Track & Field

SophieGalloway

  • position Jumps
  • class Sophomore
  • Hometown Mayfield, Ky.
  • Previous School Arkansas
  • High school Marshall County HS

https://www.tfrrs.org/athletes/8019658/Kentucky/Sophie_Galloway 

Academic Accolades 

  • SEC First Year Academic Honor Roll (2022) 

2021-22 (Freshman) 

Outdoor 

  • Transferred to Kentucky after one semester at Arkansas 
  • Qualified for NCAA Championships with an eighth-place finish in triple jump (42’9.5”/13.04m) at NCAA East Prelims, jumping the fourth best mark all-time for UK and earning the freshman record 
  • Earned honorable mention All-America honors in the triple jump 
  • Broke into UK’s all-time list in the triple jump at the Joe May Invitational (41’7.25”/12.68m, -1.8 m/s) at eighth all-time 
  • Earned collegiate personal bests in the 100H (14.33), long jump (19’2.75”/5.86m) and javelin (124’10”/38.04m) 
  • Made debut as a Wildcat at the Black and Gold Invitational where she competed in the 200m, 100H, high jump and javelin 
  • Competed in first heptathlon at the Texas Relays with her best finishes coming in the long jump (11th, 18’6.5/5.65m) and the javelin (11th, 117’5”/35.80m) 
  • Earned a college best in the high jump at Florida Relays (5’3.25”/1.61m) 

High School 

  • Four-time Gatorade Kentucky Girls Track & Field Athlete of the Year 
  • Won eight Class 3A state championships in track & field, including three her senior year in long jump, triple jump and 100m hurdles 
  • Placed second in triple jump and fourth in long jump at 2019 New Balance Outdoor Nationals 
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