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Kentucky Kernel

UK T&F finds multiple victories at Drake Relays

Aaron Benjamin May 1, 2022

The UK Track and Field team competed in the Drake Relays from Thursday, April 28 to Saturday, May 1. Both the men and the women competed in several events from the 200m to javelin. The competition was...

Senior Carly Hinkle clears the bar in the high jump during the Kentucky Invitational meet on Saturday, May 1, 2021, at Shively Track and Field Stadium in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Kentucky wins six events on day two of Florida Relays

Conlan O'Donoghue April 4, 2022

The University of Kentucky track and field team won six events on day two, which was highlighted by nationally ranked mens and womens 4x400m teams, Abby Steiner and Alexis Holmes at the annual Pepsi Florida...

Kentucky completes two sets of relays in Raleigh and Austin

Aaron Benjamin March 27, 2022

The Kentucky track and field team was on the road for a double meet as the team begins the back end of its season.  Some Wildcats participated in the Raleigh Relays held at the Paul Derr Track and Field...

UK track and field add three personal bests in North Carolina and Virginia

Scott Clarke February 6, 2022

Kentucky track and field earned three personal bests at the Camel City Elite Invitational and the Doc Hale Elite Invitational in Winston-Salem, N.C. and Blacksburg, VA. on Saturday, February 5.  Jenna...

A Kentucky track and field athlete leads the pack in the 60 meter hurdles event during the Jim Green Invitational meet on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019 in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Kentucky track and field wins 11 events at Rod McCravy Memorial

Cole Parke January 30, 2022

Kentucky track and field totaled 11 event wins at the Rod McCravy Memorial meet in Lexington.The No. 2 mens team won seven events, while the No. 3 women totaled four event wins on the day.Kentucky senior...

A University of Kentucky track and field athlete getting ready for a race during the Jim Green Invitational at the Nutter Field House on Saturday, January 12, 2019, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Kentucky track and field finish weekend with new school record

Alec Anstine January 22, 2022

Saturday, Jan. 22  concluded the Vanderbilt Invitational and the Red Raider Open, with Kentucky track and field placing well in various events. On day one of the Vanderbilt Invitational, Phoebe McCowan...

A Kentucky track and field athlete competes in the pole vault competition during the Jim Green Invitational meet on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019 in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Kentucky track and field finish with 18 individual event wins in Jim Green Invitational

Samantha Money January 15, 2022

Day two of the Jim Green Invitational wrapped up on Saturday, with Kentucky track and field placing at the top of several events.  On the women’s side, Kentucky placed first in women’s shot put...

A University of Kentucky track and field athlete competing in long jump during the Jim Green Invitational at the Nutter Field House on Saturday, January 12, 2019, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Kentucky track and field top eight events in day one of Jim Green Invitational

Jaron Centers January 15, 2022

Kentucky’s track and field team got off on the right foot on day one of the Jim Green Invitational, totaling eight wins on the day. The invitational included 15 teams.Abby Steiner got off to a hot start,...

Kentucky track athlete Sydney McLaughlin is introduced as the Y during the exhibition game against Georgetown College on Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 80-53. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Sydney McLaughlin takes home second gold medal in Tokyo

Barkley Truax August 7, 2021

She did it again. Sydney McLaughlin and her Team USA teammates (Allyson Felix, Dalilah Muhammad, Athing Mu) won gold in the Women’s 4x400m relay with a time of 3:16.85, coming up one second shy of the...

Javianne Oliver stands on the podium after competing in the Olympic Qualifiers on June 20, 2021.

Javianne Oliver, Team USA wins silver in Women’s 4x100m relay

Barkley Truax August 6, 2021

Former Kentucky Track and Field stars are lighting up the Olympics in Tokyo.Javianne Oliver (UK, 2015-17) along with her teammates (Jenna Prandini, Gabrielle Thomas, Teahna Daniels) in the Women's 4x100m...

Former Kentucky Wildcat Track and Field star poses with the American Flag at the 2019 World Athletics Championsips. 

Sydney McLaughlin beats her own world record en route to winning gold medal at Tokyo 2020

Hunter Shelton August 3, 2021

Former Wildcat Sydney McLaughlin has fulfilled her Olympic dream, winning gold and breaking her own world record in the women's 400-meter-hurdles final.  An astonishing time of 51.46 seconds from...

Former Kentucky track and field star Jasmine Camacho-Quinn, Puerto Rico, reacts after winning a women’s 100-meter hurdles semifinal and running an Olympic-record time of 12.26 at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, Aug. 1, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.  

Jasmine Camacho-Quinn, Keni Harrison win gold, silver in Women’s 100m Hurdles

Barkley Truax August 1, 2021

Sunday night brought medals on medals for former Kentucky track stars in a history making performance for Jasmine Camacho-Quinn.Camacho-Quinn won gold, defeating Keni Harrison, who won silver in the Women's...

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