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  Taylor Armstrong
Taylor Armstrong

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Tauranga, New Zealand

High School:
Otumoetai College

Event:
Back/Free

Experience:
1L

Club:
Greerton SC


03/25/2014

Owls Win Three Events Tuesday at National Invitational

McKenzie Takes 100-Free With Third-Fastest Mark In Rice History

03/24/2014

Moody & McKenzie Win Event Titles Monday at National Swimming Invitational

Owls Shine at "Swimming NIT"

03/23/2014

Owls Take Sprint Relay Title at Inaugural National Invitational Meet

Meet Continues Through Tuesday

03/02/2014

Swimmers Win Second-Straight C-USA Title

Owls Score A Program-Best 1,000 Points; Win 11 Events; Coach Huston & Casey Clark Honored

02/28/2014

Casey Clark Wins Two Events Friday at C-USA Swim Championships

Owls Increase Lead In Team Standings Heading Into Final Day

Rice
2012-2013: Conference USA Academic Honor Roll
; Simultaneously made a smooth transition to life in the United States and collegiate swimming... Scored 26 points at the C-USA Championships to help the Owls win the second league title in the program's history... The 26 points tied for the second-most scored by an Owl freshman... Registered the fifth-fastest 200-yard backstroke in school history (2:00.41) with a fifth-place finish in the event at the C-USA championships... Won the consolation finals of the 100-backstroke with a season-best 55.98, the sixth-fastest mark in Rice history... Scored for the team at conference in the 500-freestyle after a steady season-best 4:56.39 in the morning prelims... Top time in the 200-free was a 1:52.87 at the Incarnate Word Invitational in December.

International - Swam on two New Zealand age-group national teams... Competed in the 2012 Olympic Trials.

High School - A 2012 graduate of Otumoetai College in Tauranga, New Zealand... Earned her school's top award for excellence in a single sport.

Club - Competes for the Greerton Swim Club... Set three national age group records and a host of school records... Coached by Tai Daniela... times (converted from short-course meters) 100 backstroke 55.45; 200 backstroke 2:00.18; 100 freestyle 50.87; 200 freestyle 1:48.55

Personal - Name: Taylor Danielle Armstrong. Born: Dec. 4, 1993, in Auckland, New Zealand. Parents: Garry Armstrong and Sue Walsh of Tauranga, New Zealand (one brother and two sisters). Chose to attend Rice because, "I talked to a few of my American friends and all of them raved about Rice - academic reputation and the #1 happiest students in the U.S. - My perfect school." Rice College: Martel College

RICE BESTS
EVENT TIME MEET
100 Backstroke 55.98 2013 C-USA Championships
200 Backstroke 2:00.41 2013 C-USA Championships
200 Freestyle 1:52.87 2012 Incarnate Word Invitational
500 Freestyle 4:56.39 2013 C-USA Championship

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