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University of Miami Athletics

Amy Taintor

position

Combined Events

Class

Freshman

Hometown

Storrs, Conn.

High School

E.O. Smith

Amy Taintor - Track & Field - University of Miami Athletics

2018 Outdoor: Finished 11thoverall in the women’s 100m hurdles with a personal-best time of 14.46 seconds at the Hurricane Invitational, fourth in the 4x400m relay with a time of 3:45.17 and third in the women’s long jump with a mark of 5.96m … Finished seventh in the women’s long jump with a mark of 5.74m at the Power 5 Trailblazer Challenge

2018 Indoor: Was 10th in the high jump at the UAB Blazer Invitational with a mark of 1.64m…Was fourth in the long jump at the Red Raider Open with a mark of 5.76m…Finished third in the pentathlon at the Power 5 Invitational with 3,917 points…Won the pentathlon long jump at the Power 5 Invitational with a season-best mark of 5.88m…Was fourth in the pentathlon 800m at the Power 5 Invitational with a time of 2:18.54…Won Heat 5 of the women’s 4x400m with a time of 3:46.01 and placed 13th overall at the Tiger Paw Invitational…won a bronze medal in the women’s heptathlon at the ACC Indoor Championships with a personal-best total score of 3,967 points…opened the women’s heptathlon with a personal-best time of 8.93 seconds in the 60m hurdles…tied her career-best in the women’s high jump with a winning mark of 1.69m and posted a season-best result of 10.84m in the shot before continuing her career-best day by finishing third in the long jump with a mark of 5.78m and fourth in the 800m with a time of 2:19.39…reached the finals of the women’s long jump, finishing ninth with a mark of 5.87m.

2017 Outdoor: Member of the women’s 4x400m relay team that placed second at the Hurricane Invitational…  Led a trio of Hurricanes in the top three of the women’s long jump with a personal best mark of 6.12m… Member of the women’s 4x400m relay team that finished ninth at the Hurricane Collegiate Invitational… Competed in the 100m HH, high jump, and javelin at the Hurricane Collegiate Invitational… Led the Hurricanes in the women’s long jump, finishing third with a mark of 5.97m at the Florida Relays…Closed out the opening day of the women’s heptathlon in first place with 3,175 points. Opened the day finishing second in the 100m hurdles with a career-best time of 14.70 seconds. Followed with a mark of 1.65m in the high jump and posted a mark of 11.35m in the shot put. Closed the day with a personal-best time of 25.07 seconds in the 200m …Finished second overall in the women’s heptathlon with a personal-best score of 5,182 points that ranks third all-time at Miami. Began the day with a mark of 5.80m in the long jump and posted a throw of 25.10m in the javelin before closing out the heptathlon with a time of 2:19.26 in the 800m at the Hurricane Alumni Invitational… Finished second in the long jump at the Michael Johnson Invitation with a mark of 5.92m…

2017 Indoor: Finished fourth in the women’s 500m with a time of 1:16.92 at the VT Invitational…  Placed fourth, clearing 1.69m in the High Jump. Taintor’s mark was a new personal best… Placed third in the pentathlon with a score of 3,804 points at the McCravy Memorial Invitational… Posted a top 10 finish in the women’s 600m, running a personal-best time of 1:34.23 to place second in Heat 2 and ninth overall at the Meyo Invitational, which moved her into fourth place in school history… Competed in the long jump and the show put at the Meyo Invitational… Finished 10th with a personal-best mark of 5.86m in the long jump and also competed in th high jump and 60m HH at the Tiger Paw Invitational… Member of the women’s 4x400m relay team that placed ninth at the Tiger Paw Invitational with a time of 3.44.05… Placed fourth in the women’s pentathlon with a personal-best score of 3,961 points that ranks third in UM history.  Placed third in the long jump, posting a mark of 5.84m, and an indoor-best throw of 11.41m in the shot put. Opened her day with a time of 9.15 seconds in the 60m hurdles and finished fourth in the high jump with a mark of 1.67m. Wrapped up her career-best pentathlon with a time of 2:18.73 in the 800m at the ACC Championships…

2016 Indoor: Placed eighth in the long jump at the Nittany Lion Challenge with a mark of 5.58m … Competed in the 60m hurdles at the Nittany Lion Challenge … Placed second in the women’s pentathlon at the McCravy Memorial Meet with a score of 3,428 points … Won the pentathlon long jump at McCravy with a mark of 5.53m and placed second in the shot put with a mark of 9.93m and second in the 800m with a time of 2:29.28 … Competed in the 60m Hurdles, 800m and high jump at the Armory Track Invitational … Finished ninth at the ACC Championships with a personal-best pentathlon score of 3,832 points that ranks third in school history … Set personal-bests in the 60m hurdles (9.23), high jump (1.65m) and long jump (5.70m) at the ACC Indoor Championships … Posted an indoor-best mark of 11.19m in the pentathlon shot put at the ACC Indoor Championships … Ran a season-best 2:21.14 in the pentathlon 800m at the ACC Indoor Championships

2016 Outdoor: Turned in a solid effort in the long jump as she posted a runner-up leap of 5.77. at the hurricane Invitational… Opened the day in fifth place with 2,900 points, started off the final day of the heptathlon with a victory in the long jump (5.68m). A personal-best javelin throw of 27.47m kept Taintor’s solid day going and she finished the day with a season-best 800m time of 2:23.60 to place second in the women’s heptathlon with 4,857 points… Finished seventh in the women’s long jump with a personal-best mark of 5.88m at the Tom Jones Memorial Invitational…

2015 Indoor: Made Hurricane debut at Nittany Lion Challenge, competing in the 60m HH, long jump and 4x400m relay … Finished sixth in the women’s pentathlon at the Rod McCravy Memorial Meet with a score of 3,612 points that ranks third in Miami history … Also competed in 60m HH and 4x400m relay at the McCravy Memorial Meet … Competed in the pentathlon at the ACC Championships

2015 Outdoor: Competed in the women’s heptathlon at the Hurricane Alumni Invitational and at the ACC Championships… Season best time of 14.89 in the 100mHH at the ACC Championships… Season best mark of 1.63m in the high jump at the Hurricane Alumni Invite… Also competed in the long jump, shot put, and javelin…

High School: Taintor was the 2013 outdoor state champion in both the long jump and 300m hurdles. Described by her high school coach as an athlete that “possesses immense athletic talent and a formidable work ethic,” she first picked up track and field as a freshman in high school and began solely focusing on her running following her sophomore season. Taintor, who competed at the 2012 Indoor New Balance Nationals, has personal bests of 43.36 in the 300m hurdles and 19′ 0.75” in the long jump.