Men's Track & Field
Ben Young - Men's Track & Field - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Senior
  • Hometown Lexington, KY
  • High school Tates Creek

Personal bests – 1,500m: 3:44.97 | Mile: 4:07.84

  • SEC All-Freshman Team – Cross Country (2015)
  • SEC Honor Roll – 2017

Cross Country (Junior) – Placed 56th at NCAA Southeast Regionals with a 10 time of 30:43.20 … Placed 20th at SECs … 8k season best was 24:31.40 at SECs

Outdoor (Freshman) – Qualified for NCAA East Prelims for the first time, placing 43rd in the 1,500m … 21st at SECs in 1,500m … Ran a personal best 3:44.97 to place sixth in 1,500m at Florida Relays in a breakout performance
Indoor (Freshman) – Ran on UK’s fourth-place SEC DMR … PR in the mile, 4:07.84, came in a fourth-place performance at Kentucky Invitational

2015-16 (Freshman)
Cross Country – SEC All-Freshman team in cross country

Prior to UK
Kentucky state champion in the mile … Placed fifth at Nike Festival of Miles with PR 4:09.20.

Majoring in Mathematical Economics

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