Track & Field

LanceLang

  • class Junior
  • Hometown St. Louis, MO
  • High school McCluer North HS

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Career Accolades 

  • First team All-American in the 60m (2020), 200m (2021, 2022) and 4x400m (2020, 2021, 2022)
  • NCAA Indoor Championships fifth place finisher in the 200m (2022)
  • First team All-SEC Outdoors in the 4x400m (2021)
  • First team All-SEC Indoors in the 200m (2022)
  • Second team All-SEC in the 60m (2020, 2022), 200m (2021) and 4x400m (2021, 2022)
  • Second team All-American in the 100m (2021)
  • SEC gold medalist in the outdoor 4x400m (2021) and indoor 200m (2022)
  • SEC silver medalist in the 60m (2020)
  • SEC silver medalist in outdoor 4x400m (2022), 7th in collegiate history (2:59.93)

  • SEC bronze medalist in the 60m and 4x400m (2022)
  • NCAA indoor silver medalist in the 4x400m (2021)
  • On school record indoor 4x400m relay

2021-22 (Junior) 

Outdoor

  • Ran in the school record 4x400m relay for a silver medal and seventh fastest time in collegiate history (2:59.93)
  • Won the 100m with an all-conditions personal best of 10.02w (2.4), running faster than the UKTF school record at the Kentucky Invitational

  • Finished seventh in the 200m at SEC Championships ()

  • Ran in the fastest 4x100m of the season (39.18) in the Cats’ win at the Kentucky Invitational in addition to placing second in the 200m (20.30)
  • Ran in third fastest 4x400m in UKTF history (3:02.21) at the Florida Relays, winning the event

Indoor

  • Placed second in the 300m with the second-fastest time (33.04) in Kentucky history and was a member of the winning 4x400m relay
  • Won the 60m at the Jim Green Invitational with a time of 6.72 and was a part of the winning 4x400m relay (3:05.01)
  • Won the 60m (6.61) with a personal best time at the McCravy
  • Placed second in the 60m (6.65) and fourth in the 200m (20.59), becoming the then-third fastest 200m runner in the NCAA in the 2022 indoor season
  • Won the 200m title with a school record time of 20.32 for the second fastest time in the NCAA indoor season at SEC Championships
  • Earned bronze in the 60m (6.69) and 4x400m (3:04.04), the second fastest relay in school history
  • Qualified for NCAA Championships in the 60m, 200m and 4x400m relay
  • Finished fifth in the 200m at NCAA Championships (20.87) and was a member of the bronze medal-winning 4x400m relay (3:04.64), earning two first-team All-America honors

2020-21 (Sophomore) 
Indoor

  • First-team All-America for the 200m and 4x400m relay
  • Finished sixth nationally in the 200 and was part of the silver-medal relay that posted a school-record time of 3:03.61
  • Second-team All-SEC at the SEC Championships
  • Earned bronze at the SECs in the 200 and was part of the silver-medalist 4×400 relay
  • Posted the No. 5 indoor 200m time in UK history, 20.75 seconds at the Tiger Paw Invitational
  • Won the 200m at the McCravy-Green Invitational

Outdoor

  • Part of the eighth-place 4x400m relay team (3:03.63), earning first team All-America honors
  • Finished 22nd in the NCAA 100m semifinals (10.51), earning second team All-America honors
  • Qualified for the NCAA Championships in four events – the 100- and 200-meter dashes and 4×100 and 4×400 relays
  • Qualified for the 100 with a 10.08 time that is No. 2 in school history
  • Collected a gold medal and first-team All-SEC honors as part of the 4x400m relay that won the SEC Championships with a school-record time of 3:01.71
  • Set the school record in the SEC 200m finals with a time of 20.08 seconds, finishing fourth in the race
  • Won three races in the Kentucky Invitational (100, 200, 4×100), earning SEC Co-Newcomer of the Week honors
  • Also SEC Co-Newcomer of the Week after winning the 200m and placing third in the 4×100 at the Tom Jones Invitational

2019-20 (Freshman) 

  • 2020 NCAA Indoors All-American (60m, 4x400m)
  • Silver Medalist in the 60m at SEC Indoors
  • Placed 5th on the 4x400m relay at SEC Indoors, qualifying for NCAA Indoors (3:07.33)
  • No. 15 60m time in the NCAA (6.64)
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