Track & Field
Stacey Eden - Track & Field - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Senior
  • High school Shelby County

Collegiate Bests
800M: 2:00.28 | 1,500M: 3:58.76 | Mile: 4:17.71 | 3,000M: 8:34.62 | 5,000M: 14.47.17 | 10,000M: 33:35.41

2012-13 (Junior)
Cross Country – UK’s No. 4 finisher at the last four races of the season … 8K season-best time 25:01.40 came at Pre-Nationals in his hometown Louisville … Ran 32.13.09 as the No. 87 finisher at NCAA Southeast Regionals.

2011-12 (Sophomore)
Outdoor – Produced a PR time of 33:35,41 at the SEC Championships on the LSU campus in Baton Rouge, La. … Top time at 1,500 meters came during the Polytan Invitational with a time of 3:59.50 … Season-best 5,000 meters time of 14:57.84 came at the Texas Roadhouse Border Battle.

Indoor –
Ran a PR mile time of 4:17.71 at the Rod McCravy Memorial Meet … Season best 3,000-meter time of 8:51.61 came at the Kentucky Invitational … Top 5,000-meter time occurred at UW Husky Classic in 14:56.05.

Cross Country – Opened up his sophomore season with a 13th place finish at the Belmont-VU Opener, completing the 5K event in 15:55.52 … Ran the 8K in 25:51.02 when Kentucky defeated Tennessee at the University of Tennessee Cross Country Invitational … Completed the 8K in 25:31.88 at the Virginia/Panorama Invitational … Ran his best 8K time at the Greater Louisville Classic where he ran a 24:53.45 … Finished 22nd at the SEC Cross Country Championships after finishing the 8K in 25:02.65 … Eden’s 5K time at the Belmont-VU Opener and 8K time at the Greater Louisville Classic were the second best of the year for the Wildcats.

2010-11 (Freshman)
Outdoor – Competed at 1,500 and 5,000 meters … Best time in the 1,500M run came at the Border Battle … Had the second best time on the team in the 5,000M run.

Indoor – Ran in the 3,000 meters at the Husky Classic.

Cross Country – One of the Wildcats’ top freshman runners … Led Kentucky at the NCAA Southeast Regional with a time of 32:54.40 (6K) … Finished in 89th place overall at the NCAA Southeast Regional … Had his best 8K time of the season at the Greater Louisville Invitational (25:07.70) … Had his best finish of the season at the San Francisco Invitational, crossing the line in 15th place overall … Has the second best finish on the team in the Iona College Meet of Champions and the Greater Louisville Invitational.

High School
Outdoor State Champion in the 3,200M run – track (2009) … Indoor State Champion in the 3,000M run – track (2005) … Two-time AAU National Champion in the 3,000M – track (2005, 2008) … AAU National Champion in the 4x800M relay – track (2008) … member of the National Champion 3,200M Relay Team at the USATF Nationals in 2006 … Two-Time BMX National Champion and five-time World Championship top-10 finisher … Holds Shelby County High School Records in the 5,000, 4,000, 3,000 and 1,500M, two mile, and one mile runs … 2010 FBLA Regional Champion, an academic award for excellence … 2009 FBLA Regional Runner-up.

Born on January 11, 1992 in Louisville, Ky … Son of Russ and Maggie Eden … Has one brother Max … Earned 12 letters in high school, six in track and six in cros country … Major is Finance.

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