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The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

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...

Jasmine Camacho-Quinn, of Puerto Rico, runs in her heat of the womens 100-meter hurdles at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Saturday, July 31, 2021, in Tokyo. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Three ‘Cats qualify for the Women’s 100m Hurdles in Tokyo

Barkley Truax August 1, 2021

It seems as though #HurdleU isn't just an expression.38 percent of the Women's 100m Hurdles Final will be represented by the University of Kentucky. Keni Harrison (USA), Devynne Charlton (Bahamas) and...

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

Five Wildcats advance in first two days of Olympic T&F action

Barkley Truax July 30, 2021

Wildcats have made their mark in track and field so far in Tokyo.Five different members of BBN have advanced to the semi-finals of their respective events, three of which advanced in the same event. Javianne...

UK Track earns championship honors

Erika Bonner June 9, 2018

The University of Kentucky Women’s Track and Field team came in top five in the NCAA championships over the weekend, placing 4th overall with a score of 46. The UK Men’s Track and Field team came in...

UK track and field performs well at Tennessee Relays

Cody Ryan April 14, 2018

UK’s track and field team competed in the Tennessee Relays Thursday-Saturday in Knoxville, Tennessee, and the Cats had several big performances.In the women’s 4x200 meter relay, the team of Sydney...

 

UK track collects four medals at the Indoor Championships

Cody Ryan March 10, 2018

The UK track and field team earned four medals at the 2018 indoor NCAA Championships over the weekend, which helped the No. 3 women’s team secure a place on the podium.The women’s team took home one...

2016 NCAA Champion, Olivia Gruver, attempts to break collegiate records for womens pole vaulting at Nutter Field House in Lexington, Kentucky. on Saturday, January 13, 2018. Photo by Josh Mott | Staff.

UK track & field brings home 10 medals from SEC Indoor Championships

Cody Ryan February 26, 2018

At the SEC Indoor Track and Field Championships, UK’s No. 3 women’s track and field team finished third out of 14 teams with 74 points and UK’s No. 11 men’s team came in sixth out of 13 teams with...

2016 NCAA Champion, Olivia Gruver, attempts to break collegiate records for womens pole vaulting at Nutter Field House in Lexington, Kentucky. on Saturday, January 13, 2018. Photo by Josh Mott | Staff.

UK men’s and women’s team win at McCravy Memorial

Cody Ryan February 3, 2018

In their last home indoor meet of the season on Saturday, the UK’s men and women’s track and field team finished first at the Rod McCravy Memorial with the men scoring 143 points and the women 172...

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Big weekend ahead for UK’s track & field team

Chris Leach April 26, 2017

Aside from the SEC and NCAA championships, the UK track & field team will compete in arguably their most competitive meets of the season this weekend, the Penn Relays, and the SEC Relays.Now in its...

UK Athletes Olympics

Olympic athletes pride of country, UK campus

Chris Angolia August 21, 2016

UK’s accomplished Track and Field program made its presence felt on the biggest stage in international sports, the Olympics.The Cats sent six athletes to Rio to compete, including current UK sophomore...

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