Taylor Vinhal
Taylor Vinhal


Dousman, Wis.

High School:
Kettle Moraine





NIU Piles Up More Top Marks at Purdue, Grand Valley State

Huskies accumulate 19 top 10 finishes between two meets

2013-14:Indoor- Competed in two indoor meets during the year... Made her collegiate debut at the GVSU Big Meet (2/15), where she ran 5:28.19 to finish in 25th place... Ran 10:53.07 in the 3000 meters at the Ball State Quadrangular (2/21) to take ninth place.Outdoor-Did not compete.

2012-13: Indoor- Did not compete. Outdoor- Did not compete.

High School:Earned cross country second team all-state honors from the Wisconsin Cross Country Coaches Association following her senior year at Kettle Moraine High School... Garnered all-area, first team-all conference and team MVP honors after the 2011 season... Finished 17th at the 2011 Division 1 state championships with a 4K time of 14:56.00... Placed third at her sectional that season with a personal best time of 14:53.17... Earned a 16th place finish at the 2011 Wisconsin State Outdoor Championships in the 800 meters, crossing the finish line in a time of 2:21.69... Named the Kettle Moraine track & field MVP following the 2011 season... Won the 800 meters and the 3000 meters at the 2011 USATF Wisconsin Track & Field Championships... Ran the anchor leg of the Lasers' 2010 and 2011 indoor conference champion 4x800 relay team... Invited to the Foot Locker Midwest Regional Cross Country Championship following the 2010 and 2011 seasons... Improved her cross country personal best by 63 seconds during her senior season... Member of the National Honor Society.

Personal:Born Nov. 6, 1993 in Naperville, Ill... Daughter of Glenn and Jill Vinhal... Majoring in pre-physical therapy... Active volunteer with the Humane Society... Enjoys boating, horseback riding and skiing.

Personal Bests
Indoor Outdoor
Mile 5:28.19 2/15/2014
3000 Meters 10:53.07 2/21/2014