Track & Field

RobertSpringfield III

  • position Jumps
  • class Fifth Year
  • Hometown Louisville, Kentucky
  • Major Business Management
  • High school Trinity

2022-23 (Fifth Year)


  • Placed 6th in the long jump with a jump of 24’8.25”/7.43m at the UCF Black & Gold Invite


  • Placed 3rd in the long jump with a jump of 23’4.75″/7.13m at the Commonwealth College Opener.
  • Won and set a career best in the long jump with a 25’3.5″/7.71m at the Rod McCravy Memorial.
  • Placed 4th in the long jump with a 24’10″/7.57m at the Vanderbilt Invitational.

2021-22 (Senior) 


  • Season best long jump came at Black and Gold Invite (24’10”/7.57m)

  • Competed in five meets, including SEC Championships


  • Jumped for personal best at the McCravy (25’2.5”/7.68m), placing second
  • Finished second in the long jump (24’8.25″/7.52m) at the Cardinal Classic with a personal best and seventh longest jump in Kentucky history

  • Competed in six meets, including SEC Championships

2020-21 (Junior) 

  • Had a personal-best long jump at the SEC Championships, 24’3.75”/7.41, a leap that ranks No. 10 in UK history

2019-20 (Sophomore) 

  • Placed 12th at SEC Indoors in triple jump
  • Placed 13th at SEC Indoors in long jump

2018-19 (Freshman) 

  • Placed 12th at the SEC Championships in the long jump
  • LJ season best was 23’10.75″/7.28m to place sixth at the McCravy on Feb. 2
  • Competed in the LJ at five meets

High School 

  • Kentucky State Champion in the high jump
  • Kentucky State silver medalist in the long jump
  • New Balance Outdoor Nationals qualifier


  • Full name: Robert Springfield (goes by Roobie)
  • Birthday: July 12
  • Major: Business management
  • Parents: Robert and Kim Springfield
  • Sibling: Kami (younger)
  • Notes: Volunteers at the Canaan Christian Church, helping to provide meals and clothing for the homeless
  • Helped coach at the Shooting with the Stars camp for Adults with disabilities
  • Four year basketball player at Trinity High School
  • During 2017-18 his team held a 30-4 record, District Champs, Regional Champs, Louisville Invitational Tournament Champs, FBI Classic Champs, King of the Bluegrass Runners-Up
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