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Taelor Slaughter
Position: Sprints
Height: 5'7"
Year: Junior
City/State: Morristown, Tenn.
High School: Morristown East HS
Experience: High School

2011-12 Track: Continued improvement in her second season with the Lady Govs... Versatile athlete competed in five different events... Placed fifth in the high jump at the Saluki Invitational with a 1.55m leap... Two weeks later, earned a fifth-place finish in the 800m run with a 2:35.89 mark... During outdoor season, won the high jump at the APSU Invitational with a 1.50m mark... Was eighth in the 400m hurdles at the Vanderbilt Invitational (1:05.36)... Personal-best 1:04.74 400m hurdle mark qualified her for the finals of OVC Outdoor Championships; she finished seventh with a 1:07.66 mark in the finals.

2011 Indoor:  A 200-and 400-meter dash competitor as a freshman... ran in five 400m dash races with a top finish of 13th-place coming at the Middle Tennessee Christmas Invitational finishing in 1:01.91.

2011 Outdoor: Competed in the 200- and 400-meter dash along with 800-meter run... saw improvement from the indoor season in the 200 and 400m dash... set personal-best 59.46 mark in the 400m dash at the Showdown on the Cumberland finishing in third-place... also set personal-best 26.81 mark in 200m dash at the Coastal Carolina Invitational... member of the 1600m relay team that finished fifth (4:02.34) at the Ohio Valley Conference Championships.

High School: A sprinter at Morristown East High School... earned first-place finish in the 400-meter dash at the Dan Crowe Relays with a 60.90 mark... set a season-best mark of 27.10 in the 200-meter dash at the Dan Crowe Relays.

Personal: Daughter of Derrick Folsom... born on April 7, 1992... plans to major in pre-pharmacy.

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