Taylor Bolender
Taylor  Bolender

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Akron, Ohio

High School:
Archbishop Hoban HS

Event:
All-Around

Major:
Undecided (3.13 GPA)


2016: Earned Second Team All-MAC honors … named to the MAC All-Championship team … Academic All-MAC … named MAC Specialist of the Week (1/19) … ranked No. 2 in the MAC in floor exercise … anchored CMU in the floor exercise, capturing six titles during the regular season … won at Ball State (1/31) with a career-high score of 9.925 … performed in the all-around in seven meets, earning five top-three finishes … scored a career-high 9.725 in the vault at the Chicago Style Quad Meet (2/12) and versus Kent State (2/28) … set a personal best in the balance beam at the MAC Championships (9.900) (3/19) … earned a season-high score of 9.850 in the uneven bars at the Chicago Style Quad Meet (2/12).

2015: Competed in all 13 meets on bars and floor ... won a Mid-American Conference title on floor, tying for first with a 9.900 (3/21) ... member of the MAC All-Tournament team ... received All-MAC second team honors ... placed third on bars with a score of 9.775 against UW-Eau Claire (1/3) ... reset a career high on beam with a score of 9.800 against Eastern Michigan and Seattle Pacific (1/17) ... finished fourth on both beam (9.750) and floor (9.850) in a conference win over Ball State (1/23) ... placed third with a 9.850 on floor against Northern Illinois (2/6) ... finished third on bars (9.800) and floor (9.875) at Kent State (2/15) ... took fourth on bars with a score of 9.825 in a win over Bowling Green (2/22) ... tied for first on floor with a score of 9.875 at BYU (3/6) ... placed third on bars with a 9.850 and took third on floor versus Western Michigan (3/15) ... ranked fourth in the MAC in RQS on floor (9.870) and sixth on bars (9.795).

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 -
2015 - 9.850 9.800 9.900 -
2016 9.725 9.850 9.900 9.925 39.175
Career 9.725 9.875 9.900 9.925 39.175
CSN DIGITAL
SOCIAL MEDIA
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