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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



03/22/2014

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

ALABAMA RELAYS - DAY 3

03/01/2014

Batson, Green Win SEC Titles for Alabama in Final Day of SEC Indoor Championships

Alabama's Men's Team Finished Fourth, Women's Team Finished 10th

02/15/2014

Burks and Paine Win in Alabama's First Day at Tyson Invitational

Senior Alexis Paine won the invitational pole vault with a mark of 4.20 meters (13-9.25).

02/04/2014

Crimson Tide Men Up 7 Spots To No. 10 In Latest National Rankings

Alabama now ranked 10th in latest rankings

02/01/2014

Taylor's 600 Meters Win Highlights Alabama's First Day at Indiana Relays

Ken Taylor clocked a 1:18.56 to take first place in the 600 meters invitational

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.