Track & Field


  • class Senior
  • Hometown Dublin, Ohio
  • Major Human Health Sciences
  • High school Dublin Coffman 
Career Accolades 

  • American, Collegiate, SEC and Kentucky record-holder in the indoor 200m (22.09)
  • Collegiate, SEC and Kentucky record-holder in the outdoor 200m (21.80)
  • Collegiate, SEC and Kentucky record-holder in the and 300m (35.80)
  • Member of collegiate record 4x400m relay (3:21.93)
  • U.S. Champion in the 200m (2022)

  • NCAA Outdoor 200m & 4x400m Champion (2022)
  • 2x NCAA Indoor 200m Champion (2021, 2022)
  • NCAA Indoor 60m Runner-Up (2022)
  • 15-time All-American, 11 first-team honors
  • 3x SEC indoor 200m champion (2020, 2021, 2022), 4x400m outdoor champion (2022)
  • SEC outdoor 100m, 200m, 4x100m silver medalist (2022)
  • SEC 60m and 4x400m bronze medalist (2022)
  • SEC indoor 4x400m silver medalist (2021)
  • Finalist for The Bowerman (2022)

  • Honda Sport Award winner for track & field

  • USTFCCCA Women’s Indoor Track Athlete of the Year (2022)
  • 5x USTFCCCA Athlete of the Week (2022)
  • USTFCCCA Southeast Region Women’s Track Athlete of the Year (2020, 2022)
  • SEC Indoor & Outdoor Scholar Athlete of the Year (2022)
  • SEC Indoor Women’s Runner of the Year (2022)
  • 4x SEC Women’s Runner of the Week (2022)
  • SEC Indoor All-Freshman team (200m, 2019)
  • School record-holder in the 60m, 100m, indoor and outdoor 200m, 300m, indoor and outdoor 4x400m

Academic Accolades 

  • CoSIDA Second Team Academic All-American (2021)
  • CoSIDA Academic All-District (2021)
  • SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll (2020, 2021)
  • SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll (2019)

2021-22 (Senior) 


  • Won the U.S. title in the 200m with a time of 21.77 at USATF Outdoor Championships, making her the sixth fastest American all-time and setting a new all-dates collegiate best

  • Named a finalist for The Bowerman

  • Named winner of the Honda Sport Award for track & field

  • Broke collegiate record for 200m NCAA title (21.80), ran 48.92 split in winning 4x400m, earned bronze in the 100m (11.08), won silver in the 4x100m at NCAA Championships in Eugene
  • Qualified for NCAA Championships in the 100m, 200m (22.01w, +2.1), 4x100m and 4x400m
  • Won four medals at SEC Championships: gold in the 4x400m (3:21.93), silver in the 200m (22.09), silver in the 100m (11.02), silver in the 4x100m (42.63)
  • Ran in collegiate record 4x400m relay at SEC Championships (3:21.93)
  • Ran the third fastest 200m in collegiate history (22.05) at the Kentucky Invitational
  • Ran an outdoor 200m personal best of 22.38 into a 5.6 m/s headwind for a win and the fastest 200m in collegiate history with a headwind over 1.7 m/s at the Joe May Invitational
  • Broke the 100m school record with a wind-legal time of 10.92 at the Joe May Invitational, which was also the fifth fastest in collegiate history
  • Ran for a personal best (11.10) in the 100m at Florida Relays, an event she hadn’t run in three years, becoming the fourth fastest in UKTF history in the event


  • Defended her 200m national title with a 22.16 run, an NCAA Indoor Championship meet record and Birmingham facility record
  • Earned silver in the 60m at NCAA Indoor Championships with a school record time of 7.10
  • Ran in the bronze medal-winning 4x400m relay (3:28.77)
  • Broke the American record in the 200m (22.09) with her third SEC 200m indoor title in a row, earned bronze in the 60m (7.19), ran in the third fastest collegiate/school record & bronze medal-winning 4x400m (3:25.89)
  • Qualified for NCAA Championships in the 60m, 200m and 4x400m
  • Broke the 40-year-old collegiate record in the 300m with a 35.80 run at the Cardinal Classic
  • Broke her previous collegiate record of 22.38 with a 22.37 run at the Tiger Paw Invitational
  • Ran in the school record 4x400m relay (3:27.27) at the Tiger Paw Invitational. The relay is the fourth fastest in collegiate history
  • Tied the school record in the 60m (7.12) at the Tiger Paw Invitational
  • Won the 200m with a time of 22.58 at the Jim Green Invitational and was a member of the winning 4x400m relay
  • Earned a personal best and third-best all-time time for UK in the 60m (7.17) and finished second in the race, was the second leg of the new school record 4x400m relay (3:28.62) at Texas Tech

2020-21 (Junior) 

  • NCAA champion in the 200-meter dash
  • Won the gold medal with a time of 22.38 seconds that tied the all-time NCAA indoor record (also 22.38 by Gabby Thomas of Harvard)
  • Tied the second-fastest indoor 200 in United States history
  • Tied the fifth-fastest indoor 200 in world history
  • Broke her own Southeastern Conference record set just two weeks prior
  • Broke the facility record at the Randal Tyson Center in Fayetteville, Ark.
  • Capped an incredible indoor season in which she won all five 200m events, resetting her personal best at each meet
  • Began the winter season with an indoor PB of 22.83 in winning the McCravy-Green Invitational
  • Set another indoor PB in winning the South Carolina Invitational at 22.69
  • Followed a victorious 22.52 PB at the Tiger Paw Invite
  • Broke the SEC record with 22.41 seconds in the SEC preliminary heat; followed with a gold medal in the finals at 22.50, setting up her NCAA championship performance
  • Meanwhile, she finished fifth at the SEC Championships in the 60-meter dash and was 15th at the NCAAs in that event
  • Her personal best of 7.21 seconds in the 60m came at the Tiger Paw Invite, ranking ninth in the nation this season
  • Also helped UK win the SEC Championships silver medal in the 4×400 relay, part of the school-record time of 3:28.82; UK went on to finish fifth in that relay at the NCAA Championships
  • First-team All-America for the 200m dash and the 4×400 relay, also receiving second-team All-America for the 60m dash
  • First-team All-SEC
  • Two-time SEC Co-Runner of the Week, following the South Carolina and Tiger Paw Invitationals


  • Competed in the NCAA East Preliminaries in the 200m dash
  • Won the 200 dash at the Tom Jones Memorial, 22.79

2019-20 (Sophomore) 

  • 2020 NCAA Indoor All-American (60m, 200m, 4x400m)
  • Named to 2020 CoSIDA Academic All-District Team
  • Named USTFCCCA Southeast Region Women’s Track Athlete of the Year
  • SEC Indoors 200m Champion (22.57)
  • No. 1 time in the world in the 200m and set the UK school record (22.57)
  • Silver medalist at SEC Indoors (4x400m)
  • Member of the No. 2 4x400m relay team in the NCAA (3:29.74)
  • Placed 6th at SEC Indoors in the 60m

2018-19 (Freshman) 

  • First Team All-America (2019 Indoor 4×4)
  • SEC All-Freshman Team (2019 Indoor 200m)
  • SEC Freshman Record (60m: 7.30)
  • Second Team All-America (2019 indoor 200m)


  • First Team All-America in the 4x400m relay running alongside Faith Ross, Chloe Abbott and Masai Russell to place eighth in the NCAA final
  • Second Team All-America in the 200m
  • SEC scorer in the 200m and 4x400m relay and NCAA Indoor Championships qualifier in those two events
  • Fourth place at SECs in the 200m – running 23.19
  • Ran on UK’s sixth-place 4×4 at SECs
  • Season best 22.97 to win at the Razorback Invitational on Jan. 25 moved her to No. 4 on the UK all-time indoor list
  • Won the 60m at the Jim Green Invitational on Jan. 12
  • Runner-up in the 60m at the McCravy on Feb. 2 running the UK freshman record 7.30

High School 

  • Four Time All-America at New Balance Nationals
  • Ohio state record holder in the 60m, 200m (indoor and outdoor) and 100m
  • 16-time state champion


  • Birthday: November 24
  • Parents: Mollie and David Steiner
  • Siblings: Riley and Jack (older)
  • Major: Kinesiology
  • Notes: volunteers on Tuesday’s for God’s Pantry
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