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Wildcats place nine on All-Southeastern Conference outdoor track and field squad

Kendra Harrison has been named to the All-SEC team five times after earning a first-team selection in the 100 meter hurdles (UK Athletics Photo)   Nine members of the Kentucky track and field team combined to earn 12 All-Southeastern Conference honors for the 2015 outdoor season.   Three Wildcats earned first-team honors, while three Wildcats – Kendra Harrison, Rebecca Famurewa and Dezerea...

Track and field Wildcats earns All-American honors after NCAA Outdoor Championships

Eight Kentucky track and field Wildcats were named All-Americans, the United States Track and Field Cross Country and Track and Field Coaches Association announced Monday.   Three Wildcat men were named to the First-Team and five Wildcats were awarded Second-Team accolades.   Raymond Dykstra (javelin throw), Andrew Evans (discus throw) and Keith Hayes (110-meter hurdles) earned First-Team...

UK track and field program on the rise
after Floreal’s first season as head coach

  When Edrick Floreal left Stanford, one of the nation’s top track and field programs, to lead UK, he did not mince words when describing his goals.   [widgets_on_pages id=”Jon”] “A friend of mine said, ‘sucking is not something I want to ease out of.’ I’m not interested in easing out of what we are at UK,” he said during his introductory news...