Track & Field
Ashley Muffet - Track & Field - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Senior
  • High school Hoover

• 2009 SEC Outdoor Co-Field Athlete of the Year
• 2009 SEC Outdoor Champion – Discus
• 2009 & 2007 SEC Commissioner’s Cup Recipient
• 2009 All-SEC Outdoor First Team – Discus
• 2009 NCAA Outdoor Semifinalist – Discus
• 2009 Mideast Regional Finalist – Discus
• 2009 ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District Third Team
• 2009 SEC Academic Honor Roll
• 2008 U.S. Olympic Trials Participant – Shot Put
• 2008 NCAA Indoor Semifinalist – Shot Put
• 2007 NCAA Outdoor Semifinalist – Discus
• 2007 All-SEC Indoor First Team – Shot Put
•2007 Indoor All-American – Shot Put
• 2007 SEC Indoor Champion – Shot Put
•2006 All-SEC, All-Mideast Region – Shot Put
• Varsity Record Holder – Discus; Outdoor Shot Put; Indoor Shot Put
•Freshman Record Holder – Outdoor Shot Put; Indoor Shot Put; Weight Throw; Hammer

2009 (Senior): Outdoor – Become the first women’s throwing event conference outdoor champion at Kentucky after clinching women’s discus conference title to earn All-SEC First Team honors … Named SEC Women’s Co-Field Athlete of the YearWon as a result of finishing first in discus at 182-0, third in the hammer with a personal-best distance of 192-1 and a fourth-place showing in the shot put with a heave of 52-3.75 … Won the 2009 SEC Outdoor Women’s Commissioner’s Cup, the trophy awarded to the league’s top individual points scorer with 21 total points … Set the varsity discus recordwith a winning throw of 187-8 at Ohio State while also breaking the Owens Stadium Record during the jesse Owens Track Classic in May … Named SEC Women’s Field Athlete of the Week, her fourth career recognition by the conference, as a result … .Automatically qualified for Nationals with a third-place discus toss of 181-0 at the NCAA Mideast regional in Louisville … Finished 17th overall at NCAA Championships with with a top discus throw of 161-2 … Earned SEC Athlete of the Week honors for third time in career after posting three NCAA qualifying marks to open the season at Arizona State. Indoor – Did not compete.

2008 (Junior): At U.S. Olympic Trials, finished 17th overall in the event with a toss of 50-2.50 on her final attempt. Outdoor – Did not compete. Indoor – At NCAA Championships, finished eighth in her flight and 16th overall in the women’s shot put, throwing a distance of 51-2.75 … Turned in a season-best performance and a fourth-place showing in the weight throw at the SEC Championships with a toss of 59-4.75 … Took third in the shot out at SECs with distance measuring 51-9 … A shot put throw of 55-03.00 placed her second nationally after competing at UK’s McCravy Memorial.

2007 (Sophomore): Indoor – Named 2007 Indoor All-American … Finished ninth at NCAA Indoor Championships with a shot put toss of 53-1.75 … Broke 24-year-old school record of 53-7.5 that was held by Cindy Crapper in 1983 in the indoor women’s shot put with a winning throw of 55-3.05 at Kentucky Invitational … Surpassed her previous personal-best and school record with a Iowa State Classic… Named SEC Female Field Athlete of the Week for performance at Iowa State. The award is the second such honor in Muffet’s career, as she was also named Female Field Athlete of the Week on April 5, 2006. It marked the first time in school history that a UK female athlete has won the award during the indoor season … Broke her own school record in the women’s shot put for second time in season at the SEC Indoor Championships capturing the 2007 shot put title with a school-record toss of 56-8.50 and was the SEC’s only automatic NCAA qualifier in the event. Outdoor – At NCAA Outdoor Championships just missed qualifying for the finals in the discus with a toss of 166-3 to finish 13th … At NCAA Mideast Regional threw a toss of 170-0 in women’s discus placing her second all-time in school history … Tied for the 2007 SEC Outdoor Women’s Commissioner’s Cup, the trophy awarded to the league’s top individual points scorer at the championships … She finished with 22 of UK’s 42 team points finishing second in the shot put and hammer throw and third in the discus Auburn’s Kerron Stewart also finished with 22 points … At the SEC Championships earned a regional qualifier and recorded the second-best hammer throw in school history with toss of 189-11.

2006 (Freshman): Indoor – Broke UK frosh records and moved into the all-time top ten in the shot put (52-4, third all-time) and weight throw (61-9, second all-time) … Placed third at the SEC Championships in the shot put and seventh in the weight throw … Was UK’s top scorer at the conference meet by tallying eight team points … Season-best mark of 52-4 in the shot put was an NCAA provisional mark … Placed first in the shot put and weight throw at the Kentucky Invitational … Posted a then-personal best (52-2.75) to finish first in the shot put at the Hoosier Relays … Outdoor – Outstanding first-year thrower who broke a 23-year old Kentucky shot-put record (54-2.50) at SEC Championships to place second … Ranks first in the shot put, tied for third in the hammer throw (186-6, frosh record) and eighth in the discus (156-0) all-time at UK … Placed eighth in the hammer throw at conference meet … Qualified regionally in all three throwing events … Finished sixth at regional meet in the shot put (52-4) to earn a trip to the NCAA Championships … Won the shot put and hammer throw titles at the Seminole Invitational … Brought home the shot crown at the Yellow Jacket Invite with a throw of 51-11.25 … Competed at the USA Track and Field Championships, finishing 16th overall.

High School: Won and set a state meet record with a personal-best toss of 50-6.50 in the shot put … Also won the discus title … Placed first by over 17 feet in the discus at the Midwest Meet of Champions … Also placed first in the shot put with a meet record of 49-8.50 … A seven-time all-Ohio selection … Won the hammer throw (171-5) title at the Nike Outdoor Nationals … Placed third in the shot put at the Nike Outdoor Nationals … Finished third in the shot put at the Nike Outdoor Nationals … Finished fourth in the shot put at the 2005 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships … Also competed in soccer her first three years in high school. Personal: Full name is Ashley Muffet … Born Sept. 16, 1986 in San Antonio, Texas … Parents are Dan and Patty Muffet … Father played collegiate football at Mount Union … Has two sisters, Brittany and Morgan, and one brother, Marcus.

Personal Bests: Shot Put – 56-8.50; Hammer Throw – 192-1; Discus – 187-8; Weight Throw – 61-9.

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