Track & Field
Dalton Shepler - Track & Field - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • position Pole Vault
  • class Junior
  • Hometown Vandalia, Ohio
  • High school Butler 

Academic Accolades 

  • SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll – 2022 

2021-22 (Sophomore) 


  • Competed in all five regular season meets 
  • Best clearance came at SEC Championships (16’4.75”/5.0m) 
  • Placed fourth at Kentucky Invitational 


  • Competed at SEC Championships 
  • Vaulted at five regular season indoor meets 
  • Best clearance of the indoor season was 16’5.25”/5.01m at Virginia Tech 

2020-21 (Freshman)

  • Competed in the pole vault in four meets, finishing second at the McCravy-Green Invitational and the Tiger Paw Invite 


  • Steadily improved his personal best, culminating at the NCAA East Preliminary with a vault of 16’10.75”/5.15m 
  • Recorded third-place finishes at Weems Baskin Relays, Tom Jones Invitational, and Kentucky Invitational 


  • Birthday: November 28 
  • Parent: Jamie Shepler 
  • Major: Biology – Pre-Dental 
  • Hobbies: Going to the lake, being a mechanic 
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