Taylor DeLoach
Taylor  DeLoach

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Savannah, Ga.

High School:
St. Vincent's Academy

Event:
Sprints/Jumps

04/24/2017

Ohio State Athletics Good Stuff

Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics

Academic Achievements
2017 Ohio State Scholar-Athlete

PRs

100m Dash – 11.91
200m Dash – 25.20
Long Jump – 6.17m (20-3)

2017 Outdoor (Freshman)
Won gold in the long jump at the Jesse Owens Classic with a season-best leap of 6.10m (20-0.25) … member of sprint medley relay that claimed gold at the Tennessee Relays with a time of 3:53.14 … took sixth in the long jump at the Big Ten Championships with a bound of 6.05m (19-10.25) and was the anchor leg of the 4x100m relay team that placed third (45.46) … helped 4x100m relay team take silver at the Drake Relays helping Ohio State win the HyVee Cup … collected bronze at the Jesse Owens Classic in the 100m dash with a wind-aided time of 11.68 … registered a fifth-place finish in the long jump at the Tennessee Relays (6.01m/19-8.75) … member of 4x100m relay that finished fifth at the Baldy Castillo Invitational with a readout of 46.42 … registered ninth place finishes in the long jump at the Baldy Castillo Invitational (5.66m/18-7) and Florida Relays (5.75m/18-10.50) … took 11th in the 100m dash (season-best 11.91) at the Big Ten Championships … represented the Buckeyes in the long jump at the NCAA East Preliminaries.

2017 Indoor (Freshman)
Career-best leap of 6.17m (20-3) at the Big Ten Championships earned her a fourth-place showing and the No. 4 best mark in program history to help Ohio State place third as a team … claimed gold at her first-career collegiate meet, the Buckeye Classic, in the long jump with a bound of 6.00m (19-8.25) … won the long jump title at Buckeye Tune Up with a bound of 5.82m (19-1.25) … registered a second-place finish at the Armory Track Invitational in the long jump with a leap of 6.06m (19-10.75) … helped 4x400m relay finish second at the Buckeye Classic with a time of 3:49.83 … clocked a career-best 25.20 in the 200m dash at the Armory Track Invitational competed at the Spire Invite.

St. Vincent’s Academy
Nine-time Georgia Class AA state champion (100m dash x3, 200m dash x3, long jump x3) … owns Georgia AA state records in the 200m dash (24.34) and long jump (6.08 meters/19-11.5) … captured gold in the long jump at the 2016 New Balance Nationals Outdoor with a bound of 6.36 meters (20-10.5) … named the Savannah Morning News Girls Track Athlete of the Year three times in a row … school record holder in the 100m dash, 200m dash and long jump.

Personal
Daughter of Ivy and Robert DeLoach … has two siblings (Kalen and Jalen) … undecided on major.