Taylor Mortensen
Taylor  Mortensen

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Hershey, Pa.

High School:
Hershey

Event:
Distances

High School

  • Attended Hershey High School in Hershey, Pennsylvania
  • Four-year letter winner in track
  • Four-year letter winner in cross country
  • State qualifier in XC and T&F as a freshman
  • State qualifier in T&F as a sophomore
  • State qualifier is XC and T&F as a junior
  • Fifth place in 4x800 at states her junior and senior year
  • School record in the 4x800 and DMR as a junior
  • State qualifier in XC and T&F in 3200m and 4x800 as a senior
  • Team captain of XC and T&F her senior year
  • Reserve National Scholar Athlete Award and Tim Russell Character Award her senior year
  • Only lost 1 meet in XC all four years and 2 in T&F
  • Distinguished Honor Roll
  • National Honor Society
  • Scholastics Art and Writing Gold Key
  • Career best in 3200 is 11:06 in the year 2017
  • Career best in 1600 is 5:11 in the year 2017
  • Career best in 800 is 2:21 in the year 2016
  • Career best in 5k is 18:43 in the year 2016
  • Coached by Al Fricke (XC), and Kevin Stover (T&F)

Personal

  • Full Name: Taylor Louise Mortensen
  • Major: Animal Sciences
  • Birthday: Dec. 25, 1998
  • City Born: Hershey
  • Parents: Ted and Teresa Mortensen
  • Siblings: Younger sister Ashley, older sisters, Nicole North and Jennifer Casantini
  • Hobbies include doodling, hiking, thrift shopping, and spelunking with her dad

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