Women's Track & Field
Nicole Fautsch - Women's Track & Field - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Senior
  • Hometown Rochester, Minn.
  • High school Rochester John Marshall

Pronunciation: Fowch

College Bests

52′ 9.5″
45.35m (0.0)
148′ 9″
162′ 4″
  • SEC First-Year Honor Roll

2018-19 (Junior)

  • Scored in the SEC sholt put, placing sixth

2017-18 (Sophomore)

  • Scored at the SEC Championships in the discus with a mark of 1598’11″/48.75m to place seventh
  • Just missed scoring in the shot put at SECs placing ninth
  • NCAA East Prelims qualifier in the shot put, placing 38th
  • Discus PB 162’4″/49.48m to place sixth at the UCF Black and Gold Challenge the first week of the season


  • SEC fifth place in the shot put
  • Shot put PB 52’9.5″/16.09m to win at the McCravy, where she placed third in the weight throw as well

2016-17 (Freshman)
Outdoor – USATF Junior Championships competitor in the shot put … Competed at six meets … Discus season best was 155’9″/47.47m at Florida Relays … Placed second in the shot put, and third in the discus at Kentucky Relays
Indoor – Threw at five meets … Tossed a shot put best 48’9″/14.86m to place ninth at SECs … Finished 25th in the weight throw at SECs

Prior to UK
Minnesota Silver Medalist in the shot put as a senior … Had an additional second-place finish and a Bronze Medal as well in the shot put at the state meet in her prep career … A top-20 shot putter in the nation.

Full name: Nicole Marie Fautsch
Parents are Michael and Julie Fautsch
Has two sisters (Kalli, older) and Taylor (younger)
Birthday is Jan. 17
Major is Psychology
Represented UK track and field on the UK athletics service trip to Ethiopia in June 2018

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