2011 Second-Team All-MAC
2010 MAC Freshman of the Year
2010 MAC Vault Champion
2010 First-Team All-MAC
Came on strong last season after transferring right after the first meet of the season ... A solid competitor on each event ... One of only two seniors on the squad.
JUNIOR SEASON (2012)
Joined the team just prior to the start of the spring semester on Jan. 17, 2012, missing the first two meets of the season at the Cancun Classic (1/6) and Auburn (1/13) ... Trained as an all-arounder for the Tigers ... Added tremendous depth in all four event lineups as a consistent performer in practice by the end of the season ... Saw her first action as a Tiger by leading off in LSU's first event at the NCAA Championships Semifinal I (4/20), scoring a 9.775 on bars ... Performed exhibition vault and floor against NC State (3/2) and also saw action in an exhibition bars routine against Kentucky (2/3).
SOPHOMORE SEASON AT CENTRAL MICHIGAN (2011)
Battled injuries during the year ... Picked up Second-Team All-MAC honors after a seventh-place finish in the all-around with a 38.900 at the MAC Championship (3/19) ... Posted a 9.80 to finish third on beam at the MAC Championship ... Won event titles on vault and floor with 9.85 scores in the CMU Quad meet (2/24) ... Captured the floor title with a 9.825 at Western Michigan (2/20) ... Posted a 9.80 on vault and a season-best 39.025 in the all-around at the NCAA Tuscaloosa Regional (4/2) ... Earned a career-high 9.825 on bars at New Hampshire (3/7) ... Recorded 28 scores of 9.70 or higher and 10 scores of 9.80 or better.
FRESHMAN SEASON AT CENTRAL MICHIGAN (2010)
Named Mid-American Conference Freshman of the Year ... Earned First-Team All-Mac after becoming the MAC Vault Champion with a 9.825 in the event at the MAC Championship (3/27) ... Competed in the all-around in 11 of 12 meets ... Posted season highs of 9.875 on vault, 9.775 on bars, 9.850 on beam, 9.850 on floor and 39.275 in the all-around ... Finished fourth on beam with a 9.80 and eighth on vault with a 9.850 at the NCAA Central Regional Championships at Kentucky (4/10) ...Tallied 33 scores of 9.70 or higher and 16 scores of 9.80 or better during the season.
Competed as a Level 10 gymnast for coach Tam Banning at River City Gymnastics ... Qualified for J.O. Nationals five times ... Competed in the Tennessee state championships several times in her club career ... Attended Ridgeway High School where she also participated in dance, cheerleading and played in the marching band.
Full name is Britney Mychael Taylor ... Born Oct. 15, 1990 ... Daughter of Michael and Bridget Taylor ... Has an older brother, Michael ... Plans to major in sports administration ... Is the first of her family to attend LSU.
TAYLOR'S CAREER HIGHS
Vault: 9.875 (twice; Last: 2-21-10 vs. Western Michigan)
Bars: 9.825 (3-7-11 at New Hampshire)
Beam: 9.850 (2-28-10 at Northern Illinois)
Floor: 9.850 (three times; Last: 2-24-11 vs. Alaska, EMU, SEMO)
All-Around: 39.275 (3-21-10 at Bowling Green)