best in the 8k at the Royal CrossCountry Challenge after running a 26:43.5 … previously set anew personal-best earlier in the year at the Elon Invitationalafter running at 27:22 … finished in 14th placeat the Greensboro XC Invitational after running a 28:03.2 …ran a 29:05.70 at the Southern Conference Championship.
Earned SoCon Academic All-Conference honors forthe outdoor track season … set a new personal-best in the1,500 meters at the Wake Forest Open with a time of 4:04.93 tofinish in 15th place … ran a 9:39.10 tofinish in 13th place in the 3,000 metersteeplechase at the Southern Conference Championship …completed the steeplechase at the Raleigh Relays in a time of9:53.30.
Set a personal-best in the mile at the SoConChampionships with a time of 4:29.72 … posted a 4:36.10 atthe Tiger Paw Invitational in the mile … also ran the milein 4:48.69 at the Mountaineer Open … ran the third leg ofthe distance-medley relay team that ran a season-best time of10:35.58 at the SoCon Championships … clocked a 2:01.63 inthe 800 meters at the Niswonger Invitational in his try in theevent.
Ran a season-best 27:51.4 at the Charlotte Invitational… also ran a 27:54.50 at the Blue Ridge Open …completed the 8k course at the SoCon Championships in 28:42.37… clocked a 29:14.30 at the Lou Onesty Invitational.
Ran track & field for two seasons and cross countryfor one year for coach LaPointe at Hopewell High School inHuntersville, N.C. ... was a state qualifier and all-conferenceperformer as a senior on the cross country team ... also named theteam MVP of the cross country team in his final season ...won theTitan Award as a member of the track & field team ... was amember of the 4x800 team that ran a 8:01.50 to finish in fifthplace at the state championship meet ... has the school record inthe 1,600 meters (4:32) and the 3,200 meters (10:09) ... was amember of the National Technical Honor Society and the soccer teamas well.
Taylor James Day ... born February 26, 1991 in Plano,Texas ... son of Jim and Kathy Day ... majoring in kinesiology witha concentration in sports medicine at UNCG.
8k: 26:17.03 (Southern Conference Championships -10/29/11)
10k: 33:48.76 (NCAA Southeast Regional - 11/9/12)
5000m: 16:03.68 (Clemson Tiger Paw Invitational, 2/8/13)
Mile: 4:29.27 (High Point VertKlasse, 3/23/13)
3,000m steeplechase: 9:39.10