Taylor Reynolds takes fifth in the 50 free after breaking school record in prelims
2012-13:Member of Northwestern's strong diving corps, ranking as NU's top diver of the fall season ... Recorded the Wildcats' best 1-meter (285.00) and 3-meter (304.95) scores of the fall ... Scored points at every height at the Big Ten Championships, led by a fifth-place performance on the 10-meter platform where she scored a 320.60 in the finals to blow away her previous career best of 287.75 by 32.85 points ... Recorded a season-best 328.20 in the prelims of the 3-meter springboard to qualify for the championship final before placing seventh overall with a 315.55 ... Also scored a Big Ten point with a 16th-place finish in the 1-meter springboard event (273.45) ... Performed a clean sweep of the diving action at Northwestern's own six-team TYR Invitational (11/16-11/18) ... Won the 1-meter with a tally of 280.30, the 3-meter with a 293.20 and the abbreviated 5-meter platform event, as well ... Took third in both the 1-meter springboard (with a season-best 285.00) and 10-meter platform events at the seven-team Iowa Invitational (11/30-12/2) ... Also scored points in Iowa with a ninth-place performance on the 3-meter springboard ... Finished in the top-three in every dual meet event of the fall ... Swept both boards in meets against Illinois (10/19) and UIC (11/2) ... Also won the 3-meter springboard at Wisconsin (11/8) ... Overall, scored dual-meet points 13 times with top-five event finishes on the year.
2011-12: Academic All-Big Ten ... Earned career-best scores on both springboards during the fall season, winning both the 1-meter (301.50) and 3-meter (356.91) against Wisconsin (11/11) to win Big Ten Diver of the Week honors on Nov. 15 ... Finished in the top three in every regular-season dual meet 1-meter competition and in five of seven 3-meter events ... Made the finals of the 10-meter platform at the Big Ten Championships, finishing fifth overall ... Also scored in the 1-meter springboard event at the Big Ten meet with a 12th place finish while coming in one spot shy with a 17th-place effort in the 3-meter springboard ... Took second on both springboards and won the 5-meter platform at Northwestern's eight-team TYR Invitational (11/18-11/20) ... During winter break, competed in her first international meet at the Camo Invitational in Montreal, Quebec, where she took eighth place on the 10-meter platform.
2010-11: Talented freshman member of Northwestern's diving corps, owning NU's top scores on the 1-meter springboard and 10-meter platform ... Finished sixth overall on the 10-meter platform at the NCAA Zone 'C' meet with a combined score of 555.80, earning a spot in the NCAA Championships qualification metric from the Zone though she did not ultimately advance to the national meet ... Qualified for the consolation final of the 10-meter platform at the Big Ten Championships, placing 13th overall after a collegiate-best 287.75 ... Also competed in the 1-meter (22nd) and 3-meter (23rd) springboard competitions at the conference meet ... Won the 3-meter springboard at the Wildcats' own six-team TYR Invitational (11/19-11/21) with a score of 275.50 ... Took second on the 1-meter springboard and fifth on the 5-meter platform at the TYR ... Won the 1-meter springboard with an NU-season-best score of 297.15 at the five-team Shamrock Invitational (01/29) ... Earned another dual-meet victory in the 1-meter event at NU's quad dual (11/6) ... Overall, recorded eight top-three dual-meet event finishes during the regular season.
High School: All-America in four-straight years from 2007-10 ... Two-time CIF champion ... Also has been a league champion with a record-breaking performance, league runner-up and CIF runner-up ... Has competed with the USC Trojan Dive Club for the previous five years ... Member of the 2009 USA Junior National championship team which also finished second in 2008 ... AP Scholar.
Personal: Born Cosima Daria Lenz ... Daughter of Dr. Maria Petrig-Lenz and Dr. Heinz-Josef Lenz ... Sister, Felicitas, is a junior diver for Northwestern ... Finished eighth on the 10-meter platform at the 2011 U.S. Nationals, qualifying for the 2012 Olympic Trials ... Chose Northwestern over UCLA ... Majoring in German with a minor in Global Health Studies.