Taylor Mahlandt
Taylor Mahlandt
Height: 5'2"
Year: 2020
Hometown: Ephrata, Pa.
High School: Ephrata Senior
Position: Distance
Major: Political Science and English

Link to TFFRS.org Career Statistics

Collegiate Career Honors:

  • 2017 NEWMAC Cross Country All-Conference

  • 2018 NEWMAC Track & Field Academic All-Conference 

  • 2018 All-Seven Sisters Second Team 

  • 2x NEWMAC Cross Country Academic All-Conference (2018, 2019)

  • 2017 NEWMAC Cross Country All-Conference (15th place)

  • 2017 All-Seven Sisters First Team (2nd place)

  • 2017 USTFCCCA Cross Country Individual All-Academic Award

  • 2x NEWMAC Track & Field Academic All-Conference (2017, 2018)

Collegiate Personal Records: 

  • Mile (IN) - 5:31.31 : 2018 Lyons Invitational

  • 3000 (IN) - 10:48.47 : 2018 Inaugural Branwen Smith-King Invitational

  • 5000 (IN) - 18:26.05 : 2018 Tufts Cupid Challenge 

  • 1500 (OUT) - 5:06.97 : 2018 Coast Guard Invite

  • 5000 (OUT) - 18:10.28 : 2018 Silfen Invitational

  • 5K (XC) - 19:14.4: 2017 Wellesley Invitational

  • 6K (XC) - 22:21.4: 2017 Purple Valley XC Invite 


Cross Country: Competed in 5 events in her final season...opened the season with a 7th place finish at the Wellesley College invitational (19:57.9)...set a 6k season best at the Bowdoin XC Invitational with a time of 24:02.9...ran a 5k season at the Keene State Invitational with a time of 19:34.6 to help the team to a second place finish...earned NEWMAC Academic All-Conference honors


Cross Country: Competed in 7 events as a junior for the Blue...finished 15th in the Wellesley XC Invitational with a 5k time of 20:34.0...ran a 6k season best to finish 13th in the Seven Sisters Championships (23:57.4)...represented the team at the NCAA DIII New England Region Championships with a time of 24:02.1...earned NEWMAC Academic All-Conference honors


Cross Country: Transfer from Penn State joined the Blue as a sophomore, recording three top-25 finishes including runner-up honors (24:04.2) at the annual Seven Sisters Championship...took 23rd (19:59.7) in her Wellesley debut at the Super XC Shootout at Pineland Farms...earned NEWMAC All-Conference honors and established a 5K PR with a 15th place performance (19:14.4) at the NEWMAC Championships...was Wellesley's top 

Indoor Track & Field: Made four appearances in the indoor season...set three personal records and finished in the top-10 in each event...completed the mile at 5:31.31 at the Lyons Invitational...recorded a time of 10:48.47 with a second place finish in the 3000 at the Inaugural Branwen Smith-King Invitational...clocked in a 18:26.05 time in the 5000 at the Tufts Cupid Challenge.

Outdoor Track & Field: Made six appearances in the outdoor season...recorded two personal bests...two top-two finishes...personal best in 1500 with a time of 5:06.97 at the Coast Guard Academy Invite...personal best in the 5000 at 18:10.28 at the Silfen Invitational.

Before Wellesley: Attended Ephrata High School...graduated in 2016, was a three-sport athlete in Cross Country, Field Hockey, Track & Field...was member of Field Hockey team that won Lancaster Lebanon League Section II Championship...played for Sutter's Brigade Club...competed with Sutter's in finals at National Field Hockey Festival... was member of the Cross Country team and was Team Captain in 2015.

Personal: Daughter of Daniel and Angela Mahlandt...born in Ephrata, Pennsylvania...has two sisters, Megan and Charlotte... is very excited to start at Wellesley as a transfer student this year...loves learning languages and can speak Spanish, Chinese, and is learning French.