University of Iowa Athletics
Throws

Kelsey Taylor

Class Fr.
Hometown Camp Point, Ill.
High School Camp Point Central

2012 — Indoor – did not compete.

2011 — Indoor – set school weight throw record of 60-4 1/2 (18.40m) with winning performance at Iowa Invite… placed 13th in weight throw (56-7 1/4, 17.25m) at Big Ten Championships… Outdoor – placed sixth in hammer throw with collegiate-best 177-0 (53.95m) at Musco Twilight XII… that mark ranks fourth all-time at Iowa… placed ninth in hammer throw at Big Ten Championships (170-11, 52.11m), third at LSU Invite (172-0, 52.42m) and third at Jim Duncan Invite (169-0, 51.51m)… letterwinner.

2010 — Indoor – led the team in the weight throw, posting a season-best at Big Ten Championships (53-7 3/4, 16.35m)… placed second in the weight throw at Iowa Invite (52-6 3/4, 16.02m) and third at Jack Johnson Invite (52-10, 16.10m)… Outdoor – redshirted.

High School — two-time conference discus champion, earning all-county second team honors… set school records in shot put (34-2) and discus (132-5)… four-year track letterwinner… also lettered in volleyball and played basketball… four-year high honor roll student… National Honor Society member… coached by Lane Glick and Rod Schoonover.

Personal — born January 31, 1991… daughter of Don and Terri Taylor.

Taylor’s Collegiate Bests
Event Mark Meet Date
Weight Throw (I) 60-4 1/2 (18.40m) Iowa Invitational 2/18/11
Hammer Throw (O) 177-0 (53.95m) Musco Twilight XII 4/23/11