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     Zarek Taylor
    Zarek Taylor

    RS Senior

    Elk Grove, Calif.

    High School:


    Club Team/Club Coach:
    Technique Gymnastics/Oleg Aduabullin

    2009: Had a season-best performance on vault against Stanford Mar. 28, scoring a 14.05.

    2008: Competed in one meet during the season...turned in a 15.05 on the vault against Iowa on Jan. 26...was awarded the Edward J. Saleh Scholarship Award for his athletic and academic achievements.

    2007: Did not compete in a meet for the Flames.

    2006: Competed in one meet for the Flames.

    2005: Competed in one meet during the season before injury ended his rookie year...debuted at the Windy City Invitational on high bar.

    Prep/Personal: Competed four years for Technique Gymnastics...previously competed three years for Byers Gymnastics, the same club that produced UIC All-American Neil Faustino...national qualifier in 2003 and 2004...2004 state silver medallist on vault...2002 State Class III All-Around Champion...born Jan. 16, 1986...son of Zachary and Jo Taylor...majoring in finance.

    Career Bests

    Still Rings 12.750 01-26-08 vs. Iowa
    Vault 15.050 01-26-08 vs. Iowa