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  Taylor Smith

Taylor  Smith

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Canal Winchester, Ohio

High School:
Canal Winchester High School

Event:
Jumps

03/20/2015

Ohio Track & Field Posts Strong Performance At Day One Of Wake Forest Open

The Bobcats record ten top-ten finishes.

02/26/2015

Ohio Track & Field Heads to Mount Pleasant for MAC Championships

Twelve Bobcats qualify for the event.

02/05/2015

Ohio Track & Field Set for YSU National Invite

The team heads to Youngstown, Ohio for a two-day competition this weekend.

01/31/2015

Ohio Track & Field Posts Seven Top-10 Finishes At Marshall

Bobcats finish ninth at Thundering Herd Invitational.

05/17/2014

Accurso Named Most Outstanding Performer At MAC Outdoors

The senior won the 5000m and 10000m titles during her final MAC meet.

2015-2016 Season
Outdoor: Opened the outdoor season with a personal-best of 1.75m in the high jump at the Alan Connie Shamrock Invitational, and also qualifying her for NCAAs… Won the next two events at the Adidas Winthrop University Invitational reaching 1.70m and at the Ohio Cherry Blossom Invitational reaching 1.65m… Placed first at the Ashland Alumni Open reaching 1.69m and the Ohio Open high jump reaching 1.60m… Ended the season at the NCAA Division 1 East Preliminary Round, placed 32nd with a jump of 1.66m.
Indoor:
Started the season with a win in high jump at the Marshall Opener with a jump of 1.70m… Placed first again at the SPIRE North Coast Open reaching 1.65m and at the Chipotle Marshall Invitational reaching 1.70m… Ended the season at the MAC Championships with a fifth-place finish in high jump reaching 1.69m.

2014-2015 Season
Outdoor: Placed second at the Ball State Cardinal Invitational in the high jump reaching 1.70m… Went on to win the high jump at the Ohio Open recorded a season-best of 1.72m… Placed sixth at the MAC Championships in the high jump reaching 1.70m.
Indoor: Placed first at the Ohio State Buckeye Invitational in the high jump reaching a season-best of 1.65m and again at the Youngstown State National Invite with the same height… Placed 11th at the MAC Championships in high jump reaching 1.63m.

2013-2014 Season
Outdoor: Posted a seventh-place finish in the high jump in a mark of 1.61m at the Mid-American Conference Championships... Placed seventh in the high jump in a mark of 1.62m at the Wake Forest Open... Took runner-up honors in the high jump in a performance of 1.61m at the Vanderbilt Black & Gold Invitational... Was fourth in the high jump in a performance of 1.60m at the Ohio Cherry Blossom Invitational... Placed fifth in the 4x1 in a time of 49.40 and third in the high jump in a mark of 1.67m at the All-Ohio Track & Field Championships... Finished seventh in the 4x1 in a time of 49.98 and second in the high jump in a mark of 1.66m at the RedHawk Invitational... Placed third in the 4x1 in a time of 50.00 and second in the high jump in a performance of 1.65m at the Ohio Open.
Indoor: Placed 11th in the high jump in a mark of 1.63m at the Mid-American Conference Championships... Finished sixth in the high jump in a mark of 1.50m at the Tom Wright Classic... Posted a fourth-place finish in the high jump at the Ohio State Tune-Up in a season-best performance of 1.68m. 

Prior to Ohio:
Attended Canal Winchester High School.

Personal: Daughter of Shelia and Norman Smith… Has one sister, Ashley… Lists favorite team as the Golden State Warriors and favorite athlete as Stephen Curry… Enjoys singing… Majoring in Marketing and Music Production and hopes to become an audio engineer or music producer with her own label.