Taylor Padington
Taylor Padington

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Campbell River, B.C., Canada

High School:
Claremont Secondary School

Position:
Freestyle



07/07/2014

91 Broncos Receive All-MW Academic Awards

Women's swimming and diving and women's track and field each had 21 honorees

07/07/2014

91 Broncos Receive All-MW Academic Awards

Women's swimming and diving and women's track and field each had 21 honorees

Sophomore (2013-14): Earned three All-Mountain West honors (500 and 1,650 frees, 800 free relay)...took second in the 500 free (4:59.50) at the Bulldog Invitational (Oct. 12)...captured the 800 free relay, took sixth in the 1,650 free (16:53.58) and finished seventh in the 200 free (1:51.54) at the Hawkeye Invite (Dec. 7-8)...took third with the 800 free relay (7:13.73) on opening day of the Mountain West Championships (Feb. 19)...finished second in the 500 free with a personal-best time of 4:47.33 on Day Two (Feb. 20)...came in sixth in the 1,650 free with a personal-best 16:40.65 on the final day of the MW Championships (Feb. 22).

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.

Collegiate Personal Bests (through March 22, 2014):
200 Back - 2:00.57
50 Free - 24.01
100 Free - 54.41
200 Free - 1:48.79
500 Free - 4:47.33
1000 Free - 10:05.22
1650 Free - 16:40.65
800 Free Relay - 7:13.73