UK Track & Field Has 23 All-America Honors Outdoors

Posted at 6:00 PM, Jun 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-17 18:00:45-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky Track and Field had 23 All-America honors (14 women’s, nine men’s) for the 2019 outdoor season as announced by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA []).

UK’s combined All-America haul of 23 honors tied for eighth most in the nation for the outdoor season [].

The UK women’s team had seven first teamers and the men’s team had one – Daniel Roberts.

Student-athletes earned First-Team All-America status by virtue of finishing among the top-eight of their events, including as members of a relay team, at the 2018 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Austin, Texas. Second-Team All-America honors went to those student-athletes who finished between ninth and 16th place.

Honorable Mention went to those student-athletes who finished 17th through 24th in their respective events at NCAAs.

For the 2019 indoor []/outdoor season, UK had 24 All-America honors (13 women’s first team, two men’s first team).