Taylor Stepanski
Taylor Stepanski
Height: 5-4
Year: Jr
Hometown: Alpena, Mich.
High School: Alpena HS
Position: Distance

2013-14: Cross Country: placed 4th at the GLIAC Cross Country Championships with a 6k time of 22:25.6...went to the NCAA Division II Midwest Region Cross Country Championships and placed a season-best time in the 6k of 21:48.0, placing 9th...at the NCAA Division II Cross Country Championships, she had a time of 22:23.8

2012-13: Cross Country: ran the fastest 5k of her career 18:12.79 at the Michigan Intercollegiate Cross Country Championships...posted a career-best 21:51.16 at the NCAA Division II Cross Country Chamionships. Indoor: finished second with a season-best 2:11.05 in the 800m run, crossed the line second in the 4,000 distance medley with a time of 11:51.96 and placed third with a 3:52.54 4x400m relay at the GLIAC Indoor Track & Field Championships...clocked the fastest 1 mile run of the season at the SVSU Indoor Classic with a time of 5:10.37...won both the 800m run and the 4x400m relay at the SVSU "Doug Hansen" Open with times of 2:17.43 and 4:04.64 respectively...finished first in the 800m run at both the SVSU - GVSU Dual and the SVSU Holiday Classic with times of 2:13.13 and 2:20.13 respectively...placed first in the 4,000m distance medley with a time of 12:07.62 at the SVSU "The Cardinal"...won the 4x400m relay at the SVSU Indoor Classic with a time of 4:01.88. Outdoor: crossed the line first with a career-best 2:10.27 in the 800m run and finished second in the 4x400m relay with a time of 3:49.60 at the GLIAC Outdoor Track & Field Championships...ran the fastest 400m dash of her career and finished second with a time of 59.76 at the GVSU vs. SVSU meet...posted a personal record with a 4:35.10 in the 1,500m run at the 55th Mt. SAC Relays...crossed the line first with an 800m time of 2:12.14 at the Michigan State Spartan Invitational...won the 4x400m relay at the 2013 Hillsdale Classic with a time of 3:45.58...named GLIAC Freshman Runner of the Year.

Prior to SVSU/Personal: Prepped at Alpena High School under the coaching of Collin Riffert…earned four varsity letters in cross country and track…All-State cross country 2009, 2010, and 2012…All-State track and field for 400m, 4x800m, and 4x400m in 2009, 2010, and 2012…all-region 800m champion in 2009…member of the honor roll all four years of high school…major is undecided…born 7/16/94.