- class Senior
- High school U.N. Nuestra
2008 Olympian (Venezuela) – 200m Dash
2008 Venezuelan Federation of Athletics Male Athlete of the Year
2008 Venezuelan National Record Holder – 200m Dash
2008 NCAA Outdoor Third Place – 4x400m Relay
2008 NCAA Outdoor All-American – 4x400m Relay
2008 NCAA Outdoor Semifinalist – 200m Dash, 4x100m Relay
2008 All-Mideast Regional Team – 200m Dash, 4x100m Relay
2008 SEC Outdoor Champion – 4x400m Relay
2008 All-SEC Outdoor First Team – 4x400m Relay
2008 NCAA Indoor Semifinalist – 200m Dash, 4x400m Relay
2007 NCAA Outdoor Semifinalist – 4x400m Relay
2007 All-Mideast Regional Team – 4x100m Relay
2007 NCAA Indoor Second Place – 4x400m Relay
2007 NCAA Indoor All-American – 4x400m Relay
2007 SEC Indoor Champion – 4x400m Relay
2007 All-SEC Indoor First Team – 4x400m Relay
2006 All-Mideast Regional Team – 200m Dash and 4x400m Relay
2006 All-SEC Indoor Second Team – 4x400m Relay
Varsity Record Holder 4x400m Relay (Indoor)
Varsity Record Holder 4x400m Relay (Outdoor)
Freshman Record Holder 200m Dash (Outdoor)
2008 (Junior): Outdoor – Competed for Venezuela at 2008 Beijing Summer Olympic Games, finishing fifth in his 200m dash first-round heat with a time of 21.06 … As a result was named Male Athlete of the Year by Venezuela Federation of Athletics … At the Mideast Regional, turned in a personal-best 200m dash time of 20.58 that broke Venezuelan National Record, automatically qualified him for NCAAs, ranks third all-time at UK and beat the Olympic “A” standard cut to qualify for the summer games … Anchored 4x400m relay team at NCAA Championships that broke the school record with a third-place time of 3:02.00 … Earned Outdoor All-America honor for his 4x400m relay effort … Also competed for UK 4x100m relay squad that finished 13th nationally with a time of 40.11 … At the NCAA Championships finished 20th in the country in the 200m dash, clocking in at 21.23 … Anchored SEC Champion 4x400m relay team with winning time of 3:04.57 … Placed third in 200m dash at Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Championships held in Cali, Colombia, with a time of 20.79 … Ran second leg on the Mideast Regional 4x100m relay that placed fourth with a time of 39.72 … Ran season-best 400m time of 47.58 at Yellow Jacket Invitational. Indoor – At NCAA Championships, anchored 4x400m relay squad that finished 10th nationally in a time of 3:08.60 … Also ran 200m dash at NCAA meet, placing tenth nationally by crossing line in personal-best indoor time of 20.99 that ranks third all-time at UK … Placed fifth at the SEC Championships, with a personal-best 400m dash time of 47.08 that ranks sixth all-time in school history … Finished seventh in 200m dash at SECs with time of 21.39 … Placed fourth in 4x400m relay at SECs with time of 3:11.48 after the inital handoff was impeded.
2007 (Sophomore): Indoor – Earned All-America honor as member of 4x400m relay squad that finished second to at the NCAA Indoor Championships, with a time of 3:06.34 … On the men’s 4×400 relay team that ran the second-fastest time in the country and claimed the SEC title finishing first with a time of 3:05.87 to set a new Nutter Field House record, automatically qualifying for the NCAA Championships and breaking the school record set in 1996 … At SEC Indoors finished seventh in the 200-meter dash with a provisional mark of 21.21 – fourth-fastest mark all-time at UK… Part of 4×400 relay team posting a provisional time of 3:07.21 at Iowa State Classic … Member of 4×400 relay squad that finished first with a provisional time of 3:08.99 and a McCravy meet record. Outdoor – Defended his 2005 Venezuelan Games title in the 200m with a 20.88 mark … Member of men’s 4×400 relay squad finishing first with a regional-qualifying time of 3:06.29 at Yellow Jacket Invitational. … In the men’s 200-meter dash preliminaries at SEC Outdoors had a qualifying time of 21.13, and season-best mark … Part of the men’s 4×400 meter relay squad, recorded a season-best time of 3:03.96 at the SEC Outdoor Championships … Leg of men’s 4x100m relay squad that recorded a season-best time of 40.33 at the SEC Championships … Ran a personal-best time of 10.45 in the 100m dash at the Shamrock Invitational … Part of men’s 4×400 relay team that finished in a time of 3:04.49 at Mideast Regional to qualify for NCAA Championship … Competed as part of men’s 4×400 relay team at NCAA Championships with a time of 3:07.68.
2006 (Freshman): Indoor – Helped the Cats finish third in the 4×400 at the SEC Championships … Notched the 10th-fastest indoor 400 (47.52) in school history at the Iowa State Qualifier … Posted a season-best 21.69 in the 200 at the Rod McCravy Invite … Ran the third leg of the 4×400 relay which broke Rod McCravy Memorial meet record … Helped propel UK to a first-place triumph in the 4×400 at the Iowa State Qualifier (3:07.01, fourth-fastest mark nationally). Outdoor – Tremendous first season highlighted by a trip to the NCAA Championships in the 200 … Earned All-Region honors with a sixth-place finish in the 200 (20.79) at the Mideast Regional … Personal best mark of 20.79 broke the UK freshman record and placed him fifth all-time at Kentucky … Qualified regionally for the 400 (47.26) … Ran the second leg of the Wildcats’ school-record breaking 4×400 relay (3:02.97) at the Mideast Regional… Helped Kentucky finish second at the SEC Championships in the 4×400 and sixth in the 4×100 … UK freshman record in the 200 with a personal best mark of 20.79 at the regional championships … Qualified regionally for the 400 (47.26 ) … Won the 200 (21.28) at the Venezuela National Championships … Ran the third leg of the Cats’ regional qualifying 4×100 relay (40.23) … Posted the second fastest 100 (10.67) for the Cats in `06.
High School: Owns the Venezuelan Junior National record for the 400, which broke current Wildcat Luis Luna’s old mark … Versatile runner who competed in the 100, 200 and 400 as a prep. Personal: Born March 30, 1986 … Parents are Edith and Jose Acevedo … Major is accounting.
Personal Bests: 100 Meters- 10.45; 200 Meters – 20.58; 400 Meters – 46.62.