Two-Time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll selection
2011: Steadily improved during outdoor season, ending with 10-foot personal best in discus of 148-4 to place 18th at Big 12 Championships...Had season-best shot put toss of 39-1 to place 17th at Big 12 Outdoor Championships...Finished seventh at first-ever collegiate indoor event, Reveille Invitational, in shot put with throw of 37-7.75...Placed outdoor-best seventh in discus at TCU Invitational with throw of 130-9...Named to fall and spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll and fall Baylor Dean's List.
High School: Owns the school record in the discus (133-1) at the The Woodlands High School...Earned TWHS Highlander Heart and MVP awards twice in track and field...Placed sixth at the state meet in the discus after winning the district title. ...Also placed third in the district shot put with the second-best throw in school history....Qualified for the LSU and Texas Relays, placing second at the LSU Relays as a junior...Lettered in track and softball for TWHS, earning all-district honorable mention accolades in softball...Member of the National Honor Society, as well as the Math National Honor Society at TWHS...Volunteered for Rebuilding Together Houston.
Personal: Full name is Taylor Antonia Torres...Born Sept. 29, 1991, in Houston, Texas...Daughter of Rick and Lorraine Torres...Has one brother, Zeller...Majoring in engineering/pre-medicine.