Men's Track & Field
UKTF Returns to Drake Relays

UKTF Returns to Drake Relays

LEXINGTON, Ky. — The University of Kentucky track and field program will travel to Des Moines, Iowa this week as the Wildcats return to the 2024 Drake Relays presented by Xtream powered by Mediacom on April 25-27 in the Drake Stadium.

Director of Track & Field and Head Coach Lonnie Greene returns to the famous Drake Relays after being inducted into the Drake Relays Hall of Fame in 2022. Greene won a combined eight men’s and women’s events at the 2022 Drake Relays and captured 42 Drake Relays titles in an eight-year period starting in 2013 and is the only Kentucky coach to be inducted into the Drake Relays Hall of Fame.

The competition begins for the Wildcats on Thursday, April 25 at 6:34 p.m. ET with the women’s 800 meters. UKTF will compete in only three distance events on Thursday evening before taking part in the major portion of the meet on Friday and Saturday.

Friday’s events begin for the Wildcats at 12 p.m. ET with the women’s discus throw. Running events begin at 1:20 p.m. ET with the men’s & women’s 110/100-meter hurdles prelims.

Saturday’s events begin at 11:00 a.m. ET with the men’s hammer throw and pole vault. Running events will begin at 1:42 p.m. ET with the men’s and women’s distance medleys.

Live results are available here.

Championship Outlook

For each individual event contested at each of the First Round sites, the top 48 declared student-athletes will be accepted into the competition.  For each relay event, the top 24 declared relay teams will be accepted into the competition.  Combined events (Heptathlon and Decathlon) are not contested at the First Round sites. For combined events (Heptathlon and Decathlon), the top 24 declared student-athletes in each event based on their position on the national descending-order list will be accepted directly into the Championships. The individual event student-athletes and relay teams accepted into First Round competition will be announced and posted on the week prior to First Round competition. The Wildcats currently have 28 student-athletes in 14 events who would qualify for the NCAA First Round.

TFRRS Top-50 East Rankings



  1. Clinton Muunga – 10.18 – USF Alumni Invitational
  2. Miles Jones – 10.20 – Battle on the Bayou


  1. Kennedy Lightner – 20.30 – Tom Jones Memorial Invitational
  2. Shavique Bascus – 20.62 – Tom Jones Memorial Invitational


  1. Kennedy Lightner – 45.41 – Battle on the Bayou
  2. Ethan Brown – 46.78 – USF Alumni Invitational


  1. Alexander Chukwukelu – 13.51 – Jim Green Invitational

3000m Steeplechase

  1. Jackson Watts – 8:53.97 – Jim Green Invitational

4x100m Relay

  1. Shavique Bascus, Clinton Muunga, Miles Jones, Kennedy Lightner – 38.96 – Tom Jones Memorial Invitational
  2. Clinton Muunga, Shavique Bascus, Miles Jones, Troy Lane – 39.32 – USF Alumni Invitational

Pole Vault

  1. Keaton Daniel – 5.67m – Tom Jones Memorial Invitational
  2. Dalton Shepler – 5.15m – Battle on the Bayou
  3. Brayden Jackson – 5.10m – USF Alumni Invitational

Triple Jump

  1. Luke Brown – 16.48m – Tom Jones Memorial Invitational

Shot Put

  1. Dennis Ohene-Adu – 18.94m – Battle on the Bayou

Hammer Throw

  1. Logan Coles – 65.21m – Battle on the Bayou



  1. Victoria Perrow – 11.37 – Tom Jones Memorial Invitational


  1. Jania Martin – 52.51 – Battle on the Bayou
  2. Alysia Johnson – 52.63 – Battle on the Bayou
  3. Onieka McAnnuff – 52.98 – Battle on the Bayou


  1. Sydney Steely – 2:04.65 – Tom Jones Memorial Invitational


  1. Alexis Glasco – 13.04 – USF Alumni Invitational

4x100m Relay

  1. Victoria Perrow, Oneika McAnnuff, Morgan Davis, Alexis Glasco – 44.34 – Jim Green Invitational
  2. Morgan Davis, Oneika McAnnuff, Jania Martin, Alexis Glasco – 44.39 – USF Alumni Invitational
  3. Victoria Perrow, Hannah Douglas, Jania Martin, Alexis Glasco – 44.50 – Battle on the Bayou

4x400m Relay

  1. Cha’iel Johnson, Jania Martin, Alysia Johnson, Oneika McAnnuff – 3:32.72 – Battle on the Bayou
  2. Alysia Johnson, Jania Martin, Cha’iel Johnson, Hannah Douglas – 3:34.63 – USF Alumni Invitational
  3. Oneika McAnnuff, Jania Martin, Cha’iel Johnson, Reynei Wallace – Jim Green Invitational

High Jump

  1. Charity Hufnagel – 1.77m – Texas Relays

Pole Vault

  1. Payton Phillips – 4.25m – Battle on the Bayou
  2. Kaitlyn Cain – 4.19m – Tom Jones Memorial Invitational

Hammer Throw

  1. Kate Powers – 64.05m – Jim Green Invitational

Javelin Throw

  1. Ariel Pedigo – 43.89m – Battle on the Bayou


  1. Charity Hufnagel – 5609 points – Texas Relays

Event Lineup (all info tentative and subject to change before the meet)

Drake Relays: Thursday, April 25: ALL TIMES IN EASTERN TIME
Women’s 800m Unseeded 6:34 p.m. FINAL Bryanna Lucas

Lyric Olson

Jenna Schwinghamer

Women’s 5000m Unseeded 8:12 p.m. FINAL Ally Kruger
Men’s 5000m Seeded 9:11 p.m. FINAL Jake Allen


Drake Relays: Friday, April 26: ALL TIMES IN EASTERN TIME
Women’s Discus Throw 12:00 p.m. Prelim/FINAL Kate Powers
Women’s 100mH 1:20 p.m. Prelim Alexis Glasco

Charity Hufnagel

Men’s 110mH 1:34 p.m. Prelim Alexander Chukwukelu
Women’s Pole Vault 2:00 p.m. FINAL Kaitlyn Cain


Women’s 4x100m Relay 2:22 p.m. Prelim Kentucky “A”
Men’s High Jump 2:30 p.m. Prelim/FINAL Devin Sealey
Men’s Discus Throw 2:45 p.m. Prelim/FINAL Dennis Ohene-Adu
Women’s Shot Put 2:45 p.m. Prelim/FINAL Shelby Wingler
Men’s 4x100m Relay 2:31 p.m. Prelim Kentucky “A”
Men’s 400mH 3:21 p.m. FINAL Beck O’Daniel
Women’s 100m 3:39 p.m. Prelim Victoria Perrow
Men’s Triple Jump Champ 3:45 p.m. Prelim/FINAL Luke Brown
Men’s 100m 3:55 p.m. Prelim Shavique Bascus

Miles Jones

Troy Lane

Clinton Muunga

Women’s Pole Vault Champ 6:05 p.m. FINAL Payton Phillips
Women’s 400m 6:14 p.m. FINAL Alysia Johnson

Jania Martin

Oneika McAnnuff

Men’s 400m 6:32 p.m. FINAL Ethan Brown

Brandon Nyandoro

Women’s Shot Put Champ 7:15 p.m. Prelim/FINAL Simi Akinrinsola
Women’s 1500m 7:48 p.m. FINAL Ally Kruger
Women’s Long Jump Champ 8:00 p.m. Prelim/FINAL Morgan Davis
Women’s 4x800m Relay 8:02 p.m. FINAL Kentucky “A”
Men’s 4x800m Relay 8:12 p.m. FINAL Kentucky “A”
Women’s 4x200m Relay 8:22 p.m. FINAL Kentucky “A”
Men’s Shot Put Champ 8:30 p.m. Prelim/FINAL Dennis Ohene-Adu


Drake Relays: Saturday, April 27: ALL TIMES IN EASTERN TIME
Men’s Hammer Throw 11:00 a.m. Prelim/FINAL DaRoyce Flemons

Dennis Ohene-Adu

Men’s Pole Vault 11:00 a.m. FINAL Brayden Jackson
Women’s Javelin Throw 11:15 a.m. Prelim/FINAL Ariel Pedigo
Men’s Hammer Throw Champ 1:15 p.m. Prelim/FINAL Logan Coles
Women’s Distance Medley 1:42 p.m. FINAL Kentucky “A”
Men’s Distance Medley 1:56 p.m. FINAL Kentucky “A”
Men’s Pole Vault Invitational 2:30 p.m. FINAL Keaton Daniel
Women’s 100m 2:31 p.m. FINAL Victoria Perrow
Men’s 100m 2:43 p.m. FINAL Shavique Bascus

Miles Jones

Troy Lane

Clinton Muunga

Women’s 100mH 2:51 p.m. FINAL Alexis Glasco

Charity Hufnagel

Men’s 110mH 2:58 p.m. FINAL Alexander Chukwukelu
Women’s Sprint Medley 3:12 p.m. FINAL Kentucky “A”
Men’s Sprint Medley 3:25 p.m. FINAL Kentucky “A”
Women’s High Jump Champ 4:00 p.m. Prelim/FINAL Charity Hufnagel
Women’s 4x100m Relay 4:13 p.m. FINAL Kentucky “A”
Men’s 4x100m Relay 4:18 p.m. FINAL Kentucky “A”
Men’s Pole Vault Champ 4:30 p.m. FINAL Dalton Shepler
Women’s 4x400m Relay 5:00 p.m. FINAL Kentucky “A”
Women’s Hammer Throw Champ 5:00 p.m. FINAL Kate Powers
Men’s 4x400m Relay 5:07 p.m. FINAL Kentucky “A”

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