John Calipari has a new crop of highly-touted freshmen on campus, but no new Wildcat is as popular and as accomplished as the new face of UK Track & Field, Sydney McLaughlin.
A 2016 Olympian, McLaughlin signed with Kentucky in November of last year. Now she is on the cover of Sports Illustrated after being named a “Gatorade High School Athlete of the Year.”
Rivals.com caught up with McLaughlin at the Gatorade Player of the Year awards ceremony to talk about her young career, moving to Kentucky and her recruiting video with John Calipari.
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