Taylor Werner

Sr | 5-6 | Distance | Ste. Genevieve, Mo. | Ste. Genevieve HS


  • Two-time All-American
  • NCAA outdoor honorable mention (5,000-meters)
  • SEC indoor champion (5,000-meters)

Junior (2019)
Competed in 12 meets… Set lifetime-best in the 3,000-meters (8:56.97), 10,000-meters (32:26.38), 1,500-meters (4:17.79), and 5,000-meters (15:38.51)… Marks in the 5k and 10k are the second-best in program history… NCAA Runner-up in the 3,000-meters at the indoor championships… First-team All-American in the DMR at the indoor championships… First-Team All-American honors in the 5k and 10k at the NCAA Outdoor Championships…

Sophomore (2018)
Competed in six meets during the indoor season… Set a personal-best in the Mile at the Razorback Invitational running 4:39.52 (Jan. 26)… Bronze medalist in the 5,000-meters at the SEC Indoor Championships… Competed in three meets during the outdoor season… Set a personal-best of 4:25.96 in the 1,500-meters at the Stanford Invitational (Mar. 30)…

Freshman (2017)
Two-time second-team indoor All-American (3,000 and DMR), NCAA outdoor honorable mention (5,000). SEC indoor champion (5,000) … Kicked off her freshman campaign with a pair of top-three finishes at the Vanderbilt Invitational (3,000 and DMR) … Posted a PR of 9:06.34 in the 3,000 at the Husky Classic to finish eighth … Scored 18 points for the Razorbacks at the SEC Indoor Championships, winning the 5,000 and racing to silver in the 3,000 … Qualified for nationals with the DMR and as an individual in the 3,000 …

High School
Four-time Missouri State Class 3A XC champ with course/meet record … Four-time XC All- American (Footlocker: 2012-13th, 2013-10th, & 2015-5th and Nike: 2013 5th) … Four-time state champion for 1600m with Class 3 record … Four-time 3200m state medalist (three-time champion, one-time runner-up) with all-class state record … Four-time 800 state medalist … Missouri Gatorade Runner of the Year (three-time cross country, one-time track)

Born on May 1, 1998 … Daugther of Chris Werner and Rebecca Berry … Has one sibling, Shelby … Majoring in kinesiology and exercise science.