Tayler Whittler
Tayler  Whittler

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
University Park, Ill.

High School:
Crete-Monee

Event:
Sprints

07/28/2016

BIG EAST Announces 2015-16 All-Academic Team

159 DePaul student-athletes earn league academic recognition

07/28/2016

BIG EAST Announces 2015-16 All-Academic Team

159 DePaul student-athletes earn league academic recognition

07/28/2016

BIG EAST Announces 2015-16 All-Academic Team

159 DePaul student-athletes earn league academic recognition

07/28/2016

BIG EAST Announces 2015-16 All-Academic Team

159 DePaul student-athletes earn league academic recognition

06/08/2016

Blue Demons Celebrate Successful 2015-16 Season

DePaul Athletics Banquet commemorates history-making accomplishments and academic honors

02/25/2016

BIG EAST Championships Preview

Interviews with DePaul track and field teams before they head to the BIG EAST Track & Field Championships presented by the Jeep Brand.

2015-16 (Senior)
Indoor: Competed in seven meets… Set a program record of 7.52 in the 60m dash at the Blue and Gold Invitational (12/4) for a second place finish… Won the 60m dash at the GVSU Eubanks Open (1/15) with a time of 7.57m… Tied the program best of 7.52 at the Notre Dame Invitational (1/23) for a second place finish… BIG EAST Champion in the 60m dash tying the program record of 7.52… Finished second in the 200m dash at the Notre Dame Invitational (1/23) with a time of 24.29… BIG EAST Champion in the 200m dash with a new program record of 24.11… Set a career best in the 300m dash at the Hoosier Open (12/11) with a time of 40.20...A member of the 4x400m relay team that finished third at the Blue & Gold Invitational (12/4) with a time of 3:56.54.

Outdoor: Ran in eight meets… Won the 100m dash and the 200m dash at the DePaul Invitational (4/16) with times of 12.02 and 24.70, respectively… Won the 100m dash at the Illinois Open (5/4) with a program best time (wind-aided) of 11.60… BIG EAST Champion in the 100m dash with a program record of 11.68… Ran in the preliminaries of the 100m dash at the NCAA West Preliminary (5/27) with a time of 11.64 (wind-aided)… Won the 200m dash in consecutive weeks at the 49er Classic (3/19) and Black & Gold Invitational (3/25) with times of 23.57 (wind-aided) and 23.87, respectively… Won the 200m dash at the ISU Pacesetter Invite (4/23) with a run of 24.21… BIG EAST Champion in the 200m dash with a time of 24.05… Ran in the preliminaries of the 200m dash at the NCAA West Preliminary (5/28) set a DePaul Record of 23.79… Set a career best in the 400m dash at the Black & Gold Invitational (3/26) with a time of 56.58... A member of the 4x100m relay team that won the event at the DePaul Invitational (4/16) with a time of 46.41, as well as at the ISU Pacesetter Invite (4/23) with a mark of 46.14… A member of the 4x100m relay team that finished second at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championship (5/14) with a time of 46.44.


2014-15 (Junior)
Indoor: Ran a 7.83 at the Notre Dame Invitational (1/24) in the 60m dash for 16th in her lone race of the season.

Outdoor: Competed in seven meets ... Runner-up in the 100m dash at the Illinois Twilight (4/18) with a time of 12.03 and earned fourth in the 200m at 24.79 ... Placed fourth at the Pacesetter Sports Invitational (5/2) with a wind-aided time of 11.88 in the 100m dash ... Earned silver at the BIG EAST Championship (5/9) in the 100m dash with a time of 12.04 in the final and posted a PR in the 200m at 24.68.

2013-14 (Sophomore)
Indoor: Completed 22 races on the season and never finished lower than 10th ... Claimed first at the Blue & Gold Invitational (12/6) with a 60m time of 7.62 and 200m time of 24.63 ... Earned 60m second places at the Illini Open (1/11), Mike Lints Open (1/17) and Wisconsin Elite Invitational (1/25) ... Took second at the Meyo Invitational (2/8) with a time of 24.50 in the 200m ... Claimed two 4x400 runner-ups at the Illini Open and the Wisconsin Elite Invitational ... Set a school record at the BIG EAST Championships (2/22) in the 60m at 7.55, good for third and produced a PR performance in the 200m event for fourth place at 24.35.

Outdoor: Part of the BIG EAST champion 4x100 relay team (46.27) ... Finished fourth at the 49er Classic (3/22) in the 200m at 24.87 ... Was the runner-up at the Sun Angel Classic (4/12) in the 200m with a time of 24.70 ... Placed third in the 100m and 200m at the BIG EAST Championships with times of 11.74 and 24.27.

2012-13 (Freshman)
Indoor: Finished eighth or better in eight meets between the 60m and 200m ... Finished as the runner-up at the Blue & Gold Invitational (12/7) in the 200m with a time of 25.14 ... Part of the 4x400 relay team that won the Badger Classic (1/12) at 3:56.73 ... Set a new DePaul school record in the 60m at the BIG EAST Championships (2/16) with a time of 7.65.

Outdoor: Helped break DePaul school records in the 4x100 (BIG EAST Championships, 46.44), 4x400 (BIG EAST Championships, 3:44.47) and the 1600m sprint medley (Drake Relays, 3:52.81) ... Won three events on the season ... Won the Bill Cornell Spring Classic (3/30) 200m with a time of 24.52 ... Swept the Chicagoland Championships (4/6) short-distance sprints with times of 11.71 in the 100m and 25.67 in the 200m.

High School:
Finished seventh in the 200-meter dash at the 2012 Class 3A State Track Meet with a time of 24.8... finished eighth in the 100-meter dash at the 2012 Class 3A State Track Meet with a time of 12.0... conference champion three times and sectional champion once... competed in track and field along with girls basketball for the Warriors... High Honor Roll all four years of high school.

Personal: Daughter of Terrence and Yvette Whittler... has three brothers, Terrance, Tyler, Timothy... plans to major in Health Science.

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