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 Taylor Puryear
Taylor  Puryear

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Suitland, Md.

High School:
Dr. Henry A Wise High School

Height:
5-2

Event:
All-Around

Club:
Unique Sports Academy


04/23/2015

Wildcats Rank Fourth on SEC Winter Sports Academic Honor Roll

65 UK student-athletes earn spots on honor roll

04/04/2015

Waltz Qualifies for NCAA Championships as UK Sixth at Regionals

Sydney Waltz becomes UK's first NCAA Championships all-around qualifier since 2002

02/20/2015

Kentucky Gymnastics Rallies to Upset No. 14 Arkansas

UK Posts Season High on Vault; Six Individuals Break or Tie Career Highs on Jenny Hansen Night

03/07/2014

UK Beats Second Consecutive Ranked Team in Senior Night Win

Wildcats close home slate with 196.150 to down No. 22 California and Centenary

02/21/2014

Shannon Mitchell's Career-Night Helps UK to Season-Best Score

Wildcats fall at No. 13 Arkansas with a season-high 195.975

02/20/2015

Gymnastics vs. Arkansas, 022015

Gymnastics beats No. 14 Arkansas by a score of 195.850 - 194.825 on Friday, February 20, 2015

01/31/2015

UK Gymnastics vs Alabama

The UK Gymnastics team hosted Alabama for its DanceBlue Meet on Jan. 30, 2015 in Memorial Coliseum.

01/16/2015

Excite Night, vs. LSU and Arizona State, 011615

The gymnastics team hosted Excite Night with Arizona State and LSU Friday, January 16, 2015, at Memorial Coliseum.

  • 2014 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

2014 (Freshman): Named to the SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll ... Competed in 12 meets for UK as a freshman in 2014, 12 times on floor and three times on balance beam ... Led UK on floor twice in her freshman season ... Scored a career-high 9.800 on balance beam at the NCAA Regionals, tied for fourth ... Claimed a meet-high score of 9.900 on floor in UK's win over California and Centenary on March 7 ... Posted a career-best 9.925 on floor in UK's upset win over Auburn on Feb. 28, tied for the Wildcats' second-highest score on the event in 2014.

Pre-College: Won the all-around title at the 2009 Columbia Challenge and the Frederick Classic... Finished sixth at the 2010 State Championships... Won the all-around title at the 2010 Unique Classic... Finished third at the 2011 Maryland Classic... Won beam at the 2011 State Championships... Won the all-around title while finishing first on beam at the 2012 Circle of Stars meet... She finished second all-around and first on floor at the 2013 Maryland Classic... Won the all-around title and finished first on floor at the 2013 March Madness Invitational... Finished fourth all-around at the 2013 State Championships... Finished fourth on bars at the 2013 Regionals.

Personal: Full name is Taylor Annette Puryear... Parents are Charles and Deborah Puryear.

Career Highs:
Balance Beam: 9.800, April 5, 2014 at NCAA Regionals
Floor Exercise:
9.925, Feb. 28, vs. Auburn

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