Mercyhurst Prep senior Taylor Pletz verbally committed to Duquesne University to continue her educational and cross country & track career.
She is a four-year member of both teams and served as Captain of both during her junior and senior years. Pletz medaled in the State competition in cross country in 2014 and was a State qualifier all four years.
She was a Region Runner of the Year in 10th and 12th grade and was named 1st Team All-Region all four years in cross country. Pletz was a State qualifier in the 4×8 relay her freshman year and a District 10 champion in the 4×8 relay junior year.
Pletz is a peer leader, a member of National Honor Society, a four-year member of Student Council, a Eucharistic Minister and volunteers at a local thrift store in North East. She is the daughter of Glen and Nicole Pletz.