Taylor Harrison
Taylor  Harrison

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Suffolk, Va.

High School:
Tabb

Height:
5-6

Event:
All-Around

03/11/2018

Ohio State Scores 196.525 for Second on Senior Day

Buckeyes had a season-high 49.350 on balance beam

11/02/2017

Merkle, Harrison, Hofland and Mattern Named 2018 Captains

Seniors will lead Ohio State squad in 2018

02/20/2017

Ohio State Athletics Good Stuff

Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics

AS A SENIOR (2018)

  • Did not compete.

AS A JUNIOR (2017)

  • Saw time in all 12 meets, primarily on balance beam, floor exercise and uneven bars.
  • Posted a career-best 9.875 on floor exercise to finish third against West Virginia while earning a career-high 9.800 on uneven bars at Penn State.
  • Tied for third with a team-best 9.850 on balance beam in quad meet against Michigan, Washington and Kent State.
  • Posted a 9.825 to tie for third on balance beam at Minnesota.
  • Took first on balance beam against Rutgers and West Virginia with a 9.850.
  • Earned a team-high 9.850 on beam against Denver and at the NCAA Champaign Regional.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2016)

  • Competed in all 12 meets.
  • Earned “O” achievement award as team MVP.
  • Won the balance beam title with a 9.825 while tying for third on floor exercise with a 9.775 in season-opener at Washington.
  • Finished third in the all-around with a 39.075 at Michigan.
  • Tallied a 9.800 on beam and a 9.850 on floor exercise to finish second and tie for third, respectively, against the Wolverines.
  • Tied for second with a 9.850 on floor exercise at Iowa.
  • Tied for the beam title with a 9.900 while finishing second with a 9.850 on floor exercise at Minnesota.
  • Won the all-around with a 39.175 in tri-meet at Rutgers with Yale.
  • Tied for first with a 9.775 on vault while placing third in the all-around with another 39.175 against Penn State.
  • Took first with a 39.175 in the all-around and a 9.850 on vault at Boise State.
  • Posted a career-high 39.300, also a team season high, to take the all-around title in a tri-meet against Eastern Michigan and Pittsburgh.
  • Posted first-place finishes with a 9.875 score on balance beam and floor exercise in that meet.

AS A FRESHMAN (2015)

  • Competed in 13 meets, including five times in the all-around.
  • Earned “O” achievement award as team MVP.
  • Tied for second with a 9.775 on balance beam at Pittsburgh.
  • Tied for second with a 9.825 on beam and tied for third with a 9.850 on vault against Iowa.
  • Tied for second with a 9.825 on vault at Minnesota.
  • Tied for the event title with a 9.850 on vault at Bowling Green.
  • Finished third with a 9.800 on vault vs. Rutgers.
  • Tied for third with a 9.850 on floor exercise vs. Boise State.
  • Competed for the first time in the all-around against Southeast Missouri State, finishing third with a 38.975.
  • Finished second on vault with a 9.825 against SEMO while placing third with a 9.850 on floor exercise and tying for third with a 9.775 on balance beam.
  • Finished second in the all-around with a career-best 39.300 in a tri-meet with Denver and Air Force … also tied for third on balance beam with a 9.875 in that tri-meet.
  • Tied for second with a career-best 9.900 on balance beam at the Big Ten Five-Team Meet.
  • Tied career-high 39.300 in the all-around while posting a career-best 9.900 on vault at the Big Ten Championships.
  • Qualified for the NCAA Championships with a 39.250 fourth-place finish at the NCAA Columbus Regional.
  • Finished 27th nationally with a 39.000 in the all-around at the NCAA Championships.

PRIOR TO OHIO STATE

  • Trained by her mother at World Class Gymnastics.
  • 2014 Junior Olympic national champion after taking the all-around title with a 38.475.
  • Also finished second on vault, uneven bars and balance beam.
  • 2013 regional bar champion and finished fourth in the all-around to secure a spot at the JO National Championships.

PERSONAL

  • Daughter of Rex and Tami Harrison.
  • Has two brothers, Rex and Tristan.