Track & Field
Bill Powers - Track & Field - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Senior
  • Previous School Barton (Kan.) JC

– Placed seventh at the SEC Championships in the weight throw with a toss of 58-02.50… Won first two weight throw competitions as a Wildcat, at the Rod McCravy Memorial and the SEC Quad Meet… Threw a personal-best 58-10.75 in the weight throw at the McCravy.

Junior College
Third in both the discus (165-11.00) and 35-pound weight throw (56-02.00) at NJCAA National Championships… NJCAA All-American in the discus and the hammer.

High School
A two-time New York state champion in the discus (1997, 1998)… Coached by Scott Rollo at Iroquois High School… Also a National Scholastic All-American.

Born May 18, 1980… Parent in Arleen Powers… Majoring in economics.

Personal Bests
35-pound Weight Throw: 58-10.75
Discus: 177-07.00
Hammer: 172-00.00
Shot Put: 49-09.00

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