Track & Field
Whitney O'Bryan - Track & Field - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Junior
  • Hometown Owensboro, Ky.
  • High school Davies County High School

Personal Bests 3k: 10:15.82 | 5k: 17:44.14


Cross Country (Sophomore) – Competed at six meets, including Kentucky’s wins in the Wildcat Opener and Bluegrass Invitational … Placed 58th at NCAA Southeast Regional with a time of 21:55.20 to be UK’s No. 5 finisher … Finished 65th at the SEC Championships running 22:14.10 to be the No. 5 UK finisher… Ran her first 6k at the Texas A&M Invitational earning a time of 21:53.20.

2015-16 (Sophomore)
Outdoor – Ran the mile at the Kentucky Relays placing 12th in 5:23.35.
Indoor – Did not compete.
Cross Country – Did not compete.

2014-15 (Freshman)
Outdoor – Won the 5k at the Bellarmine Classic … Placed fifth in the 5k at the Kentucky Relays with a time of 17:44.14.
Indoor – Placed 18th in the 3k at the Doc Hale VT Elite Meet … Season best in the 3k came at the Tyson Invitational as she ran 10:15.82.
Cross Country – Competed at the Belmont Opener and Bluegrass Invitational … Season-best 5k time 17:39.30 came in 26th-place finish at Bluegrass Invitational.


Prior to UK
The 2013 Kentucky Cross Country Champion … 2013 Gatorade Runner of the Year for the state of Kentucky … 2013 Wendy’s High Shool Heisman Winner in the state of Kentucky.


A National Honor Society member … President of her high school’s chapter of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes … Parents are Valerie Jones and Chris O’Bryan … Has a sister, Rebekah (14) … Intends to major in biology, and minor in American Sign Language.


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