Mary Tess Taylor
    Mary Tess Taylor

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Granite Bay, Calif.

    High School:
    Oakmont

    Last College:
    Sierra

    Height:
    5-9

    Position:
    Breaststroke, Sprint Freestyle

    Birthdate:
    07/29/1988

    Experience:
    2L

    Major:
    Art

    Fresno State (2009-10)
    Established herself as an all-around leader as one of the three seniors on the team ... an all-around threat for the `Dogs as she competed in nearly every event over the course of the season ... one of the `Dogs top swimmers in the breaststroke events ... Swam a career-best in the 100 breaststroke at the Toshiba classic with a time of 1:06.27 ... went a career best time in the 200 breaststroke (2:22.40) at the WAC Championships ... swam career best times in multiple freestyle events including the 100 (56.80), 200 (2:02.79) and 500 (5:24.20) during her senior campaign ... earned academic All-WAC honors for the second-consecutive season.

    Sierra College
    Two-year letterwinner in swimming...Two-year letterwinner in water polo... 2007 Water Polo Team Captain... 2007 Kate McCollum Award recipient (coach's award)...2007 Most Improved in swimming...2007 and 2008 All-American for swimming...Presidents honor roll first year and dean's list second year.

    Oakmont High School
    Varsity letter winner in swimming...2004 Defensive Player of the Year in water polo...2005 MVP in Water polo...2006 MVP Water polo ...2005 MVP in Swimming...2004 MVP in swimming...2006 MVP in swimming...2005-2006 Swimming captain... 2007 All-American for swimming and high school swim captain junior and senior year.

    Personal
    Born July 29, 1988...Parents are Teresa and Michael...Has a younger sister Madeline...Lists hobbies as coaching, swimming, shopping, traveling, drawing and painting...Was also recruited by CSU Northridge and Concordia University...Was a SAAC representative for swimming...Lists favorite athlete as Ryan Lochte because he is a great individual medalist...Chose to attend Fresno State because it is athletic oriented and the school spirit ...Hopes to major in art and French and to study abroad after graduation.

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