Taylor Dunlap
Taylor  Dunlap


Allen, Texas

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Tracking the Boilermakers

News and notes on Purdue Athletics


Four Relays Qualify, Enekwechi Adds SP

The Boilermakers have 15 entries and 22 athletes headed to Eugene, Oregon


T&F Qualifies 35 Entries for Regionals

The NCAA East Prelims begin May 26 in Jacksonville, Florida


Harter Breaks Pole Vault Record

The Boilermakers had their final meet before Big Tens


T&F Wraps Up Drake Relays

The team battled the elements on a cool, rainy day at the Blue Oval

2016 (JUNIOR)
  • Ran in the 4x400-meter relay at the NCAA East Prelims to qualify the team for the NCAA Outdoor Championships
  • Member of the fifth-fastest 4x400m relay team in program history for the outdoor season, when she led off at the Drake Relays. The team finished fourth with a time of 3:34.96
  • Had a season-best 400m dash time of 55.45 seconds at the Purdue vs. Indiana Duals during the outdoor season
  • Member of the winning 4x4 team at the Texas Relays
  • Helped the women's team finish second at the Big Ten Championships in the distance medley relay. The team ran a time of 11:13.19
  • Won six events during the indoor and outdoor season, including the DMR at the Conference Clash / Power 5 Invite during the indoor season

2015 (SOPHOMORE): Broke school record in the distance medley relay with a time of 11:07.20 with teammates Kiara McIntosh, Vanessa McLeod and Katie Hoevet ... also has the second-best time in program history in the DMR with Hope Schmelzle, McLeod and Hoevet as the group took third at the Big Ten Championships with a time of 11:12.67 ... also finished third at Big Ten Indoor Championships in the 4x400m relay with a time of 3:36.95, which is the school record ... finished 11th at the Big Ten Indoor Championships in the 400m dash with a time of 55.13 seconds ... competed in six outdoor events before an injury sidelined her for the remainder of the season ... ran a PR of 54.70 in the 400m dash at the Jim Click Shootout where she finished third ... part of winning 4x400m relay at the Kansas Relays with a time of 3:36.27 ... won the 4x400m relay at the Texas Relays with a time of 3:35.97 ... won the 400m dash at the Fred Wilt Invite with a time of 55.82 seconds.

2014 (FRESHMAN):
Competed in eight indoor meets, counting the Big Ten Championships and participated in eight outdoor meets, including the Big Ten Championships; placed first in the 4x400m at the Border Battle and the Kentucky Relays, with Carmiesha Cox, Makayla Earnheartand and Ciana Tabb; finished sixth at the Big Ten Indoor Championships in the women's distance medley relay with a time of 11:27.64, while teamed with Hope Schmelzle, Megan Plenus and Katie Hoevet; PR in the 200m is recorded at 25.62 and 55.64 in the 400m.

High School: Competed in USATF Junior Nationals and was a semi-finalist for 400m in 2012; was a 2013 National Qualifier in the 4x400m relay at the USATF Jr. Nationals; 2013 Track and Field Area Champions; 2012 District Champion and second in Regional; All-State recognition in 2012; school record holder for 200m, 400m, 4x400m and set personal record for 400m (55:21) her senior year; junior year, finished seventh in 400m at State and was ranked ranked fifth in 5A State; sophomore year, competed in Regional qualifier 100m, 200m, 400m relay; played basketball and track freshman and sophomore years; as a freshman, competed in regional qualifier in the 400m relay and was freshman basketball captain; track coach was Larry Halliburton; member of the National Junior Honor Society and an Eagle Scholar.

Personal: Taylor S. Dunlap was born on June 21, 1995, in Dallas, Texas, to parents Maurice and Karen Dunlap; has a younger brother, Zachary; enjoys listening to music and playing sports; majoring in movement and sports science in the College of Health and Human Sciences.


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