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Taylor Padington
Taylor Padington

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Campbell River, B.C., Canada

High School:
Claremont Secondary School

Position:
Freestyle



Freshman (2012-13): Scored in two events at 2013 Mountain West Championships...placed 10th in 200 free with Boise State freshman record and lifetime best...placed 16th in 1650 free...ranked among all-time top 10 Broncos in 100 free, 200 free, 500 free, 1000 free and 1650 free...took fifth in 1650 free at Missouri Invite with sixth-fastest time in school history...seven top-three finishes during dual-meet competition...finished third in first four races of career...one runner-up finish on the year, 1000 free at No. 13 Arizona (Nov. 17).

High School: Swam for coach Aaron Dahl at Island Swimming...competed at 2012 Canadian Olympic Trials...achieved Canadian Olympic Trials cuts in 100-, 200-, 400-, 800- and 1500-meter freestyle events...represented Canada at 2012 Junior Pan Pacific Championships...2010-11 Island Swimming Age Group Trophy recipient for highest aggregate FINA points...holds Island Swimming age group records in 50- and 100-meter freestyle...anchored 400-meter medley relay team that holds provincial record in 15-17 age group...2012 Swim BC Champion in 100-meter freestyle, took second in 50-, 200- and 400-meter freestyle events at the meet...at age 16 anchored fastest 800-meter relay in Island Swimming history, led off by two-time Olympian Julia Wilkinson...competed at summer nationals each of the past three seasons...swam at the 2011 World Championship Trials...team captain as a senior at Claremont.