Track & Field
Caroline McCaslin - Track & Field - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Junior
  • Previous School Elon
  • High school Assumption

Collegiate Bests
: 2:25.35 | 1,500m: 4:38.84 | Mile: 5:11.40 | Steeplechase: 10:34.87

  • SoCon Champion – Steeplechase (2013)
  • SoCon All-Freshman Team – Steeplechase (2013)
  • SoCon All-Freshman Team – Indoor Mile (2013)
  • SoCon All-Freshman team – Cross Country (2012)

Outdoor – Broke the UK 3k steeplechase record with a time of 10:31.63 to win at Florida’s Tom Jones Memorial Invitational.

Prior to UK
Proven as an accomplished distance runner at the collegiate level as a Conference Champion in the 3,000-meter steeplechase … Also a three-time Conference All-Freshman team selection (steeplechase, mile and cross country) … NCAA East Preliminary Championship qualifier in the steeplechase.

2012-13 (Freshman) – Elon –
Outdoor – Earned the SoCon championship in the 3,000m steeplechase with a time of 10:42.89 … Named to SoCon All-Freshman team and garnered all-league honors in the 3,000m steeplechase … Set a school-record in the 3,000m steeplechase with a time of 10:34.87 at the Duke Invitational and finished fifth … Ran a season-best time of 4:38.84 in the 1,500m race at the Raleigh Relays … Clocked a season-best performance of 2:25.35 in the 800m at Coastal Carolina Invitational.

Indoor Ran in four meets on the season .. A member of the 4x400m relay team that finished seventh at the Wake Forest Invitational with a time of 4:24.00 .. Ran a season-best time of 5:11.40 in the one-mile at the 2013 SoCon Indoor Championships earning All-Freshman accolades.

Cross Country – Ran in three meets on the season…Ran season-best time of 18:51.2 at the Queens Royal Challenge on Oct. 12…Had a time of 18:27.65 at the Southern Conference Championships on Oct. 27…Clocked in at 25:01.31 in her first collegiate race at the Charlotte Invitational on Sept. 28…Earned a spot on a All-SoCon Freshman team.

High School
Cross Country – Placed eighth at the 2011 Kentucky State Cross Country Championships…Named to the all-state team…Helped Assumption HS to the state cross country title in both 2011 and 2012…Selected as team captain…Earned all-state academic honors…Member of the National Honor Society…Graduated from AHS with honors and on the Principal’s List…Posted a PR of 18:42 in the 5K.

Track – Finished fourth in the 1600m at the 2012 Kentucky State Championships…Member of the 4x800m relay team that broke the Kentucky state record….Helped AHS to the 2012 state track title….Earned All-American honors in 2012 in the 4x mile relay…Placed third in the 4x mile relay at the New Balance Indoor Nationals…Selected as team captain…Named to the all-state and all-state academic teams…Qualified for the 2011 Nike Cross Nationals in Portland, Ore…Received the Coaches’ Recognition Award…Posted a PR of 5:02.73 in the mile, 7:35 in the 2000m-steeplechase and a 2:18 relay split in the 800m.

Full name is Caroline Whitney McCaslin…Daughter of Glenn and Margaret McCaslin…Received the Louisville Zoo “Youth Award” in 2011 for outstanding volunteer service.

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