Nine men and six women earned academic all-league honors.
Katie Carroll became just the sixth Falcon to earn academic All-MW honors four straight years.
SENIOR YEAR | 2014: Team captain.
JUNIOR YEAR | 2013: Competed in four meets, including the conference and regional championships...posted a career-best 6K time of 21:54.60 at the NCAA Mountain Region Championships (60th)...finished 39th at the Mountain West Championships with a time of 22:59.38...also competed at that distance during Wisconsin's adidas Invitational, finishing 224th with a a time of 22:01.00...opened the season with a 24th-place time of 19:02.90 (5K) at the Colorado State Open...academic all-conference selection.
SOPHOMORE YEAR | 2012: Did not compete in any meets.
FRESHMAN YEAR | 2011: Competed in four meets...placed 10th at the Fort Hays State Tiger Invitational with a 5K time of 18:45...competed at the Woody Greeno Invitational, finishing 30th in 22:53 (6K)...opened the season at the Rust Buster Invitational, clocking a 4K time of 15:58 to finish 35th...also participated Rocky Mountain Shootout, placing 44th in 23:48 (5.8K)...academic all-conference selection.
HIGH SCHOOL: Muskego High School...competed at state championship meets during seven of eight seasons...earned all-conference honors every season...academic all-state selection...led the women's cross country team to its first appearance at the state championship meets in school history...National Merit Scholarship finalist.
PERSONAL: Full name is Taylor Marie Drolshagen...daughter of TJ and Sheri Drolshagen...has a twin sister, Niki, who is a senior runner at the University of Loyola in Chicago...majoring in biology...future plans include becoming a pilot...serving as Flight Commander during the 2014-15 academic year...also held that position during Basic Cadet Training in the summer of 2014...named to the Superintendent's List for excellence in military, academic and athletic performance...member of the National Biological Honor Society (Beta Beta Beta)...hobbies include skiing, hiking and art...uncle, SMsgt Randall La Bodda, is a C-130 Hercules loadmaster...worked BCT, traveled to Punta Cana and took Powered Flight over the summer...ran on the 2014 all-conference distance medley relay team that clocked the program's fourth-fastest time...member of Cadet Squadron 28.
COACH COLE ON TAYLOR: "Taylor was voted by her teammates as one of our team captains for the cross country season and she will thrive in that role. She has developed her ability as an athlete to become one of our top runners, but she will also make our program better for years to come due to the impact she'll have on our group throughout the year."