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Taylor Gilland

Cross Country/Middle Distance
Position
Junior
Class
Chapel Hill, N.C.
Hometown
Chapel Hill
High School

PRs: 1500m – 3:45.35; 1600m – 4:08.6; Mile – 4:04.06; 3000m – 8:11.12; 3200m – 9:01
All-American: DMR (I: [apos]13 – 2nd)
USTFCCCA All-Academic: [apos]13
All-ACC Academic:
ITF ([apos]12, [apos]13); OTF ([apos]13)
ACC Honor Roll:
([apos]09-[apos]10, [apos]10-[apos]11, [apos]11-[apos]12)

2013 OUTDOOR
Finished 17th in the 1500m at the NCAA East Preliminaries
Placed 5th in the steeplechase at the ACC Championships

2012 INDOOR
2nd Team All-American after competing on the DMR that finished 10th at the NCAA Championships
Placed 4th in the mile at the ACC Championships

2012 CROSS COUNTRY
Placed 37th at ACCs
Finished 32nd at Panorama Farms Invite
Part of scoring five at Wisconsin adidas Invitational

2012 OUTDOOR
Competed in 1,500m at NCAA East Preliminaries
Competed in 1,500m and 5,000m at ACCs
Ran a PR of 3:45.35 in 1,500m at Virginia Swashbuckle

2011-12 INDOOR
Placed fourth in mile at ACCs
Set PR of 4:04.06 in mile at Alex Wilson Invitational

2011 CROSS COUNTRY
Finished 35th at Panorama Farms Invite

2011 OUTDOOR
Did not compete

2011 INDOOR
Part of DMR that won Hokie Invite
Set PR in 3000m at Husky Classic (8:16.06)

2010 CROSS COUNTRY
Placed 3rd at Cavalier Open with a time of 25:26.10

2010 OUTDOOR
Did not compete

2010 INDOOR
Did not compete

2009 CROSS COUNTRY
Did not compete

High School
Cross Country Gatorade Athlete of the Year
Three-time state champion in cross country and 3200m
Holds North Carolina state record in 3200m

Personal
Son of Paula and Wendell Gilland
Has one sister, Laura, 18, and one brother, Kevin, 12
was coached by Ron Olson at Chapel Hill

More about Taylor:
Favorite flavor ice cream: oreo
Favorite band: Red Hot Chili Peppers
Favorite TV show: Blue Mountain State