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Charles Lenford Jr. - Track & Field - University of Kentucky Athletics

CharlesLenford Jr.

  • class Senior
  • Hometown Oceanside, Calif.
  • High school Oceanside
62′ 8.75″
189′ 4″
54.44m (0.0)
178′ 7″
19.70m (0.0)
64′ 7.75″

2018-19 (Junior)

  • SEC scorer in the shot put placing eighth
  • Won the weight throw at the McCravy on Feb. 1

2017-18 (Sophomore)

  • SEC scorer in the discus placing seventh with a PB 178’7″/54.44m
  • Placed 10th in the SEC shot put
  • NCAA East Prelims in the shot put and discus
  • Missed the NCAA discus championships by one spot and 2.25 inches in the shot put, placing 13th at NCAA East Prelims when the top-12 advance
  • Placed fourth at Natinoal Relays with a shot put PB 62’8.76″/19.12m
  • Tossed a hammer throw PB 189’4″/57.70m at the UCF Black & Gold Challenge in mid-March


  • Placed 10th in the shot put at SECs
  • Competed at six meets

2016-17 (Freshman)
Outdoor – NCAA East Preliminary Championships qualifier in the shot put and discus … Competed at the USATF Junior Championships in the shot put and discus … Scored a point in the shot put with an eighth-place throw of 57’9.75″/17.62m … Shot put PR mark 59’1.25″/18.01m came in a 19th-place finish at NCAA East Prelims … Discus PR 177’11″/54.24m occurred at SEC Relays in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in late April
Indoor – Placed 14th in the shot put at the SEC Championships, with a mark of 56’2″/17.12m … Weight throw season best was 48’2.75″/14.70m in a 15th-place performance at Hoosier Open

Prior to UK
California Discus Champion in 2015 … AAU Junior Olympics Champion in the discus in 2015 … Runner-up in the shot put at AAU Junior Olympics in 2015 and Mount SAC Relays in 2016.

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