Track & Field
Stephan Smith - Track & Field - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Senior
  • High school Chiles

• 2008 NCAA Indoor Championship Semifinalist – 4x100m Relay

2007-08 (Senior): Indoor – At NCAA Championships, member of tenth-place 4x400m relay team recording a time of 3:08.60 … Posted season-best time of 3:07.35 as a member of 4x400m relay at Iowa State Qualifier … Also ran season-best time of 1:50.06 in the 800m run at the Qualifier … Ran At SEC Championships, member of seventh-place distance medley relay team that posted a time of 10:01.70. Outdoor – Did not compete.

2006-07 (Junior): Cross Country – Competed in five of UK’s six meets during his junior season … Was sixth on the team and 21st overall at the Old Timer’s Classic with a 5-mile time of 28:30 … UK’s No. 5 runner at the Greater Louisville Classic. Indoor – Notched a personal-best 4:11.83 to finish second in the men’s mile. at McCravy Memorial. Outdoor – At AT&T Outdoor Track and Field Championships, Smith finished the 800-meter run in 1:49.18, which bested his previous PR of 1:49.56 … At SEC Championships, SEC Outdoors just missed qualifying for the finals with a season-best time of 1:50.19 in 800 meters earning him a spot at the Mideast Regional.

2005-06 (Sophomore): Cross Country – Ran in three races for the UK harriers… Served as Kentucky’s fourth runner at the Penn State Invite and the SEC Championships. Indoor – Placed sixth and posted UK’s second-fastest 800 of the season (1:50.58) at the Iowa State Qualifier … Ran the opening leg of Kentucky’s fourth-place distance medley relay at the SEC Championships … Anchored the Wildcats’ first-place 4×800 squad at the Kentucky Invitational. Outdoor – Finished second in the 800 at the Seminole Invite with a season best mark of 1:51.17 … Anchored the second place 4×800 relay at the Sea Ray Relays… Helped UK place fourth in the collegiate flight of the 4×800 relay at the prestigious Penn Relays.

2004-05 (Freshman): Cross Country – Ran in four races as a freshman … Was UK’s fifth runner at the Stanford Invitational … Competed at the SEC Championships. Indoor – Ran a season-best time of 1:52.68 in the 800 meters at the McCravy Invitational, finishing third … Competed at the Kentucky Invitational in the mile, crossing the finish line in fourth with a time of 4:21.64. Outdoor – Competed in the 800 meters for UK throughout the season … Clocked a then-personal-best time of 1:50.65 in the prelim at the SEC Championships … Ran the third leg of the 4×400 meter relay team at the SEC Championships … Was the second leg of the 4×400 meter relay team that competed at the NCAA Mideast Regional, splitting at 46.9 … Competed at the Music City Distance Carnival in the 800 meters, recording a personal-best time of 1:49.56 … Also competed at the USA Junior National Championships in the 800 meters.

High School: Finished first and second at the FHSAA State Championships in the 4×800 meter relay and 800 meters, respectively … Finished fourth at the FHSAA cross country championships … Won the Dekalb Invitational as a senior with a personal-best time of 1:51.74 in the 800 meters. Personal: Full name is Stephan L. Smith … Born May 27, 1986 … Grandparents are Leroy and Delories Sloan … Majoring in chemical engineering.

Personal Bests: 800 Meters – 1:49.56.

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