Freestyle/Individual Medley
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Overland Park, Kan.
High School: Blue Valley West
Club: Kansas City Blazers
Major: Business Administration


Honors & Awards

  • Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2018)
  • Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2019)
  • Summer Sectional Champion (2016)
  • Summer Futures Relay Champion (2016)
  • NCSA Qualifier (2018)

2018-19 (Outlook)
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 earned a spot on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in the fall of 2018. She was also a member of the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team in 2019. She chose Nebraska over Minnesota, Florida and Florida State.

Career-Best Times

Event Time Meet (Date)
200 Free 1:50.81 Hawkeye Invite (2018)
200 Fly 2:03.21 Hawkeye Invite (2018)
400 IM 4:23.37 Hawkeye Invite(2018)
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