Taylor Quaye
Taylor Quaye
  • Height:
    5'4"
  • Year:
    2024
  • Hometown:
    Los Angeles, Calif.
  • High School:
    Redondo Union
  • Position:
    Sprints
  • Major:
    Philosophy
  • Pronunciation:
    TAY-lor KWAY

Bio

 

Link to TFFRS.org Career Statistics

 Collegiate Career Honors:
  • 2023 CSC Academic All-District
  • 2023 NEWMAC Women's Track & Field Academic All-Conference Team
2023-24:
Indoor Track & Field:
  • Opened the season with a seventh place finish in the 200m at the Mary Grinaker Invitational (28.45)
  • Runner-up in the 200m at the Gordon Kelly Invitational (27.49)
  • Set a personal-best time in the 60m at the Gordon Kelly Invitational (8.40)
  • Part of program record 4x200m Relay team at New England DIII Championships (1:48.64)
2022-23:
Outdoor Track & Field:
  • Placed 12th in the 100m (13.46) and part of third place 4x100m relay team at the Coast Guard Invitational (51.01)
  • Finished 17th in the 100m (13.34) and 20th in the 200m at the Silfen Invitational (27.70)
  • Earned second in the 100m dash (13.29), fourth in the 200m (27.55), and part of the winning 4x100m relay team at the Wellesley Tri-Match (51.43)
  • 14th in the 100m (12.97), 19th in the 200m (27.48), and part of the seventh place 4x100m relay team at the NEWMAC Championship (50.35)
Indoor Track & Field:
  • Opened season with a fifth place finish in the 200m at the Mary Grinaker Invitational (28.98)
  • Personal best in the 60m at the Branwen Smith-King Invitational (8.41), also part of then program record 4x200m team (1:50.10)
  • Third in 200m dash at the Gordon Kelly Invitational (28.02)
2021-22:
Outdoor Track & Field: 
  • Finished first in the 4x100m with a time of 51.74 and third in the 200m with a time of 28.28 at the Wellesley Invitational 
  • Had five top-five finishes and made two personal bests in the 200m and 100m 
Indoor Track & Field: 
  • Finished fourth in the 4x200m with a time of 1:55.67 at the Tufts Branwen Smith-King Invitational
  • Made two personal bests in the 60m and 200m in collegiate debut at the Smith Winter Classic
2020-21:
Track & Field: 
  • Did not participate due to Covid-19 Pandemic

Before Wellesley:
  • Attended Redondo Union High School, and graduated in 2020
  • Was a track and field athlete
  • Helped guide the Redondo Union team to a Bay League Championships as a junior in 2019
  • Earned a varsity letter in 2019
  • Was frosh/soph MVP in 2017
  • Made it to CIF prelims in 2019
Personal:
  • Daughter of Sheila Singleton and Nii Ayikwei Quaye
  • Has one younger brother, Julian
  • Father, Nii Ayikwei, participated in track & field and played soccer for Ottowa University
  • Born in Bethesda, Md.
  • Loves hippos, frogs, and hedgehogs
Why Wellesley:
  • Chose to attend Wellesley because of their emphasis on community