Track & Field
Tamyah Pipkin - Track & Field - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Senior
  • High school Tates Creek

Collegiate Bests
: 7.56 | 100m: 11.61 | 200m: 23.64

2014 (Junior)
Outdoor – NCAA East Preliminary Championship qualifier for the second straight year, qualifying in the 100M and running a 11.98 in the preliminary round … Ran a leg in the prelims to help qualify UK’s Silver-Medal 4x100M relay team at the SEC Championships.
Indoor –
Competed sparingly.

2013 (Sophomore)
Outdoor – Competed at 100 and 200 meters … Had a breakout season, her first under head coach Edrick Floreal’s tutelage … NCAA East Preliminary Championship qualifier in both the 100 and 200m … Personal best 200m time, 23.64 came at NCAA Regionals … Became the third fastest Wildcat all-time at 200 meters, clocking in at 23.67 over 200m in a win at the Kentuckiana Border Battle … Wind-legal 100 meters personal best 11.70 came in the Penn Relays final … No. 9 Wildcat all-time at 100 meters … A member of three of the five fastest 4×100-meter relay teams in school history … Ran a wind-aided 11.65 at the Texas Relays … Ran on 4×1 and 4×400-meter relay teams at Penn Relays.

Indoor – Competed at 60, 200 and 300 meters … Ran an impressive then-PR 23.68, missing a spot in the final and scoring place at the SEC Championships by one spot … Personal-best 60m time 7.56 came at season-opening Hoosier Open.

2012 (Freshman)
Outdoor – Competed at 100 and 200 meters … 100M season-best 11.72 came at SEC Championships … Top 200M performance 24.16 was recorded at Kentuckiana Border Battle … Part of UK’s 4×100-meter relay winning team at the USF Bulls Invitational, Border Battle and Polytan Invitational … Part of UK’s 6th-place 4×400-meter relay team at SECs … Competed on three Relay teams at the Penn Relays.

Indoor – Competed at 60 and 200 meters … Season-best 60 time 7.63 came at Notre Dame Meyo Invitational … Season-best 200 performance 24.92 came at SEC Championships.

High School
Won the state championship as a junior and senior in the 100-meter dash … Also won the state championship in the 200m dash as a junior … Won the 100m region 6A championship all four years … Won the 200m region 6A championship as a sophomore and junior … Finished in sixth in the 200m at the AAU Junior Olympics … Ran the anchor leg of the state-record holding 4x100m relay team, the fastest 4x100m relay of all-time in Kentucky, at Tates Creek (2011) … High school team was state runner-up during her senior campaign … Coached by Ashley Trimble and Gordon McKenzie … Active in the community, volunteering at the Lexington Rescue Mission, Salvation Army and Danville Humane Society.

Daughter of Jabbar Pipkin and Demetria Blair … Has one younger brother, Nathaniel, and three younger sisters, Sierra Blair, Janae Blair and Keri Blair … Mother, Demetria, competed in track and field at Kentucky, while father, Jabbar, played football for the Kentucky Wildcats.

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