Track & Field
Robert Scharold - Track & Field - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Senior
  • High school Campbell County

Collegiate Bests
: 1:50.84 | 1,500m: 3:49.58 | Mile: 4:09.99

2013-14 (Senior)
Cross Country – Emerged as a solid contributor for UK during the cross country season … Was UK’s No. 4 finisher at the NCAA Southeast Regional with a 10,000-meter time of 31:09.90 … Best 8k time of the season was 25:32.1 at the Bluegrass Invitational in Lexington.

2012-13 (Junior)
Outdoor – Competed at 800 and 1,500 meters as well as in the mile … PR mile 1:50.84 came in a third-place performance at Kentuckiana Border Battle … collegiate best 1,500M 3:49.58 was recorded at Stanford Invitational … Competed in two events, the 800 and 1,500m at the SEC Championships.

Indoor – Competed at 800 meters and in the mile … Finalist in the SEC mile competiton with a PR 4:09.99 having come in that event’s final … Season best half mile 1:53.32 occurred at Tyson Invitational in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

Cross Country – Competed at four meets with 8,000 meter season-best time 26:12.5 having occurred at NCAA Pre-Nationals … Also competed at Panorama Farms Invitational and Belmont Opener.

2011-12 (Sophomore)
Outdoor – Competed over 800 and 1,500 meters … Season-best 800M time 1:51.90 came at Payton Jordan Ivitational, one of the nation’s premier distance meets at Stanford … Top 1,500M performance 3:57.99 was recorded at season-opening USF Bulls Invitational.

Indoor – Competed over 800 meters and in the mile … Season-best 800M time 1:51.95 was recorded at SEC Championships where he scored points for UK, placing seventh in the final … Season-best mile time 4:17.94 was recorded at the Notre Dame Meyo Invitational.

Cross Country – Placed 42nd to open his sophomore year at the Belmont-VU Opener, completing the 5K event in 16:33.18… Finished the 8K at the Greater Louisville Classic in 26:04.23 … Competed in the Panorama Farms Invitational, running the 8K in 27:49.90 … Competed in the NCAA Southeast Region Championships.

2010-11 (Freshman)
Outdoor – Competed at the Payton Jordan Invite in the 800M run, finishing with his personal-best time of the season 1:53.12 … Ran at 800 and 1,500M at the SEC Championships … Season-best 1,500 time 4:03.81 was recorded at Kentuckiana Border Battle.

Indoor – Did not compete.

Cross Country – Best time of the year came at the San Francisco Invitational, finishing the 8K race in a time of 27:45 … Also earned his highest finish of the season at the San Francisco Invitational, finishing in 54th place overall.

High School
Two-time Track and field 800M state champion (2009, 2010) … Kentucky Enquirer Track and Field Athlete of the Year (2009,2010) … ran the mile in a staggering 4:17.43 (2009) … track and field regional champion (2009,2010) … cross country regional champion (2006) … hold the state (KY) record in the 800M … holds the regional record in the 800M, 4×4 and the 4×8.

Full name is Robert Daniel Scharold … goes by Robbie … born on May 5, 1992 … son of Greg and Donna Scharold … has two brothers, steven and Joe Scharold … Brother, Joe played baseball at the University of the Cumberlands … Robbie is undecided about his major.

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