Honors & Awards
- Summer Sectional Champion (2016)
- Summer Futures Relay Champion (2016)
- NCSA Qualifier (2018)
Taylor Acheson was ranked as one of the top swimmers in the state of Kansas while swimming for the Kansas City Blazers in 2018. She is expected to add talent and depth for the Huskers while making the transition to collegiate swimming as a freshman at Nebraska in 2018-19. The versatile swimmer has produced solid times in the sprint freestyle events, while also swimming solid strokes in the back, breast and butterfly.
Acheson came to Nebraska after a win at the 2016 Summer Sectional meet. Acheson did not compete for her high school team, but swam for Coach Gardner Howland with the Kansas City Blazers. Acheson qualified for the Junior Nationals, Futures and NCSAs. In 2016, Acheson was a member of a winning relay team at Summer Futures.
The daughter of Nicole and Dean Acheson, Taylor was born April 5, 2000, in Overland Park, Kan. She has two younger sisters, Ashlyn and Amanda. Taylor is majoring in business administration at Nebraska. She chose Nebraska over Minnesota, Florida and Florida State.