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Ken Taylor
Ken Taylor

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Spartanburg, S.C.

High School:
Byrnes

Last College:
Benedict College

Height:
5-6

Event:
Sprints

Experience:
1L



05/31/2014

Track and Field Qualifies More for NCAA Championships

Two individuals, two relays advance to the NCAA Championships on the Crimson Tide's final day at Regionals

05/18/2014

Malcolm Wins Women's 800 Title on Final Day of SEC Championships

Yanique Malcolm won the women's 800 with a personal-best time of 2:03.28

05/16/2014

Alabama Track and Field Solid on Day Two of SEC Outdoor Championships

Elias Hakansson finishes runner-up in men's hammer and Yanique Malcolm advances to 800m final

05/13/2014

Alabama Track and Field Competes At SEC Championships This Weekend

The Alabama track and field team travels to Lexington, Ky., this week for the 2014 SEC Outdoor Track and Field Championships slated for Thursday-Sunday, May 15-18.

03/22/2014

4 Victories For Crimson Tide On Final Day Of John Mitchell Alabama Relays

ALABAMA RELAYS - DAY 3

Senior
2014 Indoor Season
Ran the 800 meters in a time of 1:51.28 at the SEC Indoor Championships ...clocked a personal record of 1:50.45 to finish runner-up in the 800 meters at the Tyson Invitational ... won the 600 meters at the Indiana Relays with a time of 1:18.56 ... also won the 800-meter run at the Indiana Relays with a time of 1:52.92.

Junior
2013 Outdoor Season
Ran a leg on Alabama's 4x400-meter relay at the NCAA Championships ... the unit finished 12th at the NCAA meet in a time of 3:06.69 ... took seventh at the NCAA East Preliminary as part of the Tide's 4x400m relay, running the third leg on the quartet that posted a 3:07.07 and qualified for the NCAA Outdoor Championships ... was the third leg on the sixth-place 4x400m relay team at the SEC Outdoor Championships with a time of 3:06.36 ... ran in the preliminaries of the 800 meters at the SEC Outdoor Championships and just missed qualifying with a 15th place finish and a 1:51.60 time ... played an integral role in the 4x400m relay team (4th - 3:06.04) and the sprint medley relay team (5th - 3:19.70) at the Drake Relays ... placed eighth in the 800 meters at the LSU Alumni Gold with a time of 1:51.14 ... set a new PR at the Spec Towns Invitational in the 800 meters with a time of 1:49.87 and finished second ... anchored the 4x400 relay team that won the Spec Towns Invitational with a time of 3:08.89 ... ran a 1:49.95 and placed seventh at the Crimson Tide Invitational in the 800 meters ... competed on the 4x400 meter relay team at the Crimson Tide Invitational that placed 1st with a time of 3:07.75 ... placed 20th in the 400 meters at the Yellow Jacket Invitational with a time of 49.56 ... ran with the 4x400 meter relay team at the Yellow Jacket Invitational that won with a time of 3:08.47 ... ran on the sprint medley at the Alabama Relays that finished first with a time of 3:20.52.

2013 Indoor Season
Finished 14th in the 800 meters at the SEC Championships with a time of 1:52.32 ... posted his third consecutive victory in the 800 meters at the Mark Colligan Memorial with a time of 1:53.04 ... finished second in the invitational 600 meters at the Indiana Relays with a time of 1:18.27 ... ran on the third-place 4x400 at the Auburn Invitational ... won the 800 meters at the Auburn Invitational in 1:51.67 ... in his first Alabama outing at the Crimson Tide Indoor Opener, won the 800 meters in 1:52.94 ... competed on the 4x400 relay team that finished fifth at the Crimson Tide Indoor Opener.

Prep and Personal
A transfer from Benedict College who enrolled at Alabama in January, 2013 ... named the 2012 NCAA Division II Men's Track Athlete of the Year for the South Region ... top-ranked 800-meter runner in the South Region ... ranked as high as 11th nationally in the event with a season-best time of 1:50.97 ... won the 800 meters at the 2012 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championships ... also was runner-up in the 1,500 meters at the SIAC meet... registered a sixth-place finish in the 800 (1:56.62) at the NCAA Division II Track and Field National Championships to become Benedict's first All-American in the 800-meter run.