Track & Field
Shiara Robinson - Track & Field - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Senior
  • High school Pickerington North

Collegiate Bests
60M: 7.80 | 200M: 24.75 | 400M: 55.37 | 400H: 1:00.85

2013 (Senior)
Outdoor – UK’s 400-meter hurdles leader … Competed in three events at the SEC Championships including helping score two points as part of the seventh-place 4×400-meter relay team … Won the 400H and ran achor leg of 4×400-meter relay on senior day at the Heart of the Bluegrass Classic … Season-best time 1:01.39 came at Penn Relays … Inducted into Frank G. Ham Society of Character.

Indoor – Competed at 60, 200 and 300 meters … 60M personal best time 7.80 and 300M 39.59 both came at the Hoosier Open … 200M season-best 25.18 came at Kentucky Invitational.

2012 (Junior)
Outdoor – Finished fifth in the women’s 4x100m relay with a time of 45:59 at the NCAA East Preliminary … Named to the 2012 Spring Sports Southeastern Conference Academic Honor Roll … Ran PR in 400-meter hurdles with time of 1:00.85 at Florida Relays.

Indoor – Competed at 200 and 400 meters … Season best 400M time 44.62 came at SEC Championships.

2011 (Sophomore)
Outdoor – Member of UK’s program-record setting 4×400-meter relay team at the NCAA East Preliminaries, crossing the line in 3:34.12, finishing in eighth … Led the team in the 400-meter hurdles, running a 1:00.99 at the Florida Relays … Ran a season-best time of 24.68 in the 200-meter dash at the Border Battle.

Indoor – Ran the second leg of Kentucky’s third-place distance medley relay team at the SEC Championships … PR 400 meters time 55.37 came at SEC Championships.

2010 (Freshman)
Outdoor – Collected an eighth-place finish at the UCF Black and Gold Challenge with a time of 24.75 in the 200m dash … SEC Freshman Honor Roll.

Indoor – Competed at 60, 200 and 400 meters … 60M season-best 7.83 came at Rod McCravy Memorial Meet … 200M season-best 25.48 was recorded at Kentucky Invitational … Season-best time at 400M 58.18 came at Tyson Invitational.

High School
Placed 11th at Ohio division I state championship meet in the 200m dash as a senior shortly after a regional runner-up result and district crown in the race … In final season, ran on fourth-place 4x200m relay team at state meet after a regional runner-up result and district crown in the two-lap race … Collected regional fifth-place finished and district runner-up showings in the 100m dash and 4x100m relay … As a junior, finished ninth at Ohio division I state championship meet in the 200m dash after taking district crown in the event … Competed on 4x100m relay district championship team and 4x200m relay runner-up squad I third year … Member of 4x100m relay regional runner-up squad as a sophomore while capturing district championship in 4x200m relay … Owns school 200m dash record of 24.82 … Team finished fifth at districts and division runner-up as senior … During junior campaign, squad was runner-up at regional and district meets and division champions … Coached by Jim Langenderfer … Four-year letter winner in track … Member of cheerleading squad first three years, including competitive cheer squad as freshman and sophomore … Cheer team finished second overall at UCA Nationals as sophomore and third overall as freshman after finishing third in the Division 1 state competition both years alongside division and grand championships … Honor roll sudent … President of Youth Connections student group, Editor-in-chief of Yearbook Staff and member of Key Club … Volunteered with Race for the Cure and GUMC Youth Mission Trips.

Full name is Shiara L Robinson … Born Jan. 31, 1991 in Tampa, Florida … Parents are Rodney and Jennifer Robinson … Has one sister, Safira … Will graduate with degree in management and marketing … SEC Honor Roll every season at UK.

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