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Taylor Sanderson
Position: Multi Event
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Bondurant, Iowa
High School: Bondurant-Farrar
Experience: 3 Letters
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Taylor Sanderson
Release: 09/27/2011

Awards & Recognition:
Second Team All-American (Decathlon, 2015 Outdoor)
Academic All-Big 12: First Team (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)

Personal Records

60m 7.07 2016 Indoor
60m-h 8.13 2016 Indoor
100m 11.09 2015 Outdoor
  10.93w 2016 Outdoor
110m-h 14.55 2016 Outdoor
400m 49.83 2015 Outdoor
  51.33 2013 Indoor
1,000m 2:42.95 2016 Indoor
1,500m 4:31.37 2015 Outdoor
Discus 149-6 2015 Outdoor
Javelin 176-3 2016 Outdoor
High Jump 6-6 3/4 2013 Indoor
  6-4 2016 Outdoor
Long Jump 23-8 2015 Outdoor
  23-8 3/4 2016 Indoor
Pole Vault 14-1 1/4 2015 Indoor
  13-9 1/4 2015 Outdoor
Shot Put 44-6 2016 Indoor
  43-3 2016 Outdoor
Decathlon 7,471 2016 Outdoor
Heptathlon 5,619 2016 Indoor

Outdoor: Finished 16th in the decathlon at the NCAA Championships … set personal records in four events at Eugene: the long jump, the 400-meter dash, the 110-meter hurdles and the 1,500-meter run, but was derailed the opportunity at a higher finish due to a no height in the pole vault … earned the bronze medal in the decathlon at the Big 12 Championships, recording four personal records during the two-day contest … set his career-high decathlon score at the Mt. SAC Relays, finishing the competition in second with a total of 7.360 … won the discus competition at the Musco Twilight … competed in the discus and pole vault at the Jim Duncan Invitational … competed in the 110-meter hurdles and the discus at the Tiger Track Classic and the Badly Castillo Invitational.

Indoor: Broke the Iowa State indoor heptathlon record with a score of 5,479 en route to finishing second at the Big 12 Championships … made the finals of the 60-meter hurdles at the Iowa State Classic, while also competing in the long jump … won the heptathlon at the Razorback Invitational with a then-personal best score of 5,426 … competed in the pole vault at the Big 4 Duals.

Took fifth at the Big 12 Outdoor Championships in his first and only full decathlon of the year, posting a final score of 6,925 to rank No. 7 in program history … posted PRs in the 100m (11.27), 400m (51.31), 1500m (4:42.23), long jump (7.06m), discus (35.81m) and javelin (50.36m) en route to the career score. Also competed in the long jump at the Kansas Relays, posting a mark of 22’10” (6.96m).

Indoor: Notched PRs in the 60m (7.15m), 60H (8.30), pole vault (4.00m), shot put (11.69m) and heptathlon (5,245) … ranks No. 6 in program history in the heptathlon, posting the mark at the Bill Bergan Invitational … competed in multiple events at both the Big 4 Duals and Holiday Preview … competed in the 60H before suffering a concussion in the high jump at the Husker Invitational, cutting his indoor season short.

Outdoor: Academic All-Big 12 First Team ... placed third in the decathlon long jump with 22-09.00 at the Big 12 Championships, finished ninth in the decathlon with 6,042 ... cleared 12-07.50 in the pole vault at the Jim Duncan Invite ... had a personal best mark of 21-11.75 in the long jump section of the decathlon at the Cal Multis.

Indoor: Finished sixth in the heptathlon at the Big 12 Championships with a final score of 5076 ... set a new personal best time in the 60-meter hurdles (8.56) at the ISU Classic ... placed seventh in the 60-meter dash heptathlon with 7.33 at the Bill Bergan Invite ... ran a personal best time of 51.34 in the 400-meter dash at the ISU Open ... earned third place setting his personal best at the Holiday Preview with a mark of 22-01.50 in the long jump.

Placed third in the high jump with a mark of 6-04.75, jumped 21-06.25 in the long jump, placed fifth in the javelin throw with a mark of 147-06, clocked a time of 50.35 in the 400-meter dash at the Jim Duncan Invite.

Redshirted the indoor season ... competing unattached, scored 4569 points in the ISU Classic heptathlon ... competing unattached, recorded personal best marks in the 1000-meter run (2:44.40), high jump (6-03.25), shot put (34-09.50), pole vault (12-09.50) and 60-meter dash (7.38) as part of the ISU Classic heptathlon ... ran a personal best 8.75 in the 60-meter hurdles as part of the Holiday Preview pentathlon ... jumped a personal best 20-07.25 in the long jump at the ISU Open.

Before Iowa State
Qualified for the Iowa high school state meet in four events (high jump, long jump, 400-meter dash and 800-meter run) ... placed third in the long dump at the 2011 state meet with a personal best mark of 31-03.50 ... placed seventh in the 800-meter run at the 2011 state meet with a personal best time of 2:00.53 ... holds a personal best mark in the high jump (6-04).

Born October 20, 1992 ... son of Jeff and Kathy Sanderson ... management major.

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