Cross Country
Rachel Boice - Cross Country - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Senior
  • Hometown Crestwood, Ky.
  • High school Oldham County High School

Academic Accolades

  • SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll – 2019, 2020, 2021
  • SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll – 2020, 2021
  • SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll – 2019
  • SEC Community Service Team – 2021

2021-22 (Senior) 


  • Earned a personal best in the 1500m (4:27.93) at the Florida Relays


  • Ran in the winning Kentucky eighth all-time DMR (11:22.68)  at the Jim Green Invitational
  • Earned a personal best in the mile (4:48.84) at the Music City Challenge
  • Competed in five meets including SEC Championships

Cross Country

  • Ran at NCAA Southeast Regionals in the women’s 6K
  • Finished 33rd (21:29.3) in the 6K at SEC Championships, scoring points for Kentucky
  • Ran a personal best (21:17.3) in the top half of the field in the FSU Pre-Nationals 6K as one of Kentucky’s top five runners
  • Competed in six meets

2020-21 (Junior) 
Cross Country

  • Ran in all four meets
  • Best finish of 14th at the Commodore Classic as UK won the team title
  • 39th at the SEC Championships


  • Notched personal best in the 800m at the Music City Challenge with a time of 2:14.32
  • Had a PB in the mile at the South Carolina Invitational, clocking 4:55.41


  • Represented UK at the SEC Championships in the 3000m steeplechase, posting a personal-best mark of 10:33.94 that ranks No. 5 in UK history
  • New PB in the 1500m, 4:29.62

2017-18 (Freshman) 

  • Anchored UK’s SEC seventh-place dmr with a mile leg of 4:57.43 at the conference championships
  • Ran a season best 4:56.68 at the Iowa State Classic

Cross country

  • 53rd at the SEC Championships in 20:43.30
  • Ran at the Penn State Nationals, Louisville Classic, Bluegrass Invitational and Queen City Invitational
  • 5k best was 17:58.50 at Louisville Classic
  • 6k best was 20:43.30 at SECs

High School 

  • Fifth at the Kentucky State meet in the 2018 and sixth in the mile
  • PB 2:21.10 came in runner-op performance in late April
  • in the 800m and sixth in the mile at Kentucky State Championships in 2017 as a junior
  • Won the AAA Region 4 Championship in the and mile in 2018 as a senior
  • Ninth in the Kentucky Dream Mile in 2018


  • Birthday: February 2
  • Major: Biology- cellular, molecular and developmental
  • Parents: Todd and Bridget Boice
  • Siblings: Carissa, Chloe, Scott and Ben Boice
  • Hobbies: Enjoys watching movies, playing tennis and reading
  • Fun fact: has six dogs, two birds and a cat
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