|Hometown:||Stone Mountain, Ga.|
|High School:||Lakeside HS|
Holds the third-fastest time in the indoor 800 meters (1:56.27)... is third all-time in the 400 meters (52.59) for outdoor... ranks fourth all-time in the 800 meters (1:55.21) during outdoor.
2008-09: XC: Set a new personal-best in the 8k at the Hagan Stone Classic with a time of 28:44.6 ... also ran a 29:08 in the 8k at the Eye Opener Invitational ... Indoor: Earned All-SoCon honors in the 800 meters by running a 1:56.27, which is the third-fastest time in school history ... ran a 1:56.55 at the SoCon Championship prelims in the 800 meters ... set a new indoor personal-best in the 400 meters with a time 53.05 at the Liberty Invitational ... also ran a 53.06 in the 400 meters at the Carolina Invitational ... Outdoor: Ran the 800 meters at the Wake Forest Open in 1:55.21, which set a new personal-best and was the fourth-fastest time in school history ... completed the 800 meters at the Duke Invitational in 1:55.50.
2007-08: XC: Ran 28:50 and 28:50.9 at the Winthrop Asics Invitational and the Colonial Inter-Regional, respectively... raced 17:05 on the 5K course at the Campbell Cross Country Invitational... Indoor: Earned All-Southern Conference honors after running the second leg on the distance medley relay team that placed second at the SoCon Championships with a time of 10:19.95... had two Top-10 finishes in the 800 meters on the season... placed 10th in the 800-meter prelims at the SoCon Championships with a career-best time of 1:57.06... ran 1:59.28 and finished fourth in the 800 meters at the Liberty On Track Open... clocked 4:33.49 in the mile at the Chick-Fil-A Carolina Invitational... Outdoor: Finished fourth in the 800 meters at two meets... ran 1:56.06 and finished fourth in the 800-meter finals at the SoCon Championships... qualified for the SoCon 800-meter finals after running a career-best time of 1:55.63 and placing sixth in the prelims... took fourth in the 800 meters at the Duke Asics Twilight with a time of 1:56.44... clocked 52.59 in the 400 meters at the Raleigh Relays... ran 4:15.43 in the 1,500 meters at the Duke Asics Twilight.
High School: Four year cross country and track participant at Lakeside HS... in 2006 earned a Top-5 finish at the Dekalb County Cross Country meet... was a member of the two-time county champion cross country team...a two-time all-state cross country selection... was an all-county track selection... finished in the Top-3 in the 800m at the Youth Nationals... in 2007 posted Top-4 finishes in the 800m and 1500m... was an all-state track selection....also competed for the D.C. Express Track Team for two years.
Personal: Taylor Edward Hurst... born August 30, 1988 in Stone Mountain, GA... son of Gary and Patricia Hurst... has one brother, Mitchell, and one sister, Jordan...father, Gary, competed in track and field at Holy Cross College... intends to major in international business.