- class Senior
- Hometown Owensboro, Ky.
- High school Daviess County HS
Collegiate bests – 3k: 8:40.26 | 5k: 14:52.59 | 3k steeple: 9:28.69
SEC Honor Roll – 2017
Cross Country – Ran at six meets, consistently contributing for UK … UK’s No. 3 finisher at SECs running 24:32.50 to finish 22nd overall … UK’s No. 4 finisher, 72nd overall, with a 10k time of 31:02.70 at the NCAA Southeast Preliminary Championships … 8k season best was 24:17.20 to place 10th at the Bluegrass Invitational
Outdoor – Ran at one meet – the Raleigh Relays, placing 14th in the 3k steeplechase with a debut time of 9:28.69
Indoor – Ran three 5ks with a best of 14:52.59 to place seventh at the Husker Invite … Placed eighth in the 3k at Kentucky Invitational
Cross Country – Competed at the NCAA Southeast Regional, placing 43rd in the 10k in 30:28.50 … Placed 30th as part of UK’s third-place team at SECs … Placed third at Kentucky Twilight
Cross Country – Ran four meets with an 8k season best 25:2.50 having come in a 40th-place finish at Pre-Nationals in Louisville.
Prior to UK
A distance prospect, Southard owns personal bests of 9:13.59 for the 3,200m and 4:31.02 for the 1,600m … 3,200m Kentucky State Champion as a senior in 2015 . State Championship-winning time of 9:13.59 is the two-mile is a record at Davies County High School.
Majoring in Marketing