Charlotte Cross Country BIO
 Taylor Carcella

At Charlotte -

2015 - Indoor: Finished runner-up in the 800 meters at the Conference USA Indoor Championships clocking a time of 2:10.96 for the second-fastest time in program history....Also apart of the fourth-place distance medley relay team at the C-USA Championships with a time of 11:53.53...

2014 Cross Country: Competed in two meets for the Niners....Was Charlotte's third finisher at both the W&M Open and Charlotte Invitational....Finished 19th at the Charlotte Invite completing the 6K course in 23:06.8.

2014 - Outdoor: Competed in eight meets...Posted personal best times in the 1500m and 3000m...FInished second overall in the 800m at the Conference USA Outdoor Championships with a time of 2:1.33...Member of the school record holding 4x800m relay team at the Penn Relays with a time of 8:51.18...Ran her best 3000m at the 49er Classic (11:13.86)...Posted a personal best in the 1500m at the Bill Carson Invitational (4:39.32). Indoor: Competed in the UCS Invitational...Competed in the 400m with a time of 1:01.25.

2013 - Cross Country: Competed in five meets...Finished 45th overall at the Conference USA XC Championships running the 5k in a time of 18:48.76...Posted her best 6K of the season at the NCAA Pre-Nationals finishing the course in 22:56.31 with a fourth place team finish.

2013 - Outdoor: Led Charlotte in the 800m and ran her best 800m time was 2:08.22 at the NCSU Last Chance Meet … Finished fifth in the 800m (2:11.38) at the Atlantic 10 Championships … Was on the 4x800m relay team (9:00.91) that finished fourth at the conference meet … Ran the team’s third-fastest 400m time (58.83) and finished seventh at the Charlotte Invitational … Was seventh in the 1500m (4:44.29) at the Va. Invitational. Indoor: Finished sixth in the 1000m run at the Atlantic 10 Championships with a team-best time of 2:59.01 … Ran the second leg of the 4x400m relay team that finished third at the A-10 Championships with a time of 3:52.33 … Finished fourth in the 800m run (2:15.72) at the Tiger Paw Invitational.

2012 - Cross Country: Competed in six meets ... Had the lowest 5K time on her team which was 18:13.5 at the Queens Invite to finish 15th ... Finished 68th at the Atlantic 10 Championship (19:30.8) ... Her best 6K performance was at the NCAA Southeast Regional (23:25.94).

2012 - Outdoor: Member of the 4x800 relay team that won the Atlantic 10 Championship with a time of 8:54.94 … Was second in the 1500m run (4:47.57) at the Charlotte Invitational. Indoor: Finished 14th in the 800m run (2:16.51) at the Penn State National Open. 

2011 - Cross Country: Competed in six races ... Had two top-20 finishes, coming in 13th at both the Charlotte Duals meet (19:36.91) and the Elon Invitational (18:49) ... Elon finish was her fastest 5K time of the season ... Competed in NCAA Pre-Nationals, finishing the 6K event in a time of 23:43 ... Finished 83rd at A10 Championship in a time of 19:30.5.

Prep: Three-time Ches-mont champions in track … 2009 Ches-mont champions in cross country … DMR PA state champions … First Team All-Ches-mont … Second Team All-Area in outdoor track … Penn 4x400-meter relays won their division … Placed fifth in the 800-meter run at indoor track state meet, setting the school record with a time of 2:15 … Outdoor track First Team All-Area … Set the indoor school record in the 600-meter with a time of 1:38.9 … Finished fourth in 800-meter at outdoor state meet …  Finished fourth in the 4x800-meters at outdoor track state meet … Holds outdoor school record in the 800-meters (2:14.1) … National Honor Society.

Personal: Daughter of Rick and Cheryl Carcella … Undeclared major … Born July 26, 1993.

Position: Distance
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Downingtown, Pa.
High School: Downington East HS
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