Penny Taylor
Penny  Taylor

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Saginaw, Texas

High School:
Boswell

11/01/2015

XC: Men's team, Ojeda win Sun Belt Championships

The 2015 Sun Belt Conference cross country title is the Mavericks' third in the past four years.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2016-17): Ran in all six cross country meets on the year ... Took 38th at the Sun Belt Cross Country Championships with a 5k time of 19:59.2 ... Came in 102nd at the South Central Regional with a 6k time of 23:49.1 ... Did not compete during the indoor or outdoor seasons.

AS A FRESHMAN (2015-16):
Competed in seven cross country meets ... Placed 26th at the Sun Belt Conference Cross Country Championships ... Finished the 6k NCAA South Central Championships with a time of 22:48.9 ... Ran in three meets during the indoor season ... Had a season-best 3000m time of 10:55.30 at the Herm Wilson Invitational ... Took 10th in the 1500m at the Sun Belt Conference Outdoor Championships (4:44.07) ... Was 13th in the event at the Baylor Invitational (4:57.64).

PRIOR TO UT ARLINGTON: 
Named Class 4A All-State in cross country three straight years (2012-14) ... Finished third at the regional meet in 2013 ... Was the District 5-4A champion as a junior ... Was a regional qualifier in track in three events (800m, 1600m and 3200m) her sophomore, junior and senior years ... Had personal-best times of 2:16 in the 800m and 5:06 in the mile ... Ran personal records of 11:18 in the 2-mile run and 18:08 in the 5k.


PERSONAL: Is the daughter of Linda Abeyta ... Is a nursing major.

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