Annika Taylor
Annika Taylor
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Truckee, Calif.
Position: Nordic • Co-Captain
Major: Chemistry
Team: Auburn Ski Club

The daughter of Peter and Betsy Taylor ... born 6-4-93 in Truckee, Calif. 



Inducted into National College Athletic Honor Society, Chi Sigma Alpha 

Colby Carnival5K Classic10K Freestyle

UNH Carnival5K Classic15K FS MS

UVM CarnivalClassic Sprint5K Freestyle

Dartmouth Carnival15K Classic
5K Freestyle 
 8th (33pts)
10th (76pts)
Williams Carnival5K Classic3x5 FS Relay 
 12th (28pts)
Middlebury Carnival (EISAs)5K Classic 15K FS MS
 21st (20pts)12th (30pts)


Selected to represent Great Britain in U23 World Championships

Named women’s Nordic team MVP … competed at NCAA Championships, hosted by Middlebury ... sole Wildcat named to EISA All-East First Team … earned East’s No. 4 overall rank … garnered EISA Female Nordic Skier of Week award Jan. 30 after racing to first career victory in Colby Carnival (15K free) on Jan. 26; also finished second in 5K classic at Colby, which helped propel Wildcats to team victories in both races … tallied five Top-10s during carnival season … earned points in 10 of 12 races during carnival season ... paced UNH with 22nd-place finish in 5K classic at NCAAs … named to NSCA All-Academic Team … nominated to NENSA Elite Team

UVM Carnival10K Classic5K Freestyle
 9th (31 pts) 11th (29 pts) 
SLU Carnival3K Prologue15K Freestyle
 5th (39 pts) 3rd (44 pts) 
Colby Carnival5K Classic15K Freestyle
 2nd (47 pts) 1st (50 pts) 
Dartmouth Carnival5K Classic3x5K Free Relay
 7th (35 pts) 3rd (96 pts) 
Middlebury Carnival5K Classic15K Free MS
 11th (30 pts) 20th  
Bates Carnival (EISAs)5K Classic 10K Free MS
 19th (26 pts)DNF

Competed for West at USSA Cross Country Junior Championships ... named to National Ski Coach Association All-Academic Team ... placed 22nd in 15K classic and tied for 30th in 5K free at EISAs, hosted by Middlebury ... claimed 21st place to score 48 points (points doubled) in 10K classic at Williams Carnival ... took 16th place in 5K free to score 28 points and added 30th place in 15K classic at Dartmouth Carnival ... finished in 16th place to collect 28 points in 5K free at Dartmouth Carnival ... earned 26 points by finishing 17th in 10K free and placed 20th in 5K classic at UVM Carnival ... finished 11th in classic sprints to earn 31 points at UNH Carnival... placed 12th in 10K classic and 22nd in 5K free at Bates Carnival

Before UNH
Captured three California Nevada Interscholastic Ski and Snowboard Federation (CNISSF) state championships (2008, '10-11) ... tabbed a CNISSF league champion three years in a row from 2009-11 ... member of California's Auburn Ski Club and the Far West Ski Education Association ... competed in the Junior Olympics in both 2009 and 2010, taking fifth place in the 5K classic in '09 and securing ninth place in the 10K classic and classic sprint in '10

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