Track & Field

 Tamyah Pipkin
Tamyah Pipkin


Lexington, Ky.

High School:
Tates Creek




Track & Field Set for NCAA East Preliminary Championships

Wildcats with school-record 25 women's entries, 14 men's


NCAA Track & Field Prelim Championship Fields Announced

Wildcats with school-record 25 women's entries, 14 men's


Harrison Collects Two Gold Medals on Final Day

UK women and men set team-best finishes since 1983 and 1996, respectively


Evans and Bryant Post Nation-Leading Marks

UK concludes regular season with momentum-building performances


4xMile Breaks School Record at Penn Relays Saturday

Wildcats wrapped up 2014 Penn Relays on Saturday

Collegiate Bests
: 7.56 | 100m: 11.61 | 200m: 23.64

Outdoor - NCAA East Preliminary Championship qualifier for the second straight year, qualifying in the 100M and running a 11.98 in the preliminary round ... Ran a leg in the prelims to help qualify UK's Silver-Medal 4x100M relay team at the SEC Championships.
Indoor -
Competed sparingly.

2013 (Sophomore)
Outdoor - Competed at 100 and 200 meters ... Had a breakout season, her first under head coach Edrick Floreal's tutelage ... NCAA East Preliminary Championship qualifier in both the 100 and 200m ... Personal best 200m time, 23.64 came at NCAA Regionals ... Became the third fastest Wildcat all-time at 200 meters, clocking in at 23.67 over 200m in a win at the Kentuckiana Border Battle ... Wind-legal 100 meters personal best 11.70 came in the Penn Relays final ... No. 9 Wildcat all-time at 100 meters ... A member of three of the five fastest 4x100-meter relay teams in school history ... Ran a wind-aided 11.65 at the Texas Relays ... Ran on 4x1 and 4x400-meter relay teams at Penn Relays.

Indoor - Competed at 60, 200 and 300 meters ... Ran an impressive then-PR 23.68, missing a spot in the final and scoring place at the SEC Championships by one spot ... Personal-best 60m time 7.56 came at season-opening Hoosier Open.

2012 (Freshman)
Outdoor - Competed at 100 and 200 meters ... 100M season-best 11.72 came at SEC Championships ... Top 200M performance 24.16 was recorded at Kentuckiana Border Battle ... Part of UK's 4x100-meter relay winning team at the USF Bulls Invitational, Border Battle and Polytan Invitational ... Part of UK's 6th-place 4x400-meter relay team at SECs ... Competed on three Relay teams at the Penn Relays.

Indoor - Competed at 60 and 200 meters ... Season-best 60 time 7.63 came at Notre Dame Meyo Invitational ... Season-best 200 performance 24.92 came at SEC Championships.

High School
Won the state championship as a junior and senior in the 100-meter dash ... Also won the state championship in the 200m dash as a junior ... Won the 100m region 6A championship all four years ... Won the 200m region 6A championship as a sophomore and junior ... Finished in sixth in the 200m at the AAU Junior Olympics ... Ran the anchor leg of the state-record holding 4x100m relay team, the fastest 4x100m relay of all-time in Kentucky, at Tates Creek (2011) ... High school team was state runner-up during her senior campaign ... Coached by Ashley Trimble and Gordon McKenzie ... Active in the community, volunteering at the Lexington Rescue Mission, Salvation Army and Danville Humane Society.

Daughter of Jabbar Pipkin and Demetria Blair ... Has one younger brother, Nathaniel, and three younger sisters, Sierra Blair, Janae Blair and Keri Blair ... Mother, Demetria, competed in track and field at Kentucky, while father, Jabbar, played football for the Kentucky Wildcats.

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