UKTF Sweeps 2018 McCravy team titles

LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Kentucky track and field program swept the 2018 Rod McCravy Memorial Track and Field meet men’s and women’s team titles in emphatic fashion on Saturday inside Nutter Field house.

The No. 9-ranked UK women’s team won with 172 points, 83 points ahead of second-place Kansas.

The No. 12-ranked UK men’s team won with 143 points, 46 points better than second-place Illinois.

Kentucky won 12 individual events overall. Wildcats won seven women’s individual events and five men’s individual events.

Kentucky got NCAA leading marks from 2017 outdoor pole vault NCAA Champion Olivia Gruver, and freshman Phenom Sydney McLaughlin in the 400m.

Jacob Thomson scared running a first career sub-four-minute mile, and top rookie Dwight St. Hillaire set the UK freshman record in the 400m.

Marie-Josee Ebwea-Bile won both the long jump and triple jump with personal bests in both, and Jasmine Camacho-Quinn won a 60m hurdles and 200m double.

Top heptathlete Tim Duckworth won the high jump and took second place in the 60m.



 
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