Men's Track & Field
Nikolas Huffman - Men's Track & Field - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Senior
  • Hometown Bristol, Va.
  • High school Virginia High School

Collegiate Bests – SP: 61’11.75″/18.89m

2016-17 (Junior)
Outdoor – NCAA Championships qualifier in the shot put … Placed 13th at NCAAs with an outdoor season-best PR mark of 61’8.5″/18.81m … Placed 11th at NCAA East PRelims … Placed fifth in the shot put at SECs … Won the shot put at the SEC Relays in Baton Rouge two weeks before the SEC Championships
Indoor – Placed sixth at SECs … Won the shot put at the Ohio State Tune-Up meet with an absolute PR 61’11.75″/18.89m

2015-16 (Sophomore)
Outdoor – Placed sixth at SEC Championship … NCAA East Prelims qualifier … Season best mark was 60’4″/18.39m at UGA Spec Towns Invitational
Indoor – Scored three SEC points

2014-15 (Freshman)
Outdoor – Scored his first SEC point with an eighth-place mark 56’6″/17.22m
Indoor – Competed at six meets … Placed ninth in the shot put at SECs

Prior to UK
Four-time Virginia State Champion, twice in the shot put and twice in the discus … Broke a 30-year old Group A State Championship meet record with a PR throw of 17.89 meters / 58’8.5″ in 2012, and won the state title in the event again in 2013 … Huffman also won the Virginia Discus Throw Championship twice, in 2011 and 2012 … He has a discus PR of 55.19M / 181’1″ … Ranks inside the national high school top 15 in the shot put, hammer throw and weight throw … Virginia high school record holder in both the shot put and discus.

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