Track & Field
Angelica Whaley - Track & Field - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Senior
  • High school Newnan High School

Collegiate Bests
: 24.25 | 400m: 53.05

Honorable Mention All-America – 400M (2014)

2014 (Junior)
Outdoor – Made huge strides as the season progressed, culminating with a PR 53.05 at the NCAA East Preliminary Championships to advance to the NCAA Championships for the first time … Part of UK’s fourth-place 4x400M relay at SEC Championships.
– Season-best 400M time of 55.13 came at the McCravy Memorial on UK’s oversized track … Part of UK’s school-record 4x400M relay team at the McCravy, defeating defending National Champions Oregon.

2013 (Sophomore)
Oudoor – Competed at 200 and 400 meters … Southeastern Conference Championship scorer as part of UK’s seventh-place 4×400-meter relay at SECs … Won the 400 meters with a collegiate best time 55:16 at the Heart of the Bluegrass Classic … 200M collegiate-best time 24.25 came in third-place performance at Kentuckiana Border Battle … Member of UK’s winning 4×400-meter relay team at Heart of the Bluegrass Classic.

Indoor – Fastest time of the season over 200 meters 25.30 came at the Tyson Invitational … Season-best 400M time 56.58 came at the Rod McCravy Memorial … SEC scorer as she was part of UK’s seventh-place 4x400m relay team at the Conference Championships.

2012 (Freshman)
OutdoorCompeted in the 4x400m relay with a time of 3:38.77 at the SEC Championships on the LSU campus … Named a 2012 Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll member … Also competed in a NCAA East Prelim 4x100m relay … PR 200m time of 25.08 came at USF Bulls Invite.

Indoor – Top 400m time of season came at SEC Indoor Championships inside Nutter Field House on the UK campus … Fastest 200m time of 25.17 came at SPIRE Invitational.

High School
Georgia Junior Olympic State Champion in the 400-meter dash as a senior … Finished third at the Kentucky High School Invitational 400m dash … Region 2-AAAAA runner-up and state qualifier in the long jump and 400m dash as a senior … Region 4-AAAAA runner-up and state qualifier in the 400m dash … High school finished third at the 5A GHSA State Championships during her freshman season … Coached in high school by Darryl McGhee and Lascelles Lewis … Also played basketball as a freshman, sophomore and junior … Won the Georgia certificate of merit and was ranked in the top 5 percent in the Newnan High School class of 2011, graduating with a 3.8 GPA … Member of numerous organizations, including the Youth Leadership Coweta, National Honor Society, Beta Club and Students Against Destructive Decisions … Also participated in numerous community service events, including Toys for Tots, Special Olympics and Angel’s House Road Race.

Daughter of John and Gayle Whaley … Has three older sisters, Marissa, Gabrielle and Jeanette … Her sister Gabrielle Whaley plays basketball and also runs track at Wofford College.

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