Taylor Driggers
Taylor Driggers
Height: 5-8
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Lisbon, Conn.
High School: Norwich Free Academy
Event: Jumps

2017-18 AWARDS

USTFCCCA Indoor All-American: Long Jump 

USTFCCCA Outdoor All-American: Triple Jump 

USTFCCCA Outdoor All-American: Long Jump 

USTFCCCA Outdoor All-American: 4x100M Relay 

USTFCCCA Outdoor All-American: 4x400M Relay 

USTFCCCA Indoor All-Region: Long Jump 

USTFCCCA Indoor All-Region: Triple Jump

USTFCCCA Outdoor All-Region: Triple Jump 

USTFCCCA Outdoor All-Region: Long Jump 

USTFCCCA Outdoor All-Region: 4x100M Relay 

USTFCCCA Outdoor All-Region: 4x400M Relay 

Finish at NCAA Division III Indoor Championship Meet: 3rd – Long Jump (18-08.50 Feet) 

Finish at NCAA Division III Outdoor Championship Meet: 6th – Long Jump (19-00.75 Feet) 

Finish at NCAA Division III Outdoor Championship Meet: 1st - Triple Jump (41-02.50 Feet) 

Finish at NCAA Division III Outdoor Championship Meet: 3rd – 4x100M Relay (46.98) 

Finish at NCAA Division III Outdoor Championship Meet: 8th - 4x400M Relay (3:49.90)

2018 Little East Conference Indoor Field Athlete of the Year 

2018 Little East Conference Outdoor Field Athlete of the Year 

2017-18 SEASON BESTS (INDOOR)

60M: 7.96 (February 10, Little East Conference Championship)

200M: 26.20 (January 26, Boston University Terrier Classic)

Long Jump: 18-11.75 Feet (February 10, Little East Conference Championship)

Triple Jump: 37-10.00 Feet (February 10, Little East Conference Championship)

2018 SEASON BESTS (OUTDOOR)

100M: 12.54 (April 21, Sean Collier Invite) 

200M: 25.73 (May 3, NCAA Division III New England Championship) 

400M: 1:02.15 (April 7, Smith College Pioneers Invitational) 

Long Jump: 19-00.75 Feet (May 24, NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championship) 

Triple Jump: 41-02.50 Feet (May 26, NCAA Division III Outoor Track & Field Championship) 

NOTABLES 

  • Played a major part in helping UMass Boston win both the Indoor and Outdoor NCAA Division III Track & Field Championships 
  • Closed out her collegiate career by winning the individual national championship title in the triple jump 
  • Set the program record in the outdoor triple jump at the Outdoor National Championship Meet (41-02.50 Feet) 
  • Earned five All-American honors on the season, including four at the Outdoor National Championship Meet
  • Named Little East Conference Athlete/Relay Team of the Week honors on eight occasions 
  • Won three gold medals (long jump, 4x100M and 4x400M relays) and earned points in six different events at the Little East Conference Indoor Championship Meet
  • Took home four gold medals (long jump, triple jump, 4x100M and 4x400M relays) at the Little East Conference Outdoor Championship Meet
  • Came from behind in the Triple Jump at the National Championship Meet to become the second athlete in program history to win an individual national title in the event

2016-17 AWARDS

USTFCCCA All-Region

NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP FINISH

Outdoor: 4x100M Relay (47.998 seconds)

2016-17 SEASON BESTS (INDOOR)

55m Dash: 7.57 (2/11/17, LEC/NE Alliance Indoor Championship)

60m Dash: 8.16 (1/28/17, Tufts University Stampede Invitational)

200m Dash: 27.34 (2/4/17, URI Coaches Tribute Indoor Track Meet)

Long Jump: 18-00.25 (1/14/17, Tufts University Invitational)

Triple Jump: 36-07.50 (1/20/17, Wheaton College Invitational)

2017 SEASON BESTS (OUTDOOR)

100m Dash: 13.15 (4/2/17, Tufts University Snowflake Classic)

200m Dash: 26.16 (4/29/17, LEC/NE Alliance Championship)

Long Jump: 17-11.75 (5/12/17, NEICAAA Championship)

Triple Jump: 37-01.00 (5/6/17, NCAA NE Regional Championship)

2015-16 Had a breakout year for the Beacons in her first season on the harbor campus … Named the 2016 Little East Conference Outdoor Field Athlete of the Year … Won the gold medal in the outdoor triple jump (37-02.50), and the 4x100 meter relay (48.14) … Posted her best overall distance in the long jump at the Fitchburg State University Eric Loeschner Invitational on April 16 with a distance of 18-00.25 feet … Recorded her top indoor distance in the long jump on December 12 at the Jay Carieslla Invite with a distance of 16-11.50 feet … Earned her best jump in the triple jump on April 30 at the conference championship meet with a distance of 37-02.50 feet … Posted a leap of 37-01.25 feet at the Plymouth State University Panther Invitational on January 16 … Was named the Little East Conference Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week on April 25.

2014-15 (at Eastern Connecticut State University) Attended Eastern Connecticut State University for a year before coming to UMass Boston; at ECSU she broke the school’s long jump record, broke and placed 1st the LEC long jump record, all while claiming LEC Rookie Athlete of the Year.

PERSONAL/ HIGH SCHOOL In 2014 she graduated from The Norwich Free Academy where she was a member of the track and field team … During the 2013 season she placed 1st at the ECC in multiple events including long jump, 4x200, and the sprint medley … The next year she went back to the ECCs to claim first place in the long jump, triple jump and 4x100 relay …  Born June 24, 1996 to Rongina McClelland and Andrew Driggers … She has three siblings, Sage Ritchotte, Jake McClelland and Brooke McClelland … She is currently majoring in Exercise Health Sciences. 

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