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Kentucky Kernel

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...

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 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...

Former Kentucky Wildcat track and field star Sydney McLaughlin breaks the world record in the 400m hurdles in the Olympic Trials for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games at Hayward Field in Eugene, OR on June 27, 2021.

Sydney McLaughlin, Keni Harrison ready to stake their claim in Tokyo

Barkley Truax July 22, 2021

“The goal is to win,” Keni Harrison simply put it.In just eight days, the first round of the Women’s 400m hurdles and 100m hurdles featuring former Kentucky track and field stars Harrison and Sydney...

Keni Harrison finishes first in the 100m hurdles at the 2021 Olympic Trials at Hayward Field in Eugene, OR on Sunday June 20, 2021.

Keni Harrison: NCAA champion, world record holder, Olympian

Barkley Truax July 8, 2021

"My summer is going great," Former Kentucky Wildcat Keni Harrison said. "I think everything is going as planned."You can say that again. So far this summer, Harrison has added to her long list of accolades...

Former Kentucky Wildcat track and field star Sydney McLaughlin breaks the world record in the 400m hurdles in the Olympic Trials for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games at Hayward Field in Eugene, OR on June 27, 2021.

Former Wildcat Sydney McLaughlin makes history, is headed to Tokyo

Hunter Shelton June 28, 2021

A former Wildcat and Track and Field icon added a new world record to her resume on Sunday.Sydney McLaughlin broke the 400-meter hurdles world record with an astonishing time of 51.90 seconds at the United...

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...

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.

Gruver and Camacho-Quinn show out in Kentucky Invitational

Cody Ryan January 13, 2018

Despite the cold and snow, fans showed up to support UK’s track and field team when it hosted the Kentucky Invitational in the Nutter Field House Friday and Saturday.The Kentucky women’s team starts the...

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