Women's Track & Field
Molly Leppelmeier - Women's Track & Field - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Sophomore
  • Hometown McComb, Ohio
  • Previous School Purdue
  • Major Computer science
  • High school McComb

College Bests                                                                    =

51′ 9.75″
HT 55.78m
183′ 0″
DT 52.36m (0.0)
171′ 9″
64′ 5.75″

2019 (Sophomore)

  • Placed eighth scoring a point at her first SEC Championships in the weight throw
  • Just missed scoring in the SEC shot put, placing ninth
  • Shot put season best 51’9.75″/15.79m at the Clemson Tiger Paw Invitational to place fifth. The mark moved her to No. 8 on the UK all-time list
  • Weight throw season best 64’5.75″/19.65m ranks No. 4 on the UK all-time list

2018 (Freshman – Purdue)

  • B1G scorer, placing eighth in the discus with a PB 171’9”/52.36m
  • NCAA East Prelims qualifier in the discus


  • Competed at eight meets
  • 23rd in the B1G weight throw
  • Shot put PB 50’8.25”/15.45m came in third-place performance at Iowa State Classic
  • Runner up in the weight throw at the Fred Wilt Invite with a PB 57’6.5”/17.54m

High School

  • Gatorade Athlete of the Year in Ohio
  • Attended McComb High School in McComb, Ohio
  • Shot put state champion her junior year
  • Sixth place finisher in New Balance Nationals discus her junior year
  • Finished third place in shot put at state meet as a freshman
  • First team conference for volleyball her senior year
  • Shot put and discus state champion her senior year
  • Third place finisher in the New Balance National shot put (indoor and outdoor), discus, and hammer as a senior
  • Third place finisher at USATF Junior National Championship in hammer
  • Career best in hammer was 184’11.5” in the year 2017
  • Career best in discus is 171’5” in the year 2017
  • Career best in shot put is 50’10.25” in the year 2017
  • Coached by Jennifer Beckman and Jay Leppelmeier


  • Full Name: Mallory Nicole Leppelmeier
  • Major: Computer Science
  • Birthday: Aug. 11
  • Hometown: McComb, Ohio
  • Parents: Jay and Linda Leppelmeier
  • Siblings: Older sisters Jackie and Becca
  • Notes: Sisters both graduated from Kent State and were throwers on the track team
    • Hobbies include hanging out with her family and youth group
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