Track & Field
Jacob Wildenmann - Track & Field - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Redshirt Junior
  • High school Trinity

Collegiate Bests
: 4:02.17 | 3,000M: 8:36.46 | 5,000M: 15:23.39

2013-14 (Sophomore)
Cross Country – Competed at two meets, the Belmont Opener and the Greater Louisville Classic … Ran 26:51.9 at the GLC and 17:14.7 at the Belmont Opener.

2012-13 (Freshman)
Indoor – Competed at 3,000 and 5,000 meters … Collegiate-best 3K 8:36.46 occurred at Rod McCravy Memorial Meet … Top 5K time 15:23.39 was recorded at Notre Dame Meyo Invitational.

Cross Country – Top 5K time 16:43.5 was recorded at Belmont Opener … 8K best 25:41.3 was recorded at SEC Championships where he finished 68th.

High School: Competed in the 1,600, 3,200 and 5,000 meters… Named Area 3 Runner of the Year during his junior and senior campaigns … Named first team All-State as a junior and senior … Two-time state runner-up in cross country as a junior and senior … Won the 2010 emerging elite mile at the New Balance Outdoor Nationals … Academic All-State as a sophomore and junior … His high school won the cross country state championship in 2010.

Personal: Son of John and Diana Wildenmann … Has a younger sister, Olivia … Chose UK for its strong athletic support and its great team, coaches and athletics … Goes by Jake.

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