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Kentucky Women’s Track Team Wins 4×100 National Title

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The Kentucky women’s track team caught Alabama down the stretch to win the 4×100 relay National Title.

Jasmine Camacho-Quinn, Destiny Carter, Kayelle Clarke and Kianna Gray made up the four-person team that finished the race with a 42.51 time.  Alabama led all the way until the very end of the race.

It’s the second individual gold for the Kentucky women’s track team this weekend.  Olivia Gruver became the first UK track and field athlete to ever win a National Title in the pole vault, clearing 14-feet, nine inches.  The Kentucky Track program now has eight NCAA Outdoor Individual Gold Medals.

Camacho-Quinn added a silver medal in the 100m hurdles.  Her 12.58 performance was .01 slower than the winner from UTEP.

Kentucky is in first place overall through ten of 21 events, leading Georgia by eight points.  Marie-Josee Ebwea-Bile is the final runner remaining.  Currently in second place in the triple jump, if she can medal the Cats could win their first ever team National Title.


The Cats came oh so close to reaching the podium.  Edrick Floreal’s team finished fourth overall in the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, just three points behind USC.

Article written by Nick Roush

"Look upon the doughnut, and not upon the hole." @RoushKSR

6 Comments for Kentucky Women’s Track Team Wins 4×100 National Title

  1. BigBlueMeade
    8:11 pm June 10, 2017 Permalink

    Graduated same year as Kianna. Product of North Hardin and she was always amazing to watch on the track. Truly dedicated to being the best, congrats!

  2. runningunnin.454
    8:12 pm June 10, 2017 Permalink


  3. 4everblue
    8:28 pm June 10, 2017 Permalink

    Proud of our girls!!!

  4. Ridge Runner
    10:38 pm June 10, 2017 Permalink


  5. Congratulations and great job ladies!

  6. WildcatCam
    12:06 am June 11, 2017 Permalink

    North Hardin grad and track coach, proud of Kianna and our Cats! #BBN!