Position
Butterfly/freestyle
Class
Freshman
Hometown
Ocala, Fla.
High School
Home School

Taylor’s Top Times
50 Free – 22.81 SMU Invitational 
100 Free – 50.50 Art Adamson Invitational
100 Fly – 54.31 Art Adamson Invitational

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2020-21)

Against Alabama to start the season, finished in fourth place in the 50-Yard Freestyle with a time of 23.44 and fifth place in the 100-Yard Butterfly with a time of 56.13… At the Art Adamson Invitational, notched two third place finishes in the 50 and 100-Yard Freestyle with times of 22.83 and 50.50, and finished in eighth place in the 100-Yard Butterfly with a time of 54.91… Against Tulane she won both the 50-Yard Freestyle and the 100-Yard Butterfly with times of 23.65 and 56.18… Against Florida State University she finished third overall in the 50-Yard Freestyle with a time of 23.47 and fourth overall in the 100-Yard Butterfly with a time of 55.54… Against Texas A&M she finished fifth overall in the 50-Yard Freestyle with a time of 24.00… At the 2021 SEC Championships, finished in 26th place in the 100-Yard Butterfly with a time of 54.31, 36th in the 50-Yard Freestyle with a time of 23.13, and 38th in the 100-Yard Freestyle with a time of 50.64.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2019-20)
Won the 50-Yard Freestyle against Tulane with a time of 23.54… In the same meet, placed second in the 100-Yard Butterfly with a time of 55.57… Came in ninth place at the TYR Fall Classic in the 100-Yard Fly with a time of 55.39… Came in third place in the 100-Yard Fly with a time of 56.24 and fourth place in the 50-Yard Free with a time of 23.63 against Auburn… At SMU, won the 50-Yard Freestyle with a time of 23.46 and came in third in the 100-Yard Fly with a time of 56.06… Notched three top-10 finishes at the SMU Invitational with a third place finish in the 50-Yard Free with a time of 22.81, a fourth place finish in the 100-Yard Free with a time of 50.47, and a ninth place finish in the 100-Yard Fly with a time of 55.31… Earned the bronze in the 50-Yard Free with a time of 23.21 against Missouri… In a dual meet against Delta State she finished third in the 50-Yard Freestyle with a time 23.21…Came third in the 50-Yard Free against Florida State with a 23.47 and sixth in the 100-Yard Fly with a 56.32…In a dual meet against Texas A&M she finished third in the 50-Yard Free with a time of 23.55 and fourth in the 100-Yard Free with a 52.16…In a Tri meet against Houston and Rice she touched the wall first in the 50-Yard Free with a time of 23.25 and third in the 100-Yard Fly with a 55.36… At the 2020 SEC Championships, finished in 18th place in the 50-Yard Free with a time of 22.44, 27th in the 100-Yard Fly with a time of 53.91, and 37th in the 100-Yard Free with a time of 49.95.

PRIOR TO LSU
YMCA State Runner-Up … 2019 National Champion in the 100-Yard Butterfly.

PERSONAL
Full name is Olivia Carolyn Taylor … Born on February 26, 2001 … Parents are Eric and Misty … Has one sister, Rhema … Dean’s List at College of Central Florida … USA Swimming Scholastic All-American … Chose LSU because: The team atmosphere and welcoming coaching staff were what truly caught my eye. The resources and beautiful campus are what sealed the deal for me.”

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