Cross Country
Keffri Neal - Cross Country - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Junior
  • High school Fleetwood Park Secondary

Collegiate Bests

2012-13 (Sophomore)
Outdoor –Kentucky’s leader at 800, 1,500 meters and in the mile … NCAA East Regional qualifier … Won mile at home meet Heart of the Bluegrass Classic in 4:06.58 … Placed second in 1,500 meters at the Stanford Invitational, one of the year’s mostprestigious distance meets, with the No. 2 SEC time 3:44.68 … Top-10 SEC 800-meter time 1:49.41 came in victory at Kentuckiana Border Battle … Anchored UK’s 4×800-meter relay at the Penn Relays.

Indoor– Competed at 800, 1,000 meters and in the mile … Season best, then-PR 800M time 1:49.70 came during last chance weekend at Notre Dame Alex Wilson Invitational … Top 800-meter time led UK season … Was a SEC scorer at 800 meters finishing 6th in 1:50.24 in the final at Arkansas … Was No. 2 qualifier into 800 final surging past the entire field on the final turn to win going away in one of the more exciting Saturday prelim heats … Placed 26th with mile time of 4:14.59 at Notre Dame Meyo Invitational … Won season-opening 1,000 meters at Hoosier Open in 2:25.97.

2011-12 (Freshman)
Outdoor –Competed at 800 and 1,500 meters … Best 800 performance 1:50.67 was produced at Indiana Billy Hayes Invitational … Top 1,500 meters time came in second place at season-opening USF Bulls Invitational … Competed at SEC Championships in two events.

Indoor– Competed at 800 meters and in the mile … Season best 800M time came at Notre Dame Alex Wilson Invitational … season-best mile performance 4:12.50 occured at home in Rod McCravy Invitational.

High School
Won the 800m race at Brooks PR Invitational Meet in Seattle … Canadian Junior Champion in the 800m run in 2011 … Back-to-back No. 1 800m Male Youth Runner in Canada in 2010 and 2011 … Finished in fourth place in the 800m at the Pan Am Junior Championships in Florida … Provincial champion in the 800m and 1,500m during his senior year … District and city champion in the 800m … Competed in the 800m run, 1,500m run and mile in high school … Best time in the 400m dash was 48.98 … Best time in the 800m run was 1:49.43 … Ran the 1,500m in 3:50.16 … Involved with food bank volunteering group

Born Oct. 26, 1993 in Surrey, British Columbia, Canada … Parents are Marnie and Vaughn Neal

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