Women's Track & Field
Sarah Michels - Women's Track & Field - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Sophomore
  • Hometown Louisville, Ky.
  • High school Assumption HIgh School

Personal Bests – 800m – 2:32.17 | Mile – 5:19.29 | 3k: 10:16.28 | 5k: 17:40.12

2018-19 (Freshman)

  • Competed at four meets, two of those times in the 5k, running a PB 17:40.20 to win at the McCravy
  • Ran two 3ks, running a PB 10:16.28 at the Clemson Invitational

Cross country

  • Competed at six meets
  • 6k best of 20:55.90 at SEC Championships to place 60th, UK’s No. 4 finisher as the Wildcats placed eighth as a team
  • 5k season best was 18:3030 at the Louisville Classic on Sept. 29

Prior to UK
Kentucky Dream Mile competitor in 2017 … Kentucky runner-up in the 3,200m in 2017 … New Balance Indoor Nationals competitor in the 5k in 2017

Full name: Sarah Michels
Parents are Rose and John Michels
Two younger siblings: Justin and Nick
Birthday: Dec. 14
Majoring in journalism, double minor in Spanish and business
Volunteer tutor for educational justice every Wednesday for three years in high school

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