Track & Field
Kevin Carney - Track & Field - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Junior
  • High school Father Ryan

High School: Earned All-America honors as a senior … Placed second in the pentathlon at the 2008 Nike Indoor Nationals with sixth-best mark in the nation … Placed fourth in the decathlon as a sophomore at the 2006 AAU Junior Olympics … Crowned Tennessee state high school high jump champion after finishing third the year before … Finished state runner-up in the decathlon his senior year … Tennessee Division II Middle Region Champion in high jump and decathlon in final year … Two-time Vanderbilt Great 8 Invitational Champion in high jump his last two years … Named to 2008 All-Midstate First Team in high jump as senior … Nashville City high jump champion in 2008 … Holds Great 8 Invitational record in the decathlon (5863) as well as the school record in the high jump (6-8) … Coached by Doug Jones and Jan Pippin … Played football for two years and basketball his freshman year … Honor roll student all four years … Principals award as sophomore and junior.

Personal: Full name is Kevin Arthur Carney … Born May 10, 1989 in St. Louis, Mo. … Parents are Dave and Pam Carney … Has two brothers Brent (26) and Ryan (24) … Mother Pam attended Kentucky.

Personal Bests: High Jump – 6-8; Pentathlon – 3430; Decathlon – 5863.

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