Senior Jordan Carlson barely misses a Nationals trip by .01 seconds, despite the 11th-best time.
Twelve athletes from each event in the West Region will advance on to Iowa for the semis and finals.
Nine of the 30 Huskies heading for Austin will be making their NCAA Prelim debuts.
Both Washington track teams place in the top half of the conference standings.
ROOT Sports will air a two-hour tape delayed broadcast of the meet this Thursday, May 17, at 1:30 p.m.
2012: Concluded an excellent career by scoring again at the Pac-12 Championships in the hammer throw and making the final of the NCAA West Prelims ... final meet came at the NCAA West Prelims in Austin, Texas, where he fell just a few spots short of advancing to the final site, placing 15th in the hammer with a throw of 198-feet, 1-inch ... took fifth at the Pac-12 Championships for the second straight season, throwing 193-8 ... also 10th in the Pac-12 discus with a best of 156-6 ... extended his career-best in the hammer at the UW-WSU Dual, which he won with a top toss of 204-feet, 2-inches, cementing his spot at No. 7 on the UW top-10 list ... threw discus PR of 157-9 against the Cougars, finishing fourth ... strong hammer throw of 197-5 at the Pepsi Team Invitational to take second ... indoors, set a PR on his very final attempt in the weight throw, going 62-7 ¾ at the MPSF Championships to finish as the conference runner-up ... that toss moved him up to fourth in Husky history in the weight throw ... also second at the UW Invitational in the weight with a mark of 61-2 ¾.
2011: The top hammer thrower on the squad, he once again finished in the top-20 at the NCAA West Preliminary Championships and scored at the Pac-10 Championships ... at Pac-10s, extended his personal-best out to 201-feet, 6-inches to place fifth in the hammer throw ... that mark ranks seventh in school history ... at NCAA prelims, he finished 17th overall with a toss of 197-4 ... won the hammer throw at the UW-WSU dual with a mark of 196-6 ... went over 200-feet at the Mt. SAC Relays, placing 11th in the invite section at 201-2 ... second in the hammer at the Pepsi Team Invite, tossing 195-6 ... also threw the discus three times, with a best of 154-9 to take fifth at the dual versus WSU ... finished seventh at the Canadian National Championships with a best hammer toss of 194-0 ... did not compete during the indoor season.
2010: Continued to climb up UW's Top-10 list in the hammer throw, becoming the ninth Husky to throw over 200-feet when he went 201-0 at the NCAA Championship West Prelims ... that throw placed him 13th in the West, just one spot short of a trip to Eugene for the NCAA finals, but he entered the meet seeded just 27th ... now has moved up to seventh on the hammer Top-10 list ... opened his outdoor season with a PR in the hammer at the Texas Relays, throwing 197-10 to place 10th ... extended his career-best to 198-1 at the UW-WSU dual meet, taking second to teammate Zack Midles ... fifth at the Pepsi Team Invite in the hammer with a toss of 191-6 ... also set a new best in the discus, throwing 149-9 at the dual meet in Pullman ... indoors, scored for UW at the MPSF Championships, taking eighth in the weight throw with yet another PR, measuring 60-feet, 2-inches ... threw 58-3 at the Husky Classic in the weight, taking eighth.
2009: Qualified for West Regionals in his first season, and cracked UW's all-time Top-10 in both the hammer and weight throws ... earned a trip to Regionals in the hammer, placing 22nd with a throw of 187-feet, 2-inches ... finished 10th in the hammer at Pac-10's, going 191-5, his second-best mark of the year ... threw a new PR at the UW-WSU dual, tossing the hammer 195-4 to place third and rank 10th in school history ... captured the Canadian Junior National Championship in the hammer in mid-June ... took third in the hammer at the Jim Click Shootout with a mark of 184-11 ... indoors, surpassed 18 meters in the weight throw on three occasions, with a PR of 59-feet, 6.75-inches coming at the MPSF Championships where he placed ninth ... weight PR ranked 8th on UW's Top-10 lists.
High School and Personal: Born in Vancouver, B.C. ... parents are Jennifer and Peter Taylor ... has one older sister, Sarah ... one of the top junior throwers in Canada ... competed at the Canadian Youth Nationals from 2005-07, winning the discus in 2005 and 2007 and the hammer in 2007; also took second in the hammer and discus in 2006 ... qualified for the World Youth Games in Ostrava, Czech Republic in 2007, placing 21st in the hammer throw ... won the hammer throw at the Canadian Junior Nationals in 2007 and 2008, and was top-three in the discus both years ... named track team's Most Valuable Athlete every year of prep career ... won the provincial hammer and discus throws as both a junior and senior ... senior year led team to provincial title and swept the league, district, and provincial titles in the hammer and discus ... also played three years of basketball and two in football ... made honor roll during senior year.
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