Taylor Samson
Taylor  Samson

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Fresno, Calif.

High School:
Clovis West HS

Height:
5-9

Event:
Distance

Birthdate:
03/23/1995


Last updated on June 30, 2015

2014-2015
Outdoor (Sophomore):
Ran the 1500 meter four times ... posted a season-best time of 4:52.41 to finish seventh at the Bulldog Invitational.

Indoor (Sophomore): Did not see any action.

Cross Country (Sophomore): Participated in four meets ... ran her 6K season-best time of 24:03 at the Sundodger Invitational and finished 41st overall and fifth for the Bulldogs.... competed at the Fresno State Invitational, placing 29th with a 4.2K time of 16:07.9.

2013-14
Outdoor (Freshman): In her first meet of the season she ran her career-best time of 4:44.86 in the 1500m, which got her fifth place at the Fresno State vs. Cal Poly Dual meet ... she also ran a career-best time of 2:24.72 in the 800m at the Cal Poly Invitational where she placed 17th.

Indoor (Freshman): Did not see any action.

Cross Country (Freshman): Competed at the Fresno State Invitational where she came in 13th for the Bulldogs and 44th overall with a time of 21:34.8.

Prior to Fresno State: Four-year cross country and track letterwinner at Clovis West for coach Barbara Bethel ... team MVP for cross country and distance running in track ... All-TRAC and All-Valley in cross country ... team captain for cross country and track.

Personal: Born in Berkeley, Calif. ... parents are Pennie and Kelly Samson ... has one older brother, Trevor ... was a member of the National Honor Society, California Scholarship Federation and Fellowship of Christian Athletes ... also recruited by Harvard, Pepperdine, Sacramento State, UC Santa Barbara and UC San Diego.

CAREER BESTS
Outdoor:
● 1,500m - 4:44.86, Fresno State vs.Cal Poly Dual (3/15/14)
● 800m - 2:24.72, Cal Poly Invitational (3/29/14)

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