Courtney Taylor
Courtney Taylor

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Naperville, Ill.

High School:
Neuqua Valley

Height:
5-8

Event:
IM, Breaststroke

Birthdate:
07/30/1994

04/08/2014

Redbird Swimmers and Divers Honored At Annual Team Banquet

All-American diver Wenting Zhang and four-time Missouri Valley Conference champion Marissa Yontz took home top honors.

02/27/2014

Twelve Redbirds Named to MVC Swimming and Diving Scholar-Athlete Team

Illinois State's Kelly Sanks listed among three student-athletes averaging a perfect 4.0 GPA.

10/05/2013

White Team is Victorious at Intrasquad Meet

Illinois State Red and White Intrasquad Meet

04/10/2013

Redbird Swimmer and Divers Honored at Annual Awards Banquet

The Illinois State swimming and diving hosted their anual awards banquet Sunday, April 7.

02/16/2013

Redbirds Finish 2nd, Breaking Fifteen School Records

Illinois State swimming and diving finish in second-place at the Missouri Valley Conference Championships

2012-13: Received 2012-13 Missouri Valley First-Team All-Conference honors ... named Newcomer-of-the-Year at the 2013 awards banquet ... finished second and set a new school record in the 400-yard IM (4:25.32) during the MVC Championships ... earned a personal best in the 200-yard IM (2:05.05) and 100-yard breaststroke (1:05.10) at the MVC Championships ... member of the first-place 400-yard medley relay (3:59.81) team at a dual meet against Washington (Mo.) ... part of the first-place 200-yard medley relay (1:49.99) at a dual meet against Nebraska-Omaha ... placed first in the 200-yard IM (2:11.61) in a dual meet against Truman State ... part of the first-place 10x50 meter freestyle relay at the Copa Coqui Invitational ... member of the second-place 300-yard breaststroke relay (3:21.39) at the Dennis Stark Relays ... touched the wall third in the 400-yard IM (4:41.82) at the Saluki Milker ... participated in the Butler Invitational and the Zippy Invitational.

Neuqua Valley HS: Four year varsity swimmer ... helped her team earn first-place in conference sophomore, junior and senior year ... swimming captain senior year ... member of the All-State team junior and senior year ... named most improved varsity swimmer junior year ... played water polo in high school.

Personal: Born 7/30/94 ... daughter of Jay and Pam Taylor ...majoring in elementary education ... .. holds a cumulative GPA of 3.45.

Personal Best: 50-yard freestyle- 25.45, 100-yard freestyle- 53.55, 200-yard freestyle 1:59.00, 100-yard breaststroke- 1:05.10, 200-yard breaststoke-2:23.24, 200-yard IM- 2:05.05, 400-yard IM- 4:25.32