2016-17 Women's Track & Field
Hannah Alsup THROWS
Mikayla Banks SPRINTS
Tiffany Barnes SPRINTS
Cyra Beard MULTIS
Devinique Davis JUMPS
Raven Davis SPRINTS
Daimer Gordon THROWS
Brejhe' Halls JUMPS
Akela Hudson THROWS
Kennedie Hudson THROWS
Kyla Jimmar HURDLES
Alexia King SPRINTS
Chy'enne LeNeair THROWS
Kayla Pryor HURDLES
Tayler Smith HURDLES
Amani Taylor THROWS
Robin Treadwell SPRINTS
Crystal Williams HURDLES, SPRINTS
Gabrielle Younginer JUMPS
Full Roster
Amani Taylor

Amani Taylor

HT. 5'7"
YR. Fr.
HOMETOWN Groton, Conn.
PREV. SCHOOL Cedar Grove HS (GA)

2018 OVC Outdoor Discus Silver Medalist
2016-17 OVC Commissioner's Honor Roll (3.25+ GPA)
2016-17 OVC Academic Medal of Honor (4.0 GPA) 

Personal Bests
Shot Put – Indoors:
12.19 - 40’0” (OVC Indoor Championship, 2017)
Shot Put – Outdoors: 11.52m – 37’9.5” (Lenny Lyles / Clark Wood Invitational, 2017)
Discus – Outdoors: 43.08m - 141’4” (OVC Outdoor Championship, 2017)
Weight Throw – Indoors: 14.30m - 46’11” (OVC Indoor Championship, 2017)
Javelin – Outdoor: 28.46m – 93’4” (OVC Outdoor Championship, 2017)

As a Freshman, 2016-17 season: Competed in six indoor meets and four outdoor meets as a freshman for the Tigerbelles… Improved throughout indoor season in the shot put and weight throw… In final indoor meet, set season bests at the OVC Outdoor Championship in the shot put (12.19m – 40’0”) for 12th place and in the weight throw (14.30m – 46’11”) for 16th… Top shot put of the outdoor season of 11.52m (37’9.5”) came at the Lenny Lyles / Clark Wood Invitational…  At the OVC Outdoor Championship, had a season-best discus mark of 43.08m (141’44”) for sixth place… Also took 19th in the shot put and javelin (season best of 28.46m – 93’4”) at the OVC Outdoor Championship... Earned an Ohio Valley Conference Academic Medal of Honor (4.0 GPA) and a spot on the OVC Commissioner's Honor Roll (3.25+ GPA).  

Cedar Grove HS: Won GHSA 3A State Championships for the discus as a junior and a senior... Claimed DeKalb County Championships for the discus as a junior and a senior... Also won Region 3A Championships for the discus in final two high school seasons... Earned the 2016 Coaches Award... Set personal best in the discus of 131'11" at the Aubrae Gunderson Memorial Invitational in 2016... Had a career-best mark of 36'5.5" in the shot put at the GHSA Section 3A Regional Championships as a senior... Excelled in the classroom, making the honor roll all four years... Named to the Principal's List as a junior and senior... Was in the top 10 percent of the class as a junior and senior... Named a Superintendent Scholar in 2016 and graduated with High Honors. 

Major: Health Sciences - Physical Sciences
Daughter of: Amani Taylor
Birthday: December 1