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University of Miami Athletics

Taneisha Cordell

position

Middle Distance

Class

Freshman

Hometown

Columbus, Ohio

High School

New Albany

2015 INDOOR All-AMERICAN, SECOND TEAM (4x400m)
2015 OUTDOOR ALL-AMERICAN, FIRST TEAM (4x400m)
2015 ALL-ACC SECOND TEAM, OUTDOOR (800m)

2015 Outdoor: Earned First Team All-America honors after helping the women’s 4x400m relay place fifth at the NCAA Championships with a time of 3:33.90 … Helped Hurricanes earn a bronze medal in the 4x400m relay at the ACC Outdoor Championships with a time of 3.33.00 … Finished fifth in the 800m at the ACC Outdoor Championships with a season-best time of 2:04.65 … Competed in the 800m and the 4x400m at the NCAA East Preliminary.

2015 Indoor: Won the 600m with a time of 1:31.47 at the Nittany Lion Challenge … Helped win the women’s 4x400m relay at the Nittany Lion Challenge, setting a new meet record with a time of 3:35.93 … Competed in the 800m at the McCravy Memorial Meet … Part of women’s 4x400m relay that placed fourth at the McCravy Memorial Meet with a time of 3:34.88 — fourth-fastest in the country at the time … Placed third in the 800m at the VT Elite Meet with a personal-best time of 2:09.11 that ranks fifth in UM history … Placed 10th in the women’s 800m invitational at the Tyson Invitational with a time of 2:12.05 … Ran a personal-best time of 2:08.50 in the women’s 800m preliminaries at the ACC Championships … Placed eighth in the women’s 800m final at the ACC Championships with a time of 2:16.14 … Represented Miami in the 4x400m relay at the NCAA Championships

2014 OUTDOOR All-AMERICA, HONORABLE MENTION (4x400m)
2014 ACC INDOOR CHAMPION, 4x400m
2014 All-ACC, INDOOR (4x400m)


2014 Outdoor: 
Combined to run a 3:40.96 and finished first at the Hurricane Invitational in the 4×400 relay … Member of the first place 4x400m relay with a combined time of 3:38.45 at the Miami Invitational … Placed fourth in the 400m with a personal best time of 54.88 seconds … Helped SMR team with a time of 3:47.21 placing fourth at Florida Relays that ranks second in school history … Contributed to women’s 4x400m relay that placed 10th finished with a time of 3:37.00 at Florida Relays … Contributed to women’s 4x400m relay that placed 10th finished with a time of 3:37.00 at Florida Relays … Placed second in her 800m preliminary heat with a time of 2:06.15 at the ACC Championships … Memeber of the third place 4x400m relay finishing with a time of 3:35.90 at the ACC Championships … Finished second in the 800m with a time of 2:06.87 at the LSU Invitational … Member of the second place 4x400m relay team finishing in a time of 3:36.66 at the LSU Invitational … Placed second in the 800m with a time of 2:05.72 at the  Georgia Tech … That time ranks fifth in school history … Member of the sixth place 4x400m relay finishing in a time of 3:34.24 at the Division I East Preliminary Round … Part of the quartet that ran the 4x400m relay in 3:38.02 at the NCAA Outdoor Championships.

2014 Indoor:  Placed third in the 800m at Nittany Lion Challenge with a time of 2:09.80 … Member of first place 4x400m relay at Nittany Lion Challenge … Posted a personal-best time of 1:22.67 in the 600yd at the McCravy Memorial Meet, winning the event and setting a new school record … part of the 4X400 meter relay team that placed third at at the McCravy Memorial Meet, running the fourth-best time in the NCAA this year … Placed third in the 4x400m relay at the Don Kirby Elite Invitational with a time of 3:36.94 … Set a meet and school record as a member of the women’s 4000m Distance Medley Relay at the Don Kirby Elite Invitational with a combined time of 11:40.29 … Member of the first place 4x400m relay team at the ACC Indoor Championships.

2013 Outdoor: Ran personal-best 2:06.89 in 800m run at ACC Outdoor Track & Field Championships … Member of 4×4 relay team that finished third in ACC Outdoor Track & Field Championship with time of 3:39.81 … Member of 4×4 relay team that finished first at Georgia Tech Invitational with time of 3:39.58 … Member of 4×4 relay team that won at Miami Hurricane Invitational with time of 3:40.85 … Recorded second place finish in women’s 800m run with time of 2:07.97… Finished second in 400m dash at Miami Invitational with time of 56.46 seconds … Member of women’s 1600 sprint medley relay team that finished third at Florida Relays with time of 3:50.17.

2013 IndoorRecorded seven top-five finishes on season, including win in women’s 600m run at New Mexico Classic with personal-best time of 1:31.61 … Recorded personal best 56.30 in women’s 400m at Virginia Tech Elite … Member of 4×4 relay team that placed third at Virginia Tech Elite with time of 3:43.38 … Member of 4×4 relay team finished second at Kentucky Track & Field Invitational with time of 3:44.13 … Shattered meet record in women’s 600m at the New Mexico Classic (1:31.61).

2012 Outdoor: At the Jim Click Shoot Out, ran a personal best time of 57.33 in the 400 meters … Had season-best time in the 800 meters at the Florida Relays with a time of 2:12.16

2012 Indoor: The team’s best finisher in the 800 meters with a season-best of 2:11.59 during her fourth-place finish at the Virginia Tech Elite Meet … placed fourth in the 800 meters at the Birmingham Invitational finishing in 2:18.15 and also ran a leg on the 4×400-meter relay that finished in 3:49.57

High School: Earned All-State honors from 2008-2011 with Reynoldsburg High School (’08-’09) and New Albany High School (’10-’11 )… Placed first in five different events during her sophomore year … Placed first at the OHSAA State track meet in the 800m with a personal best time of 2:07.35 during her senior year … Named 2010 Columbus Dispatch Track Athlete of the Year … Member of 2009 Reynoldsburg Girls Track Team that was named This Week’s Newspapers #3 Most Dominant Team of the past 21 years.

Personal: Majoring in Communications … Daughter of Tiffany Cordell … Has two siblings, James and Myklah … Lists greatest sports thrill as winning 2011 State meet in the 800m and breaking state record.