Track & Field
Michael Browning - Track & Field - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • position Throws
  • class Senior
  • Hometown Hebron, CT
  • High school Rham High School 

Academic Accolades 

  • First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll – 2020 
  • SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll – 2021, 2022 
  • CoSIDA Academic-All-District Team – 2021 
  • USTFCCCA All-Academic – 2022

2022-23 (Senior)


  • Placed third at the Rod McCravy Memorial with a throw of 64’5.25″/19.64 meters.
  • Placed fifth at the Vanderbilt Invitational with a throw of 63’3.25″/19.28 meter.
  • Placed fourth at the Tiger Paw Invite with a season best 65’1.5″/19.85 meters.
  • Placed ninth at the SEC Championships with a throw of 64’1″/19.53 meters.

2021-22 (Junior) 


  • Earned personal best in the hammer throw (197’9”/60.28m) in second place finish at the Kentucky Invitational, becoming eighth all-time for UK in the event 
  • Won hammer throw at Oliver Nikoloff Invitational (190’10”/58.16m) 
  • Tied hammer throw personal best at SEC Championships 


  • Earned a third-place finish in the weight throw at the McCravy (63’5.5”/19.34m) 
  • Won the weight throw (65’5.43”/19.95m) at the Cardinal Classic  
  • Won the weight throw at the Jim Green Invitational (63’11.75”/19.50m) 
  • Placed second in the weight throw at the Vanderbilt Invitational (62’8″/19.10m) 
  • Competed in the weight throw at SEC Championships 

2020-21 (Sophomore)

  • Had his personal best in the weight throw at the SEC Championships, 63’4.25”/19.31m, which is eighth in school history 


  • His personal best of 186’0”/56.70m in the hammer throw, done at the Tom Jones Invitational, is eighth in school history 

2019-20 (Freshman) 

  • Placed ninth at SEC Indoor Championships in the weight throw with a PB of 59-8.5 (18.20m) 
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