Taylor Light
Taylor Light

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Minnetonka, Minn.

High School:
Minnetonka

Experience:
SQ


12/07/2011

Gophers Earn 59 Spots on Academic All-Big Ten Teams

Fall Academic All-Big Ten teams boast several Gopher Standouts

10/13/2011

Gophers Face Nations Best Tomorrow in Madison

22 will race on Saturday at the Tori Neubauer

2011 Junior Season: Redshirted the 2011 Cross Country season

2010 • Redshirt Sophomore Season: Was the Gophers' 24th finisher at the Roy Griak Invite (24:32.30).

2009 • Sophomore Season: Redshirted the season.

2008 • Freshman Season: Competed in five races • ran her season-best time of 23:32.3 at Tori Neubauer Invitational

High School: A 2008 graduate of Minnetonka High School • high school coach was Jane Reimer-Morgan • earned all-state honors as a senior, finishing 14th in the Minnesota Class AA Cross Country Championships • team placed third • all-state in track as a member of the runner-up 4x800-meter relay • earned four varsity letters in track, two in cross country • a member of the National Honor Society.

Personal: Born Oct. 20, 1989 • economics major • daughter of Bill and Julie Light • father played football for the Gophers (1969-71) serving as team captain in 1971 • has three older sisters: Brittney, Chelsea and Caitlin • enjoys water skiing, sailing and triathlons.

MORE HEADLINES

Six Gophers Named Academic All-District

5/26/2016

Minnesota led all NCAA Division I programs with six CoSIDA Academic All-District Track & Field/Cross Country honorees.

USTFCCCA Honors Gophers for Academics

2/19/2016

Liz Berkholtz and Haley Johnson have been named 2015 USTFCCCA Division I Women's All-Academic honorees.

Ski-U-Mah Magazine: Strong Strides

2/1/2016

Liz Berkholtz hasn't just worked to become one of the nation's best distance runners; she's diligently prepared for a career as a trauma unit nurse.

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