Men's Track and Field Roster

Taylor Rooney

Year Sr.
Event
Hometown Andover, Minn.
High School Andover

Year at Gustavus: Senior
What events are you in? Are you in both cross country and track and field?: I run hurdles.
Where did you go to high school?: Andover High School
Where is your hometown?: Andover, MN
Tell me about your experiences so far at Gustavus: I absolutely love it!
What volunteering or community service have you done in and/or out of college?: I have worked with Feed My Starving Children.
Newspaper: If you would like press releases involving you sent to any hometown newspapers, please list them here: Anoka County Union, StarTribune
Tell me about any high school athletic and academic achievements or awards that you have earned: I graduated with honors and I was an All-State.
Tell me about your college academic and athletic achievements that you have earned . (Captain, All-American, all-conference, academic all-conference, etc, and include year): Gustavus All-Time Record Holder High Jump, 60M & 110M Hurdles, Gustavus Track Captain 2019-2020, 2020-2021, Gustavus Track MVP 2018, 2019, 2020, Gustavus All-Sports Male Newcomer of the Year 2018, MIAC All-Time Record Holder 60M & 110M Hurdles, MIAC Champion (8 times), MIAC All-Conference (10 times), MIAC Track Athlete of the Week (8 times), NCAA DIII All-Central Region (8 times), NCAA DIII All-American 2018, 2020, NCAA DIII Athlete of the Week (3 times), USA Track and Field MN Athlete of the Month (1 time), USA Track and Field Participant (60M Hurdles 17th place)
Why did you choose Gustavus?: Gustavus has a loving community with open arms to welcome everyone.
In your opinion what makes the Gustavus cross country/track and field programs different from other colleges?: Gustavus has an unmatched coaching staff and passion for being able to change our lives and help us both on and off the track.