Maverick Women’s Track Spotlight: Katie Taylor

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Katie Taylor


Katie Taylor throws shotput and weight throw for the Mavericks Track & Field team. For the second time this season, the Hayward, Wisc. native has been named NSIC Field Athlete of the Week after finishing first in the President Davenport Classic Triangular. Taylor earns the honor by finishing first with a toss of 64-8.75 (19.73m) in the weight throw which is an automatic qualifier and ranks as the second best throw in the nation this season. She also finished first in the shot put with a top throw of 47-7.75 (14.52m) which is a provisional mark. 

  • What three words best describe you? Confident, resilient, and compassionate
  • What tops your list of pet peeves? No organization
  • If you could be any animal, what would it be and why? Panda because they’re really just vibing
  • Who is your all-time favorite sports star? Michelle Carter
  • What is your most prized possession? Bear claw given during a ceremony, healing
  • What three items can always be found in your refrigerator? Milk, water and cheese
  • If you didn’t have to sleep, what would you do with the extra time? Watch tv or listen to music
  • What skill would you like to master? Learning different languages
  • What movie title best describes your life?  Dazed and confused
  • What is something that a ton of people are obsessed with but you just don’t get the point of? Tik-tok
  • If all jobs had the same pay and hours, what job would you like to have? A publisher
  • Who inspires you to be better? Family
  • What is something you will NEVER do again? Transfer schools
  • What is something you think everyone should do at least once in their lives? Learn a new culture
  • If you could have a super power, what would it be? Flying
  • If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do?  Buy a house
  • If you could witness any event past, present or future, what would it be? Establishment of U.S., how things really happened
  • What do you like most about Minnesota State University, Mankato? Atmosphere it gives off, comfortable on campus
  • If you were stuck on an island, what three things would you bring with you? Water, compass, flint and steel
  • If you had to eat at a fast-food restaurant for the rest of your life, what would it be? Popeyes


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