Women's Track & Field
Caroline McCaslin - Women's Track & Field - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Senior
  • Previous School Elon
  • High school Assumption

Personal Bests: Steeplechase: 10:18.32

2016-17 (Senior)
Cross Country – Placed 23rd, helping Kentucky place second overall as a team, in 21:33.00 at the Crimson Classic … Placed fourth at the Wildcat Opener, and fourth at the Bluegrass Invitational.

2015-16 (Junior)
Outdoor – Placed eighth, scoring a point, in the 3k steeplechase with a time of 10:22.60 … Ran a steeplechase PR 10:18.32 at the Virginia Challenge
Indoor – Part of UK’s winning DMR at the Kentucky Invitational … Placed second in the 3k at the Tyson Invitational with a time of 9:45.14 … Scored a point in the DMR at SECs.
Cross Country – Placed 57th, to be UK’s No. 2 finisher at the SEC Championships with a time of 21:30.10.

2014-15 (Sophomore)
Outdoor – Set the UK steeplechase record with a winning time of 10:31.63 at Florida’s Tom Jones Invitational … Placed 17th in the steeplechase at SECs … Placed third in the steeple at Oregon’s Team Invitational. 
Indoor – Placed 13th in the mile at the Kentucky Invitational … Ran a 3k best 10:14.85 for 27th at the Tyson

Prior to UK
Proven as an accomplished distance runner at the collegiate level as a Conference Champion in the 3,000-meter steeplechase … Also a three-time Conference All-Freshman team selection (steeplechase, mile and cross country) … NCAA East Preliminary Championship qualifier in the steeplechase.

2012-13 (Freshman) – Elon –
Outdoor– Earned the SoCon championship in the 3,000m steeplechase with a time of 10:42.89 … Named to SoCon All-Freshman team and garnered all-league honors in the 3,000m steeplechase … Set a school-record in the 3,000m steeplechase with a time of 10:34.87 at the Duke Invitational and finished fifth … Ran a season-best time of 4:38.84 in the 1,500m race at the Raleigh Relays … Clocked a season-best performance of 2:25.35 in the 800m at Coastal Carolina Invitational.
Indoor-Ran in four meets on the season .. A member of the 4x400m relay team that finished seventh at the Wake Forest Invitational with a time of 4:24.00 .. Ran a season-best time of 5:11.40 in the one-mile at the 2013 SoCon Indoor Championships earning All-Freshman accolades.
Cross Country – Ran in three meets on the season…Ran season-best time of 18:51.2 at the Queens Royal Challenge on Oct. 12…Had a time of 18:27.65 at the Southern Conference Championships on Oct. 27…Clocked in at 25:01.31 in her first collegiate race at the Charlotte Invitational on Sept. 28…Earned a spot on a All-SoCon Freshman team.

High School
Cross Country– Placed eighth at the 2011 Kentucky State Cross Country Championships…Named to the all-state team…Helped Assumption HS to the state cross country title in both 2011 and 2012…Selected as team captain…Earned all-state academic honors…Member of the National Honor Society…Graduated from AHS with honors and on the Principal’s List…Posted a PR of 18:42 in the 5K.
Track –Finished fourth in the 1600m at the 2012 Kentucky State Championships…Member of the 4x800m relay team that broke the Kentucky state record….Helped AHS to the 2012 state track title….Earned All-American honors in 2012 in the 4x mile relay…Placed third in the 4x mile relay at the New Balance Indoor Nationals…Selected as team captain…Named to the all-state and all-state academic teams…Qualified for the 2011 Nike Cross Nationals in Portland, Ore…Received the Coaches’ Recognition Award…Posted a PR of 5:02.73 in the mile, 7:35 in the 2000m-steeplechase and a 2:18 relay split in the 800m.

  • SoCon Champion – Steeplechase (2013)
  • SoCon All-Freshman Team – Steeplechase (2013)
  • SoCon All-Freshman Team – Indoor Mile (2013)
  • SoCon All-Freshman team – Cross Country (2012)

Full name is Caroline Whitney McCaslin…Daughter of Glenn and Margaret McCaslin…Received the Louisville Zoo “Youth Award” in 2011 for outstanding volunteer service.

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