Taylor Crosson

  • Taylor
  • Crosson

  • Class
  • High School/Other
    James W. Robinson
  • Hometown
    Fairfax Station, Va.

Updated: November 30, 2012

2012 Cross Country: Redshirted ... Competed in two races as an unattached runner.

2012 Outdoor: Turned in a season best 17:22.28 in the 5000 meters at the Raleigh Relays … Competed in the 5000 meters at the ACC Championship (17:42.85) … Also had season bests of 2:28.59 in the 800 meters and 4:53.79 in the 1500 meters at the Radford Highlander Invitational.

2012 Indoor: Notched a personal best time of 10:00.12 at the ACC Championship in the 3000 meters … Also posted a season best time in the mile of 5:09.69 at the VT Final Qualifier.

2011 Cross Country: Led the team at the ACC Championship Meet, placing 26th in a career-best 6k of 21:10.5 … Also finished first on the team and was 22nd overall at the Clemson Invitational (21:50.32) … Helped the Hokies to the team title at the Charlotte Invitational by finishing 23rd in a career-best 5k of 17:51.5 … Ran 102nd at the Indiana State Pre-National Invitational (22:33) … Was fourth on the team and 46th overall at the NCAA Southeast Regional Meet (21:35.2).

2011 Outdoor: Set personal bests in the 800 (2:21.57) and 1,500 (4:39.96) meters … Ran third leg on the third-place 4x1,500-meter relay at the Colonial Relays (18:53.07) ... Competed at the USA Junior Outdoor Track & Field Championships and set a PR in the 5,000-meter run, finishing second (16:57.92).

2011 Indoor: Redshirted.

2010 Cross Country: Competed in four meets during the season, including a season-best performance in the 6k at the NCAA Southeast Regional (55th, 21:41.7) … Helped the Hokies place fifth at Regionals … Participated in the ACC Championships and finished 57th (22:08.6) ... Posted a 5k season-best at the Charlotte Invite (17:58.9).

High School: Lettered four years in cross country and three for track ... Helped cross country team to three Concorde District championships (2006, 2008, and 2009) ... 2009 District runner-up and Booster Club award winner ... Six-time All-District in track ... 2010 indoor and outdoor district champion in the 1,600- and 3,200-meters and three-time All-Region in both events ... 2010 All-State in the indoor and outdoor 3,200m.

Personal: Born September 11, 1992 in Fairfax, Va. ... Daughter of Jean Crosson ... Has one brother, Thomas ... Majoring in business.

Crosson's Collegiate XC Bests
5k: 17:51.5, Charlotte Invite, 2011
6k: 21:10.4, ACC Championships, 2011

Crosson's Collegiate Track & Field Bests
Indoor Outdoor
Mile: 5:09.69 800m: 2:21.57
3000m: 10.00.12 1500m: 4:39.96
5000m: 16:57.92