Taylor Keating
Taylor  Keating


Geneva, Ill.

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Personal Bests (as of December 2015):

55 hurdles: 9.16 seconds
60 hurdles: 9.71 seconds
60 meters: 8.81 seconds
200 meters: 28.72 seconds
300 meters: 46.98 seconds
High jump: 1.56 meters
Long jump: 4.90 meters
Shot put: 8.64 meters
Pentathlon: 2747 points

200 meters:
27.76 seconds
800 meters:
2:43.33 minutes
100 hurdles:
16.34 seconds
High jump:
1.61 meters
Long jump:
5.10 meters
Shot put:
8.42 meters
23.12 meters
3730 points

BIG EAST All-Academic Team
Indoor (Sr.): Started out her season by competing in the Blue and Gold Invitational (Dec. 4) where she placed seventh in the high jump (1.50 meters/ 4’11”).

Indoor (Jr.): Represented Marquette in the 55-meter hurdles, 60-meter hurdles, 800- meter, pentathlon, high jump, long jump, shot put … At the BIG EAST Indoor Track & Field Championship (Feb. 28- March 1) her highest finish out of her eight events was during in the high jump, receiving second place by a height of 1.52 meters (4’11.75”) … Also at BIG EAST Championships, Keating placed fifth for 60-meter hurdles (9.79 seconds), fifth in long jump (4.90 meters/ 16’ 1”). She placed in the top ten in all of her events … Placed fifth in the high jump at the Panther TuneUp (Feb. 20) by a distance of 1.56 meters (5’1.25”) … At the UW-Parkside Open (Feb. 7), she picked up sixth place in the 55-meter hurdles with a time of 9.51 seconds … In her opening meet of the season, John Tierney Triangular, she placed fourth in the 60-meter hurdles by completing the event in 10.03 seconds.

Outdoor (So.): During her first outdoor season at Marquette she participated in the high jump, triple jump, heptathlon, shot put, javelin throw, 200-meters, 800- meters and 100- meter hurdles … At the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships (May 8-9) she placed second in the long jump with a distance of 5.10 meters (16’ 8.75”) and her distance in shot put ( 8.42 meters/ 27’ 7.5”), third in the 800- meter with a time of 2:43.33, the heptathlon with 3,730 points and the javelin throw at 23.12 meters (75’ 10”) and fourth in the high jump notching a height of 1.40 meters (4’ 7”), … Just missed the podium, taking fourth place, for her efforts in the high jump (1.61 meters/ 5’3.25”) at the Rankin/Poehlein Invitational (May 1-2).


Indoor (So.):Competed in the 55-meter hurdles, 60-meter hurdles, 60 meters, 200 meters and 300 meters during the 2013-14 indoor campaign... Recorded a personal record in the 55 hurdles at the UW-Parkside Classic (Feb. 8) with a time of 9.16 in the prelims... Took first place at the UW-Parkside Classic (Feb. 8) in the 55 hurdles with a time of 9.32... Recorded a personal record in 60 hurdles with a time of 9.91 at the UNI Jennett Invitational (Feb. 1) which earned her a 14th-place finish.
Outdoor: Did not compete.

Prior to Marquette: Competed at Carthage College her freshman season in 2012-13 ... Notched a 9.63 55-meter hurdles and a 10.25 60-meter hurdles while competing for the Lady Reds ... Finished 11th in the heptathlon at the CCIW Outdoor Championships.

High School: Three-year letterwinner in track and field at Rosary High School and Geneva High School ... A two-time Scholar Athlete at Rosary under coach Bryan Tim ... Named a Promising Newcomer her junior season at Geneva under coach Peter Raak ... Helped the Vikings to back-to-back conference titles her junior and senior season, including a sectional title her senior year ... Sprinted a 53.08 300-meter hurdles her junior campaign ... Also lettered one year in soccer at Rosary.

Personal: Born on Jan. 31, 1994 ... Daughter of Kathleen and Paul ... Has two siblings, Michael and Briana ... Majoring in philosophy and criminal law.