Track & Field
Ryan Ratliff - Track & Field - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Senior
  • High school Anderson County

Collegiate Bests
HJ: 6’9.5″/2.07M

2014 (Junior)

Outdoor – Placed second at the Bellarmine Classic … Season-best clearance at 6’7″/2.01M came at the Florida Relays.
Indoor – Scored at the SEC Championships, finishing eighth with a clearance at 6’9″/2.06M.

2013 (Sophomore)
Outdoor – Competed in the high jump, long jump and over 200 meters … Finished 11th in the high jump at the SEC Championships … Personal best high jump clearance 2.07 meters / 6′ 9.5″ came in win at home meet Heart of the Bluegrass Classic … Season best 200 time 23.55 was recorded at season-opening Bulls Invitational (2.0 wind) … Season-best long jump 6.50M/21’4″ was recorded at Oliver Nikoloff Invitational in Cincinnati.

Indoor – Competed in the high jump with season-best clearance 2.00M/6′ 6.75″ coming at the Hoosier Open in December … Placed Ninth, just a spot outside scoring at the SEC Championship, based on attempts as he tied the top clearance of the eight-place finisher.

2012 (Freshman)
Indoor – Season-best high jump mark of 1.94M/6’04.25″ was second best on the team … Reached a high jump mark of 1.93M/6’04.00″ at the Polytan Invitational in Bloomington, Ind.

Outdoor – Notched a mark of 1.93M/6’04.00″ at Bellarmine Invitational in Louisville.

High School
Region 6 class AAA regional high jump champion as a senior … Won the gold medal in the high jump at the Carl Deaton Classic as a junior and senior … Holds the Anderson County High School high jump record and 4×200-meter record … Ran track for two years where he was coached by Robert Meacham … Played basketball throughout his four years at Anderson County High School, and played football as a senior … Basketball team won the regional championship during the 2008-09 season … Football team was regional runner-up during his senior season … Was a DARE role model and member of the Principal’s Advisory Council.

Son of Roy and Robin Ratliff … Has one younger brother, Ross … Cousin Ted Ratliff was a pitcher for Boston College.

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