Cal Track & Field BIO
Taylor Dutch
Player Profile:
Taylor Dutch 1260046
Position: 800m-1500m-3000m
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Newport Beach, Calif.
High School: Orange Lutheran HS
Experience: 3 Letters
  • One of Cal's most experienced middle distances runners this season
  • Helped the cross country team to an 18th-place NCAA performance in the fall
  • A top-10 finisher in the state cross country meet her senior year of high school

Sophomore (2011): Finished 15th in the 1500m at the Pac-10 Championships in 4:39.33 ... best time on the year was 4:25.26 at the Big Meet ... also ran Cal's No. 2 time in the 800m vs. Stanford, covering the distance in a PR 2:12.18 ... indoors, took seventh in the MPSF mile in 4:48.97 and was 16th in the conference race in the 800m (2:13.30). Redshirt-Freshman(2010): Claimed MPSF All-Academic (indoors) and honorable mention Pac-10 All-Academic (outdoors) honors ... ran Cal's second-fastest time in the 800m (2:12.68) and posted a PR of 4:30.32 in the 1500m at the Brutus Hamilton Invitational ... 15th in the 1500m preliminaries at the Pac-10 meet (4:30.37) ... competed in both the mile and 3000m at the MPSF indoor meet ... took eighth in the mile (4:51.80) and 27th in the 3K (10:03.82). Freshman (2009): Competed in two early meets before taking a redshirt year ... finished the 3000m in 10:24.03 at the Cal Outdoor Opener and the 5K in 17:38.02 at the SFSU Distance Carnival. Cross Country: One of Cal's top cross country runners in the fall, helping the Bears to an 18th-place NCAA showing ... took 40th at the Pac-12 Championships and 26th at NCAA West Regionals ... as a junior, placed 44th at the Pac-10 Championships and 46th at the NCAA West Regional meet ... took 59th at the Pac-10 Championships in 2009 ... also placed ninth at the Sac State Jamboree ... highest finish as a freshman in '08 was 15th at the Sac State Jamboree ... also placed 68th at the Stanford Invitational and 80th at the Pac-10 championships. High School: Helped Orange Lutheran HS to the state cross country title as a senior with a ninth-place individual finish ... named third-team all-state ... four-time all-league selection and twice received the All-CIF Athletic Award ... in track, her best times were 2:15 in the 800 and 5:17 in the 1600 ... a two-time CIF finalist in the 800 ... also played soccer for four years and was the league offensive player of the year in 2005-06 ... member of the National Honor Society and California Scholarship Federation. Personal: Born April 30, 1990, in Placentia, Calif. ... parents are Richard and Mary Dutch ... media studies major.

Career Best Marks
Event      Mark   Date
800     2:12.18   April 16, 2011
1500    4:25.26   April 16, 2011
Mile   4:48.97i   Feb. 26, 2011
3000   10:24.03   March 7, 2009
5000   17:38.02   March 27, 2009
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