Taunysha Bailey
Taunysha Bailey
Year: R-Jr.
Hometown: Herndon, Va.
High School: Westfield HS
Events: Hurdles

PERSONAL BESTS
200-meter run: 28.20
400-meter run: 1:02.11
400-meter hurdles: 1:07.30

2017: OUTDOOR

  • Set a personal record in the 400-meter hurdles at the William Walton Invitational with a time of 1:07.30.
  • Placed sixth at the VCU Rams Invitational in the 400-meter hurdles.
  • Placed eighth at the Fred Hardy Invitational in the 400-meter hurdles.

2017: INDOOR

  • Set a personal record in the indoor 400-meter run with a time of 1:02.11 at the CNU Holiday Open.
  • Cruised to a new personal best in the 500-meter run at the Darius Dixon Memorial Invitational with a time of 1:24.51.

2016: OUTDOOR

  • Set a personal record in the 400-meter run hurdles at the Fred Hardy Invitational with a time of 1:10.52.

2016: INDOOR 

  • Placed sixth in the 400-meter relay at the Hampton University Indoor Invitational.
  • Ran a 44.85 in the 300-meter run to place ninth at the Hampton University Indoor Invitational.

2015: INDOOR

  • Placed second in the 400-meter relay at the Liberty Open.
  • Placed seventh in the 400-meter relay at the Patriot Games.
  • Secured a fifth-place finish in the 400-meter relay at the Father Diamond Invitational.

PRIOR TO VCU

  • 2013 Indoor MVP
  • 2014 Indoor/Outdoor MVP
  • Earned All-State honors in the 400m (placing 8th), 4x100m relay (placing 4th), and 4x200m relay (placing 4th)
  • Recorded a personal record of 57.60 in the 400m and 25.46 in the 200m
  • Also cheered at Westfield

PERSONAL

  • Daughter of Howard an Marijia Bailey
  • Born: September 8, 1996
  • Siblings: Howard III and Akayla Bailey
  • Father played football at the University of Toledo