Men's Track & Field to Face Cal, Virginia in Tri-Meet Saturday
Last Updated: March 11, 2013
At Michigan ... Two-time All-American -- Second Team All-America (2012, Indoor 4x400-meter Relay), Honorable Mention All-America (2012, Outdoor 4x400-meter Relay) ... Two-time Academic All-Big Ten (2011, '12) ... Three-time U-M Athletic Academic Achievement (2010, '11, '12) ... Two-time Big Ten Distinguished Scholar (2011, '12) ... Recipient of the Spencer Dowdall Outstanding Scholar Award (2011).
Senior (2013)... Championship Meets... At the Big Ten Indoor Championships (Feb. 22-23), finished 13th in the 200-meter dash (21.52) and ran the third leg of the 4x400-meter relay that finished sixth (3:10.09) ...Indoor... At the SPIRE Invitational (Feb. 8-9), ran the third leg of the 'A' 4x400-meter relay that finished fourth (3:11.59) ... At the Simmons-Harvey Invitational (Jan. 19), won the 200-meter dash (21.87).
Junior (2012) ... Second Team All-American (Indoor 4x400-meter relay) ... Honorable Mentaion All-American (Outdoor 4x400-meter relay) ...Championship Meets... At the NCAA Outdoor Championships (June 6-9), ran the second leg of the 4x400-meter relay that finished 19th in the prelims, earning Honorable Mention All-America honors ...At the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds (May 24-26), ran the second leg of the 4x400-meter relay that qualified for the NCAA Championships (8th, 3:06.15) ...At the Big Ten Outdoor Championships (May 11-13), placed 13th in the 200-meter dash prelims (21.43) ... At the NCAA Indoor Championships (March 10), ran the third leg of the 10th-place 4x400-meter relay (3:11.20), earning Second Team All-America honors ...At the Big Ten Indoor Championships (Feb. 24), ran the 400-meter leg of the distance medley relay that finished ninth (10:08.33) ...Outdoor... At the Len Paddock Invitational (May 3-4), finished second in the 200-meter dash (21.55) ... At the Georgia Spec Towns Invitational (April 12-14), ran the third leg of the 4x100-meter relay, which finished in fourth place (41.27) ... At the William & Mary Colonial Relays (April 6-7), finished third in the 200-meter dash (21.46), anchored the runner up 4x200-meter relay (1:25.63), and ran the second leg of the second place 4x100-meter relay (41.70) ... At the USC Trojan Invitational (March 23-24), finished seventh in the 400-meter dash (48.17) and ran the third leg of the 'A' 4x400-meter relay, which finished sixth (3:10.89) ...Indoor... Ran the third leg of the 4x400-meter relay that finished sixth in a season-best time of 3:07.75 at the Notre Dame Alex Wilson Invitational (March 3) ... At the SPIRE Invitational (Feb. 11), placed ninth in the 200-meter dash (21.61) and ran the third leg of the 4x400-meter relay that finished second (3:09.14) ... Won the 200-meter dash (21.78) and ran the second leg of the winning 4x400-meter relay (3:14.34) at Navy's Wesley A. Brown Invitational (Jan. 28) ... At the Jack Harvey Invitational (Jan. 21), finished second in the 60-meter dash (6.90) ... Won the 400-meter dash (48.72) and ran the second leg of the runner up 4x400-meter relay (3:21.48) at "The Dual" vs. Ohio State (Jan. 14).
Sophomore (2011) ... Academic All-Big Ten ... Recipient of the Spencer Dowdall Outstanding Scholar Award ... Championship Meets ... Finished ninth in the 200m dash at the Big Ten Outdoors Championships (May 14) ... Outdoor ... Took second in the 100- and 200-meter dashes at the UCLA Rafer Johnson Invitational (April 7-8) ... finished ninth at the 200-meter dash and 23rd in the 400-meter dash at the FSU Relays (March 25-26) ... Indoor ... Finished third in the 200-meter dash (unseeded) at ND Meyo Invitational (Feb. 4-5), running in 22.10 seconds.
Freshman (2010) ... Championship Meets ... Finished 15th in the 200-meter dash at the Big Ten Championships (May 15)... also ran on the 4x400-meter relay ... Finished 18th in the 200-meter dash at the 2010 Big Ten Indoor Championships (Feb. 28) ... Outdoor ... finished second in the 400-meter dash at the Duke Invitational (April 2) ... Indoor... Finished third in 200-meter dash against Ohio State in "The Dual" (Jan. 16)... made collegiate debut at EMU Invitational (Jan. 16), finishing second in the 200-meter dash (22.35)... ran three events during the 2010 indoor season.
Prep ... Rochester Adams (2009)... four-year varsity letterwinner... graduated with Cum Laude honors...2009 Division I State Champion in 200m dash, winning by .44 seconds, the largest margin of victory in state finals history... All-State selection in 100m and 200m dash as a junior... two-time conference champion in 200m dash... two-time MHSAA Division I Region 9 regional champion in 200m dash... MHSAA Division I Region 9 regional champion in 100m dash as a junior... named team captain as senior... named All-Oakland County by the Oakland Press... named All-Area by Rochester Eccentric... also earned two varsity letters in football.
Personal ... Aaron Cal Taylor was born October 2, 1991 ... Son of Reginald and Laurie Taylor ... Enrolled in the Stephen M. Ross School of Business ... Majoring in business.