Track & Field
Kaylie Kenne - Track & Field - University of Kentucky Athletics

KaylieKenne

  • position Distance/XC
  • class Senior
  • Hometown Wadsworth, OH
  • High school Medina-Highland High School

https://www.tfrrs.org/athletes/7365896/Kentucky/Kaylie_Kenne.html 

Academic Accolades 

  • SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll – 2020, 2021 
  • SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll – 2021, 2022 
  • SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll – 2020 

2021-22 (Junior) 

Outdoor 

  • Earned personal best in the 1500m (4:32.88) at the Kentucky Invitational 
  • Ran for a personal best in the 5000m (17:08.76) at Florida Relays 
  • Ran in five outdoor meets 

Indoor 

  • Placed sixth in the 3000m with a personal best time of 9:46.88 at the Music City Challenge 
  • Finished 10th in the mile (5:00.94) with a personal best time at the Jim Green Invitational 
  • Placed fifth in the 3000m at the Vanderbilt Invitational (9:52.62) 

Cross Country 

  • Scored points for Kentucky in the 6K at NCAA Southeast Regionals 
  • Placed 59th (21:54.9) in SEC Championships 
  • Finished in the top half of runner in the field (21:26.6) in the FSU Pre-Nationals 6K 
  • Ran in the Commodore Classic and Joe Piane Notre Dame Invitational women’s blue 5K as one of UK’s top eight runners 

2020-21 (Sophomore)
Cross Country 

  • Placed 20th at the SEC Championships, helping Kentucky to a fourth-place team finish that is the Wildcats’ best since 2013 
  • 10th-place finish at the Commodore Classic, helping UK win the team title 

 Indoor 

  • Turned in time of 5:07.76 to finish fifth in the mile run at the McCravy-Green Invitational 

2019-20 (Freshman)
Cross Country 

  • Competed in six meets 
  • Came in 77th place, out of 258 runners, at the NCAA Southeast Regional 
  • Finished 35th at the SEC Championships 

High School 

  • Placed second in the 3200 in the 2019 Ohio State Championship 

Personal 

  • Birthday: July 24 
  • Parents: Deric and Paula Kenne 
  • Sibling: Aiden Kenne 
  • Major: Human health sciences 
  • Hobbies: Hiking, swimming and hanging out with friends 
  • Favorite sports teams: The Los Angeles Lakers and Cleveland Indians 
  • Fun fact: Competed in gymnastics for 11 years before starting track & field 
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