Lonnie Greene, Jordan Anthony Win USTFCCCA Indoor Regional Awards
LEXINGTON, Ky. — Kentucky track & field Head Coach Lonnie Greene and freshman Jordan Anthony earned United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Southeast Region awards this afternoon for their achievements during the indoor season.
Anthony was named the Men’s Track Athlete of the Year and Coach Greene was named the Men’s Coach of the Year.
The Southeast Region is comprised of 35 Division I schools in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Kentucky.
This is the first time Anthony has won the award. Anthony, who hails from Tylertown, Mississippi, went sub-6.60 in the 60 meters five times this season, culminating in a 6.55 runner-up effort at the 2023 NCAA DI Indoor Championships. He PR’d in the prelims of the NCAA Championships, clocking a mark of 6.54.
This also marks the eighth time that Coach Greene has won a men’s or women’s Regional Coach of the Year Award from the USTFCCCA, his fourth at Kentucky.
Greene, in his fifth season at Kentucky, guided the Wildcats to five entries at the 2023 NCAA DI Indoor Championships. Jordan Anthony took runner-up honors in the 60 meters in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Anthony was one of three Kentucky athletes that scored at the NCAA meet.