LSU Gold
Memphis, Tenn.
Previous School
Central Michigan
High School
Ridgeway HS

2011 Second-Team All-MAC
2010 MAC Freshman of the Year
2010 MAC Vault Champion
2010 First-Team All-MAC

Outstanding competitor who only got stronger as her final season progressed … Led the team with a 9.90 on beam in the NCAA Super Six Finals (4/20), marking the third-best beam score at the NCAA Championships in LSU history … Narrowly missed All-SEC honors on beam after she scored a career-high 9.925 at the SEC Championship (3/23) … Saw action on vault, beam and floor during the season, competing eight times on vault, seven times on beam and three on floor … Shattered her career highs on vault, beam and floor by posting a 9.925 on vault at Auburn (2/22), a 9.925 on beam at the SEC Championship and a 9.85 on floor at Auburn and at North Carolina State (3/15) … Tied for the vault title with the 9.925 at Auburn, marking her first individual title at LSU … Averaged a 9.866 on vault, 9.814 on beam and 9.825 on floor … Finished second on the squad with a 9.814 average on beam … Posted five scores of 9.90 or higher all season and earned a 9.80 or better in 15 of her 18 total routines.

Joined the team just prior to the start of the spring semester on Jan. 17, 2012, missing the first two meets of the season at the Cancun Classic (1/6) and Auburn (1/13) … Trained as an all-arounder for the Tigers … Added tremendous depth in all four event lineups as a consistent performer in practice by the end of the season … Saw her first action as a Tiger by leading off in LSU’s first event at the NCAA Championships Semifinal I (4/20), scoring a 9.775 on bars … Performed exhibition vault and floor against NC State (3/2) and also saw action in an exhibition bars routine against Kentucky (2/3).

Battled injuries during the year … Picked up Second-Team All-MAC honors after a seventh-place finish in the all-around with a 38.900 at the MAC Championship (3/19) … Posted a 9.80 to finish third on beam at the MAC Championship … Won event titles on vault and floor with 9.85 scores in the CMU Quad meet (2/24) … Captured the floor title with a 9.825 at Western Michigan (2/20) … Posted a 9.80 on vault and a season-best 39.025 in the all-around at the NCAA Tuscaloosa Regional (4/2) … Earned a career-high 9.825 on bars at New Hampshire (3/7) … Recorded 28 scores of 9.70 or higher and 10 scores of 9.80 or better.

Named Mid-American Conference Freshman of the Year … Earned First-Team All-Mac after becoming the MAC Vault Champion with a 9.825 in the event at the MAC Championship (3/27) … Competed in the all-around in 11 of 12 meets … Posted season highs of 9.875 on vault, 9.775 on bars, 9.850 on beam, 9.850 on floor and 39.275 in the all-around … Finished fourth on beam with a 9.80 and eighth on vault with a 9.850 at the NCAA Central Regional Championships at Kentucky (4/10) … Tallied 33 scores of 9.70 or higher and 16 scores of 9.80 or better during the season.

Competed as a Level 10 gymnast for coach Tam Banning at River City Gymnastics … Qualified for J.O. Nationals five times … Competed in the Tennessee state championships several times in her club career … Attended Ridgeway High School where she also participated in dance, cheerleading and played in the marching band.

Full name is Britney Mychael Taylor … Born Oct. 15, 1990 … Daughter of Michael and Bridget Taylor … Has an older brother, Michael … Majored in sport administration … Is the first of her family to attend LSU.

Vault: 9.925 (2-22-13 at Auburn)
Bars: 9.825 (3-7-11 at New Hampshire) *at Central Michigan
Beam: 9.925 (3-23-13 at SEC Championship)
Floor: 9.850 (five times; Last: 3-15-13 at North Carolina State)
All-Around: 39.275 (3-21-10 at Bowling Green) *at Central Michigan

Vault: 1 (2-22-13 at Auburn)
Total: 1


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