|Full name||Carol Ann Rodríguez Taylor|
December 26, 1985 |
|Occupation||radio personality on Dash Radio.|
|Height||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|Weight||65 kg (143 lb)|
|Updated on 4 January 2015.|
Carol Ann Rodríguez Taylor (born 26 December 1985 in Pomona, California) is a Puerto Rican sprinter. Her mother was an African American from New Orleans, and her father grew up in Yauco, Puerto Rico.
She has 22.23 seconds in the 200 meters, achieved in May 2006 in Provo; 51.39 seconds in the 400 meters, achieved in June 2008 in Des Moines; 11.28 seconds in the 100 meters, achieved in May 2009 in New York City; and 7.56 seconds in the 60 metres, achieved in January 2006 in Pullman.
Rodríguez grew up in Southern California, attending Western High School in Anaheim, California for her first three years. At the 2003 CIF California State Meet, she finished third in the 100 metres behind Allyson Felix and Shalonda Solomon as a junior, but did not make it back to the meet her senior year after she transferred to Long Beach Wilson High School.
She next went to the University of Southern California majoring in sociology. At the 2006 NCAA Women's Outdoor Track and Field Championships she finished third in the 100m, fourth in the 200m and anchored USC's third place 4x100 metres relay team. The relay team repeated their third-place finish in 2007, while Rodriguez finished fourth in the 100m. She holds the USC school record in the 200m (surpassing World Champion Inger Miller) and 400m.
|100 m||11.28 s (wind: +1.3 m/s)||New York, New York||30 May 2009|
|200 m||22.23 s (wind: +1.8 m/s)||Provo, Utah||26 May 2006|
|400 m||51.39 s||Los Angeles, California||3 May 2008|
|60 m||7.44 s||Pullman, Washington||27 Jan 2007|
|200 m||22.77 s||Fayetteville, Arkansas||10 Mar 2006|
|400 m||54.14 s||College Station, Texas||11 Feb 2012|
1: Did not start in the final.
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-03-30. Retrieved 2012-05-14.
- Carol Rodríguez profile at IAAF