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SMWC Track & Field Signs North Vermillion's Zyaan Taylor

SMWC Track & Field Signs North Vermillion's Zyaan Taylor

CAYUGA, Ind. - Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College men's track & field head coach Zach Whitkanack announced the addition of Zyaan Taylor to the 2019-20 incoming recruiting class. Taylor signed his National Letter-of-Intent to run track and field for The Woods.

Bio | Zyaan Taylor

Hometown | Cayuga, Indiana

Prep | North Vermillion High School

Sport(s) | Track & Field

Quote | Zyaan Taylor

On signing his National Letter-of-Intent to run Track & Field at SMWC...

 "I'm grateful for the opportunity at SMWC. I'm excited to work with the coaches. I look forward to pursuing a degree in Business Marketing. I want to thank my parents and my family for all the support at my athletic events over the years. I appreciate all my teachers, coaches and teammates over the years that continued to encourage and push me along the way."

Quote | Coach Zach Whitkanack

On the Taylor commitment...

 "I am excited to announce the signing of Zyaan Taylor. Zyaan is very talented and I look for him to be very competitive at the collegiate level. The new track & field team will be relying on his points in [the] high jump. I look forward to seeing with Zyaan can accomplish with the direction of Coach Gillaspy."


Plans to major in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing

Will Graduate from North Vermillion, May 2019


WRC High Jump Champion | Track and Field

Sectional High Jump Champion | Track and Field

WRC 4x100 Champ | 2015-16

4-Time Sectional Champion | Basketball

Banks of Wabash Champions | Basketball

Most Assists | 2015-2019

Player of the Game | Basketball

Battle of the Border All-Star Selection | Basketball

3-Year Varsity | Football

Player of the Game | Football


Son of Sadie and Derek Paige

Brother to Ty Paige

Article Written by Timothy Foster (Graduate Assistant for Sports Information)

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