After spending 10 days training with the 16-player U.S. Women’s Junior National Training Team, Kentucky volleyball players Leah Edmond and Gabby Curry made the cut for the 12-player squad that will represent the USA in the U20 World Championships in mid-July.
University of Kentucky track and field volunteer assistant coach Kori Carter medaled, and future Wildcat Sydney McLaughlin broke her own under-20 record in the 400-meter hurdles at the U.S. track and field championships Sunday in Sacramento, Calif.
Former University of Kentucky standout Kendra Harrison had the fastest time in the first round of the women’s 100-meter hurdles on Friday at the U.S. Track and Field Championships in Sacramento, Calif. Harrison finished in 12.54 seconds. The semifinals and finals are Saturday.
The University of Kentucky, supported in part by a $4.2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense, on Wednesday unveiled the Sports Medicine Research Institute, dedicated to studying injury prevention and recovery and performance enhancement.