SAN DIEGO STATE 2014-15
Was named to the all-Mountain West team in the 50 freestyle along with the 200 and 400 freestyle relays … Placed fourth in the 50 freestyle at the conference met with a season-best time of 22.81, a mark that ranks as the fourth-fastest in program history … A member of the winning 200 free relay at that meet … The relay time of 1:28.72 was the second-best in school history … Part of the 400 free relay quartet that placed third with a time of 3:18.43, third-fastest ever for the Aztecs … Went on to earn honorable mention All-America honors as a member of SDSU’s 200 free relay squad at the NCAA Championships that competed in the B final placing eighth … Member of the SDSU 200 free relay team that set an Aztec Aquaplex record with a mark of 1:33.08 in the meet vs. Hawai’i on Oct. 24 … Was also on the 400 free relay squad that turned in the seventh-fastest time ever for the Aquaplex (3:27.76) at the meet vs. Pacific on Jan. 24 … Had a personal season best in the 100 freestyle at that meet as well (51.20) … Member of the Mountain West All-Academic team.
SAN DIEGO STATE 2013-14
Recorded the 10th-fastest time ever for an Aztec in the 50 freestyle with a mark of 23.40 at the Mountain West Championships on Feb. 20 ... Was a member of the 200 freestyle relay team that turned in the fifth-best time in program history (1:32.17) at the Arena Invitational on Nov. 21 ... Was on the 200 medley relay squad that had the eighth-best time ever for the Aztecs (1:41.99), also at the Arena Invitational (Nov. 22) ... Top individual event finishes during the season included three third-place results, all in the 50 freestyle ... A member of the 2014 Mountain West All-Academic Team.
SAN DIEGO STATE 2012-13
Turned in the ninth-fastest time in program history in the 500 freestyle with a mark of 23.47 during time trials at the 2013 Mountain West Championships ... Also had her season-best time of 52.36 in the 100 freestyle at that competition ... Was named a Mountain West Scholar-Athlete and was a member of the Mountain West All-Academic Team.
A four-year varsity swimmer at Fountain Valley High School ... Was coached there by Mike Nichols ... Name Most Improved and team MVP as a senior ... Set team record as a member of the 200 free relay squad ... Member of the 200 free relay team that won at the CIF Masters meet ... At the 2012 CIF Division 1 championship meet, captured eight in the 50 freestyle (23.76) and ninth in the 100 freestyle (52.09) ... Swam the anchor leg on a pair of relays ... Was on the third-place 200 freestyle relay team 91:37.71) ... her 400 free relay squad finished seventh in 3:33.79 ... As a junior, captured fifth in the 50 free (23.84) at the 2011 CIF Championship and was 11th in the 100 free (52.58) ... Both of those marks were just off her personal bests of 23.71 and 52.42 respectively ... She was also on the 200 free relay team that finished third at the CIF meet ... Also played soccer whole at FVHS ... Honor roll student.
Swam for the Golden West Swim Club where she was coached by former National Team and Olympic head coach Mark Schubert ... Competed at the Junior National in Orlando, Fla., in 2011.
Taylor Marie Johnson was born July 13, 1994, in Long Beach, Calif. ... Daughter of James and Rhonda Hornack ... Was recruited out of high school by Oregon State, Bowling Green, Florida Gulf Coast and Georgia Southern ... A kinesiology major at San Diego State.