Cross Country

PhoebeMcCowan

  • position Distance/XC
  • class Sophomore
  • Hometown London, Ky.
  • High school South Laurel High School

https://www.tfrrs.org/athletes/7891474/Kentucky/Phoebe_McCowan.html

2021-22 (Freshman) 

Outdoor

  • Earned a personal best in the 1500m (4:27:29) to finish second at the Black and Gold Invite
  • Ran for a personal best in the 800m (2:06.89) at the Joe Walker Invitational to become 10th all-time for UK in the event outdoors

Indoor

  • Ran a personal best 800m of 2:07.66 at the McCravy meet
  • Competed at SEC Championships
  • Placed third in the 800m (2:09.41) at the Jim Green Invitational and was a member of the winning DMR (11:22.68)
  • Won the 1000m at the Vanderbilt Invitational in 2:45.59 (second all-time at UK) and led Kentucky with a fifth-place finish and personal best in the 800m (2:08.33) (eighth all-time for UK)

Cross Country

  • Competed in all four regular-season meets for Kentucky and in SEC Championships
  • Her best 5K time (18:15.7) came at the Commodore Classic and best 6K (22:38.0) at SEC Championships

High School 

  • Kentucky state record holder in the 800m
  • Three-time 800m state champion
  • Two-time 1600m Kentucky state runner-up
  • Placed fourth at 2019 Kentucky Cross Country State Championships (19:22.4)

Personal 

  • Birthday: June 21
  • Parents: Carrie and Chris McCowan
  • Siblings: Anna and Will McCowan
  • Major: Human health sciences
  • Hobbies: Painting, music, hiking and reading
  • Favorite sports teams: Nashville Predators, Tennessee Titans, USA Gymnastics
  • Fun fact: Lives in the town KFC was founded
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