Track & Field
Mary Chris Durham - Track & Field - University of Kentucky Athletics

Mary ChrisDurham

  • class Senior
  • High school Owensboro

• 2009 All-District CoSIDA Academic Honor Roll
• 2009, 2008, 2007 and 2006 SEC Academic Honor Roll
• Varsity Record Holder – Indoor Pole Vault
• Varsity Record Holder – Outdoor Pole Vault
• Freshman Record Holder – Indoor Pole Vault

2009 (Junior): Outdoor – Matched the UK varsity record of 12-1.50 at the Florida Relays, improving her personal-best outdoor mark by more than five inches … Cleared 11-7.75 to finish seventh at Jesse Owens Track Classic. Indoor – Posted season-best height of 11-07.75 at the Kentucky Invitational.

2008 (Sophomore): Outdoor – At Nikoloff Invitational placed third overall with season-best vault of 11-7.25 which ranks third all-time at UK. Indoor – At SEC Championships, set a new school record clearing a height of 12-6.25 bettering her record set earlier this season by 2.75 inches to finish eighth in the conference … Cleared a height of 12-3.50 to set the school record at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational.

2007: Red-shirted.

2006 (Freshman): Outdoor – Broke the UK outdoor mark in the pole vault with a jump of 11-1 at the Jesse Owens Classic Indoor – Captured the school record with a near personal best jump of 11-11.75 (t-ninth place all-time UK) in the pole vault at the SEC Championships … Placed third at the Kentucky Invitational with a leap of 11-5.75 …Tied for fifth place at the Rod McCravy Invitational. High School: Jumped a personal best 12-0 at the Daviess County Invite … Won the state meet as a senior with a meet record jump of 11-6 … Set the indoor state meet record (11-6) by winning the Mason Dixon Games. Personal: Full name is Mary Christine Durham … Born July 18, 1986 … Parents are Terry and Mary Beth Durham … Has two brothers Clay and Rob … Brother Rob plays football at Georgetown (Ky.) College … Communications and history graduate with one year of eligibility left in each season.

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