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Taron Slone
Taron Slone
Year: Jr. (R)
Hometown: Columbus, Ohio
High School: Bishop Ready
Position: Sprints

2015-16: Outdoor:  An Academic All-Mid-American Conference honoree...garnered second-team all-league honors as member of second place 4x100 relay squad at the MAC Championships (May 14), while also placing eighth and ninth, respectively, in the 200 meters (21.82) and 100 meters (10.87)...posted five top-10 efforts in the 200 meters, including winning at the All-Ohio Championships (April 9)...recorded season-best time in the 200 meters (21.52) at the LSU Alumni Invitational (April 23)...finished sixth in a season-best time of 10.61 in the 100 meters at the Campbell/Wright Invitational (May 7)...member of winning 4x400 relay at the Northeast Ohio Quad (April 16)...Indoor: Captured a pair of title at the Mid-American Conference Championships as a member of winning 4x400 and distance medley relay squads, while also placing ninth in the 60 meters in a season-best time of 6.92...Zips’ winning distance medley relay team at MAC Championships registered the second-fastest time (9:45.38) in program history, while the 4x400 relay set a new league- (over-sized track) and school- standard crossing the line in 3:07.58...turned in a trio of top-10 efforts in the 60 meters, including posting a season-best time of 6.92 in the preliminaries of the Akron Invitational (Feb. 5)...registered fastest time of the season in the 200 meters to win at the Penn State National (Jan. 30) in 21.73...finished seventh in the 400 meters at the Zips Invitational (Feb. 19) in 49.49...earned first-team Academic All-MAC honors...named a MAC Distinguished Scholar recipient in addition to earning first-team Academic All-MAC honors.

2014-15: Indoor: Placed sixth in the 200 meters at the Mid-American Conference Championship (Feb. 28) in a time of 22.46…ran a season-best 21.46 in the 200 meters at the Zips Invitational (Feb 20) for a second-place finish...recorded a season-low time of 6.98 in the 60 meters at the Akron Invitational (Feb 7)…finished fifth in the 60 meters at the Akron Pole Vault Convention (Jan. 9) and Kent State Dual (Jan. 16) in 6.99 and 7.05, respectively...Outdoor: Recorded four top-five efforts in the 200 meters, including finishing second at All-Ohio Championship (April 11) and Campbell/Wright Invitational (May 9) in 22.05 and a career-best time of 21.42...posted four top-10 performances in 100 meters...registered career-best time in 100 meters, 10.62, en route to finishing fourth at Campbell/Wright Invitational (May 9)...member of third-place 4x200 relay squad at Raleigh Relays (March 27) which crossed the line in 1:27.23.