Track & Field
Lincoln Young - Track & Field - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Senior
  • Hometown Bozeman, Montana
  • Major Digital Media and Design
  • High school Manhattan Christian 
Academic Accolades 

  • Academic All-District Team, 2021

  • SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll – 2020

2021-22 (Senior) 


  • Placed fifth in the Jim Green Invitational pole vault (15’11.75″/4.87m)
  • Competed in five meets

2020-21 (Junior) 

  • Top indoor pole vault came at the Tiger Paw Invite, 16’2”/4.93m, ranking No. 10 on the UK all-time indoor list
  • 12th at the SEC Championships


  • Career-best came at the Kentucky Invitational, finishing second with a clearance of 17’0”/5.18m
  • Finished 10th at the SEC Championships
  • Qualified for the NCAA East Preliminaries

2019-20 (Sophomore) 

  • PB at Doc Hale Invite in pole vault (16-1.75; 4.92m)

2018-19 (Freshman) 

  • Competed in the pole vault at five meets, with a season best 15’1″/4.60m at the McCravy Memorial on Feb. 2 where he placed fifth

High School 

  • Two-time State champion
  • One time State Runner-Up
  • State and Regional Junior Olympic Champion
  • Top six at Simplot Games


  • Birthday: September 5
  • Parents: Peter and Michelle Young
  • Siblings: Luke (older), younger: Lauren, Andrew, Jenae

  • Major: Digital media and design

  • Hobbies: Hiking, camping in the mountains, watching movies and writing short stories

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