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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


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

  • 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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