Kentucky Track and Field continues to do amazing things as they competed in 3 events over the weekend: the Florida Relays, Bellermine Invitational, and Stanford Invitational. Here are some highlights of the weekend.
- Kendra Harrison posted a world leading time of 56.60 seconds in the 400m hurdles; breaking the school record of 19 years by more than a second.
- Kayla Parker jumped 6.11m/20-0.5 (+2.9) and ran 13.14 (+1.9) in the 100m hurdles; ranking 2nd and 6th in school history respectfully
- In the 800m, Allison Peare ran a time of 2:04.57, good enough to lead the nation
- Dezerea Bryant broke the Kentucky 200m record, but placed third
- Amy Hanson broke the UK 3k steeplechase freshman record by almost a minute, but was only good enough for 8th
- Andrew Evans threw a personal best hammer throw with a distance of 60.72m/199-2
- The sprint medley team of Keilah Tyson (200m), Dominique Booker (200m), Angelica Whaley (400m) and Allison Peare (800m) won easily with a time of 3:43.20.
- The womans 4x100m relay team of Dominique Booker, Dezerea Bryant, Kayla Parker and Keilah Tyson ran a time of 43.65; breaking another school record. It ranks 3rd nationally.
- Kendra Harrison broke the school record in the 400m hurdles and Dezerea Bryant broke the school record in the 200m marks
- Andrew Evens was runner up in the men’s discus with a distance of 59.68m/195-10
Once again, the Cats are proving that they can compete with anyone in the country. GO CATS!
(Stats and info from ukathletics.com)