Nic Taylor
Nic Taylor
Height: 5-10
Year: Senior
Hometown: Hayward, Calif.
High School: Mt. Eden HS
Previous College: San Francisco CC
Position: Sprints
EXP: 1V
NORTHRIDGE - 2010
Nic Taylor qualified for the Big West Championships in the 100 and 200 meters as well as the 4x400 relay ... finished 14th in the 100 meter prelims in a time of 11.02 and was sixth in the 200 meter final in a time of 22.24 ... the Matadors finished eighth in the 4x400 relay with a time of 3:22.29 ... helped the Northridge men to a fourth-place finish at the Cal-Nevada Championships (Mar. 28) after running a career-best of 10.76 in the 100 and season-best 21.85 in the 200 ... the Matadors ran a season-best 3:17.00 in the 4x400 relay ... clocked a season-best 49.80 in the 400 at the Sun Angel Track Classic (Apr. 10) ... matched his indoor career-best with a time of 6.98 in the 60 meters at the UW Invitational in Seattle, Wash. (Jan. 30). 2009
Taylor made his NCAA Regional debut as as a member of the Nortridge 4x100 meter relay ... ran the third leg of the relay that posted a season-best 40.13 in the prelims before clocking a time of 40.30 in the final which was good for fourth place ... finished sixth in the 200 meters in a time of 21.83 at the Big West Championships ... ran 21.73 in the prelims to advance to the final ... ran 48.87 in the 400 prelims but did not advance to the final ... ran a lifetime-best 10.91 in the 100 meters at the Rafer Johnson/Jackie Joyner-Kersee Invitational (Apr. 11) ... ran a 200 season-best of 21.65 and a 400 season-best of 48.04 at the Cal-Nevada Championships (Mar. 29) ... clocked an indoor season-best 6.98 in the 60 meter prelims at the MPSF Indoor Championships ... also posted a season-best 21.96 in the 200 meter prelims ... ran the second leg of the Matadors' 4x400 relay that finished eighth in a season-best 3:17.64. CITY COLLEGE OF SAN FRANCISCO
Spent two seasons (2005-07) at City College of San Francisco ... earned Junior College All-American honors in the 200 meters and 4x100 relay in 2007 ... posted season-bests of 10.7 in the 100 meters, 21.3 in the 200 meters and 47.3 in the 400 meters ... the Rams' track team won a Coast Conference championships in 2006-07 ... earned his associate of arts degree in 2007. MT. EDEN HIGH SCHOOL
Competed in track, football and wrestling at Mt. Eden High School in Hayward, Calif. ... was a two-time team captain and MVP (2004, 2005) for the Monarch track team ... the track team won the All-Hayward Area Athletic League championship in 2003 ... graduated in 2005. PERSONAL
Born May 16, 1987 ... parents are Gearldine and Michael Taylor ... has two brothers, Michael and Christopher ... also runs for the SF Senators ... chose Northridge over Washington, California, Arizona State, Arizona, Florida, Baylor and Oregon ... favorites include actor Denzel Washington, the TV show "Scrubs", the movie "Belly" and the music of Pharrelle ... says the toughest thing about being an athlete in "being tired all the time" ... likes to play the guitar in his spare time ... major is Psychology.