Taylor Bolender
Position: All-Around
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Akron, Ohio
High School: Archbishop Hoban HS
Major: Undecided (3.13 GPA)
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Taylor Bolender
Courtesy: CMU Athletic Communications
Release: 10/22/2013

2014: Competed in all 13 meets on bars and floor... competed five times for the Chippewas on beam during the season... tied for 13th on bars (9.800) and 17th on floor (9.825) at NCAA Regionals with a 9.800 (4/5)... ranked No. 2 on floor and No. 5 on bars in the Mid-American Conference... ranked No. 6 in the Central Region on floor and No. 23 nationally on floor... scored a career high and took the first place finish on floor against rival Kent State with a 9.925 (2/16)... Hit a career high on beam away at Eastern Michigan with a 9.775 (2/7)… placed or tied for first during 6 meets over the season... placed second on floor (9.900) and sixth on bars with a career high of a 9.875 at MAC Championships (3/22)... scored a 9.900 or higher seven times on floor throughout the season. 

2013: Competed in the uneven bars in all 14 meets … performed in the floor exercise in four meets, including the final three of the season … placed third in the bars versus New Hampshire (1/11) in her second collegiate meet, scoring a 9.800 … claimed third place with a season high bars score of 9.850 against Eastern Michigan (3/16) … also placed first in the floor exercise against the Eagles, scoring a 9.875 in just the second time competing in the event collegiately … finished the season strong in the floor, recording a 9.850 at the MAC Championships (3/23) and a 9.825 at the NCAA Regional (4/6).

Club/High School: Level 10 gymnast … competed for Gymnastics World … four-time Level 10 State and Regional qualifier … Level 10 National qualifier… three-time Level 10 N.I.T. qualifier … placed second in the all-around at 2010 N.I.T. … chose CMU because of the championship culture, the coaching staff, and team members.

Season Highs by Year 

Year Vault Bars Beam Floor All-Around
2013 - 9.850 - 9.875 -
2014   9.875 9.775 9.925  
Career - 9.875 9.775 9.925 -