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February 13, 2020

UK Track Star Langston Jackson Named Athlete of the Week

Zack Geoghegan 10:00pm February 13, 2020 2/13/20

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A new school-record earned freshman Langston Jackson the honor of being named the National Athlete of the Week by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) earlier this week. He became the first male Wildcat to earn the achievement. ? National. Athlete. Of. The. Week. ? Flex on 'em, @lang_jackson9!…

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October 8, 2019

Former Kentucky Track and Field stars shine at World Championships

Jack Pilgrim 12:00pm October 8, 2019 10/8/19

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Several former Kentucky track and field stars stole the show last week at the IAAF World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar. Headlined by Sydney McLaughlin – who managed two medals – former Wildcats finished with four total medals. McLaughlin, who set a personal-best time of 52.23 in the 400-meter hurdles, finished with the silver behind…

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July 12, 2019

Sydney McLaughlin turns in world-leading time in 400m hurdles

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 4:30pm July 12, 2019 7/12/19

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Former University of Kentucky track star Sydney McLaughlin continues to dominate the Diamond League. Today, Sydney won the 400m hurdles at the Herculis meet in Monaco, finishing in 53.32 seconds, the fastest time in the event this season. Sydney McLaughlin is a PROBLEM. @GoSydGo obliterates the WL 400m hurdle time with a 53.32 ??? pic.twitter.com/iaOwsWHzRP…

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June 18, 2019

Former Kentucky track star Daniel Roberts signs with Nike

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:00am June 18, 2019 6/18/19 Comments Disabled

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After tying a 40-year-old record in the 110-meter hurdles at the NCAA Outdoor Championships earlier this month and deciding to go pro, Daniel Roberts has signed with Nike. The former Kentucky track star shared the news last night on social media, the latest chapter in his burgeoning career. Blessed is an understatement! This year has…

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June 13, 2019

Kentucky track star Daniel Roberts named semifinalist for The Bowerman

Jack Pilgrim 10:15pm June 13, 2019 6/13/19 Comments Disabled

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Kentucky track and field star Daniel Roberts has been named one of 10 semifinalists for The Bowerman, collegiate track and field’s highest individual honor. The junior Wildcat is joined by Mondo Duplantis of LSU, JuVaughn Harrison of LSU, Grant Holloway of Florida, Bryce Hoppel of Kansas, Morgan McDonald of Wisconsin, Chris Nilsen of South Dakota, Divine Oduduru…

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June 8, 2019

Kentucky track star Daniel Roberts will be going pro

Jack Pilgrim 7:00pm June 8, 2019 6/8/19 Comments Disabled

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On Friday, Kentucky track and field star Daniel Roberts tied a 40-year-old collegiate record in the NCAA 110-Meter Hurdles by finishing the event in 13 seconds flat. And now, the junior Wildcat has announced that he is turning pro. Following the event, Roberts told reporters that he will be forgoing his senior year to head off…

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Kentucky track and field star Daniel Roberts ties 40-year-old collegiate record

Jack Pilgrim 3:00pm June 8, 2019 6/8/19

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Kentucky track and field star Daniel Roberts tied a 40-year-old collegiate record in the NCAA 110-Meter Hurdles on Friday at Mike A. Myers Stadium. Finishing the 110M event in 13 seconds flat, Roberts tied the previous NCAA record Renaldo Nehemiah set in 1979 running for Maryland. And he didn’t even get a Gold Medal out…

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June 6, 2019

UK Track Star Sets NCAA Championships Record

Nick Roush 1:00pm June 6, 2019 6/6/19

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The University of Kentucky can still lay claim to the title, “Hurdle U.” On the first day the Outdoor NCAA Championships in Austin, UK hurdler Daniel Roberts set a new championship meet record. In the 110-meter hurdle semifinals, Roberts sprinted to a time of 13.06. [email protected] #NCAATF 110H record in the semifinal13.06https://t.co/l9D3t8JGmN pic.twitter.com/IU6ZJhbX8y — UK…

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April 27, 2019

University of Kentucky track star defeats defending Olympic champion in 110M Hurdles

Jack Pilgrim 10:00pm April 27, 2019 4/27/19

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While former University of Kentucky track phenom Sydney McLaughlin is now in the professional ranks, another Wildcat has taken her place as the superstar track athlete on campus. Daniel Roberts, a junior out of Hampton, GA, took down 2016 Olympic champion Omar McLeod this afternoon at the Drake Relays in the 110-meter hurdles. With a time…

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June 23, 2018

UK Alums Win Gold at U.S. Track and Field Outdoor Championships

Nick Roush 6:30pm June 23, 2018 6/23/18 Comments Disabled

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As Mitch Barnhart searches for a new coach to lead the Kentucky track and field program, the Wildcat athletes continue to win medals. At the USA Track and Field Outdoor Championships in Iowa, two former Wildcats won gold medals.  2017 grad Sha’Keela Saunders earned a gold medal in the long jump with a mark of 21’5.5″/6.54m.…

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