2010-11 (Sophomore): Finished with career best score of 242.77 in three meter dive against Iowa State... Compiled solid 242.05 score in one meter versus Drury and North Dakota... Had career best performance in the one meter dive, with 243.25 score against South Dakota and Northern Iowa... Compiled score of 207.90 at the Georgia Fall Invitational in three meter... Tallied 216.76 score in three meter competition against Nebraska.
2009-10 (Freshman): Placed 24th in the three-meter dive (175.90) and 23rd in the one-meter dive (204.60) at the Big 12 Championships... Had a career-high one-meter dive at the USD/UNI double dual, achieving 232.95 points... Earned a career-high 203.02 points in the three-meter dive against Iowa State... Named to the Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll and Athletic Director's Honor Roll for Fall 2009 and Spring 2010.
High School (Edina): Was a three-time all conference diver during her high school career... assisted her team in wining three conference championships and one state title... An 11-time letterwinner in diving, track and field, gymnastics and alpine...
Personal: Born in Edina, Minn.... Parents are Dan and Suzanne Ilten... Father dove in college and mother was a cheerleader... Sister Regan dove in college while sister Whitney was on a collegiate cross country team... An exercise science major... Hopes to become a physical therapist...
Getting to Know Taylor:
Why did you choose KU? Gorgeous campus, great diving coach and the basketball games
Favorite KU Tradition: Waving the wheat
Favorite sport to watch other than swimming: football and basketball
Favorite sport to compete in other that swimming: the Hammer throw
Favorite musical group/singer: 3Oh3! and Taylor Swift
Favorite Athlete: Thomas Robinson
Favorite TV show? 90210 and Pretty Little Liars
Web-site you visit the most?: I'm a facebook addict!
Favorite food: Buffalo wings with ranch
Favorite Lawrence restaurant:23rd St Brewery and First Watch
Favorite place on campus to study: Anywhere quiet and outside (where the wind is not blowing at full speed)
What is the farthest you have ever traveled (car or plane)? Santorini Greece
The teammate most likely to make me laugh is: Kath Liggett
The teammate most likely to motivate me is: Christy Cash
Time your alarm clock is set for during the season: 5:45 a.m.
Describe yourself in one word: Awesome.