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Sydney McLaughlin to turn pro

The freshman track phenom is going pro.

Sydney McLaughlin told FloTrack that Saturday was her last collegiate meet and she plans to go pro.

McLaughlin first possible meet as a pro will be at the USATF Outdoors Nationals at the end of June.

McLaughlin’s decisions to go pro after one year is no surprise. It was a real surprise for her to even attend college. She could have gone pro in high school.  I’m just glad she picked Kentucky for her one year of college.

Watch the entire interview with FloTrack HERE.



Article written by Kindsey Bernhard

Lover of dogs, sports and beer. @kindseybernhard

7 Comments for Sydney McLaughlin to turn pro

  1. 4everUKblue
    10:52 pm June 9, 2018 Permalink

    She is amazing, we were so lucky to have her wearing UK blue if only for one season. Good luck Sydney and thank you for choosing BBN!

  2. runningunnin.454
    11:20 pm June 9, 2018 Permalink

    Another UK one and done…ha ha.
    JK, she is a terrific athlete; and, I’m looking forward to watching her in the Olympics.

  3. ukwildcat1991
    12:23 am June 10, 2018 Permalink

    I was hoping I would have had class with her one semester… aaawww man…

  4. Bull Filmer
    7:46 am June 10, 2018 Permalink

    Watching now. Just watched Jasmine Camacho Quinn win. Sydney McLaughlin up soon.


  5. Oh, well, it was fun while it lasted. Congrats Syd! What about Jasmine? Will she turn pro, or is she a senior anyway?

  6. BigBlue4EverUK
    10:31 am June 10, 2018 Permalink

    Congrats, Sydney! Great, Fun, Lovable person the time I got to know you. UK going to miss you

  7. Dusten
    11:40 am June 10, 2018 Permalink

    You spelled succeed wrong. Feel free to fix and delete this comment.