Taylor Werner

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


  • NCAA All-American
  • All-Region
  • First Team All-SEC

Junior (2018)
Competed in six meets… Took fourth-place in the Chile Pepper Festival… Finished sixth at the Wisconsin Pre-national meet… Sixth-place finisher at the SEC Championships earning First-team All-SEC honors… South Central Region Runner-up earning All-Region honors… Finished the NCAA Championships in 81st overall

Sophomore (2017)
Began her second season with Arkansas at the UC Riverside Invitational (Sept. 16) with a 20:16.20, finishing with the second-best time for the Razorbacks and seventh overall… Competed in the Pre-National meet (Oct. 14), she finished with the fifth-best time for Arkansas at 20:39.50 … At the SEC Championships (Oct. 26) she helped Arkansas win the SEC Conference Title placing second overall with a time of 20:07.10 … She earned All-Region honors at the NCAA South-Central Regional (Nov. 10) with the fourth-best time for the Razorbacks and finishing 11th overall at 20:14.20 … She competed in the NCAA Cross Country Championships finishing with the fourth-best time for Arkansas and 104th overall at 20:44.70

Freshman (2016)
NCAA All-American … Began her Razorback career by running the best time at the UC Riverside Invitational (Sept. 17) with a 16:48.52 … Followed it up with a top-three finish at the Chile Pepper Festival (Oct. 1) … Placed 27th overall at Pre-Nationals (Oct.15) with the Razorbacks second-best time of 20:44.40… In her first SEC Championship (Oct. 28) Werner finished 15th overall, helping Arkansas to finish No. 1 in the conference … Assisted in Arkansas’s first-place finish in the NCAA South Central Region Championship (Nov. 11) with the fifth-best time overall time of 20:31.20, earning her All-Region accolades … Capped her year racing to All-America honors with a new 6K PR of 20:10.50 at the NCAA Cross Country Championship (Nov. 19) … Werner is one of six Razorbacks to reach All-American status as a freshman.

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.