Saint Basil Academy’s Tia Taylor qualifies for the finals of the Colgate Women’s Games in the 55 meter-hurdles

The 46th annual Colgate Women’s Games held its semi-finals earlier this month in New York. 230 top point-scorers in divisions from elementary school-through-college-and-beyond, earned their way to the finals of the nation’s largest track series for girls.

Among those advancing is Tia Taylor of St. Basil Academy in Jenkintown. She won the 55 meter-hurdles in the high school division with an 8.36.

The semi-finals featured Olympic hopefuls in every age division continuing to set or retain nationally leading scores and achieve personal records as they prepare to compete on February 1st at the Armory Track in New York City for trophies and educational grants-in-aid from Colgate Palmolive Company. The Colgate Women’s Games boast 26 Olympic alumnae, Hall of Fame athletes, hundreds of Junior Olympians, age-division national champions, and countless changed lives.