Track & Field

 Ashley Trimble
Ashley Trimble

Columbus, Ohio

High School:
Hamilton Township

Volunteer Assistant Coach

Working with women's sprints and hurdles

Former UK standout Ashley Trimble enters her first year on the UK coaching staff. Trimble, an NCAA Mideast Regional Finalist in the 4x400-meter relay, and Southeastern Conference champion in the distance medley relay, will work with Althea Thomas and the Kentucky women's sprinters and hurdlers as a volunteer assistant coach.

Below is her bio as an athlete:

• 2008 NCAA Mideast Regional Finalist - 4x400m Relay
• 2008 NCAA Mideast Regional Semifinalist - 4x100m Relay, 100m Hurdles, 400m Hurdles
• 2008 All-SEC Second Team - Pentathlon
• 2007 SEC Academic Honor Roll
• 2006 SEC Champion - Distance Medley Relay
• Varsity Record Holder - Pentathlon
• Freshman Record Holder - 400 Hurdles

2008 (Junior):
Outdoor - At Mideast Regional, member of 4x400m relay team that finished 11th overall with a time of 3:42.23 ... Member of 4x100m relay team at Regionals that placed 12th in a time of 45.91 ... Posted time of 13.50 in the 100m hurdles at Regional ... Ran 1:01.31 in the Mideast Regional 400m hurdles ... Posted 5295 points in the heptathlon at the SEC Championships to place third overall and rank second all-time at UK ... Finished fifth overall at the SECs in the 400m hurdles with a personal-best time of 59.33 that ranks second all-time at UK ... At SECs, member of 4x400m relay squad that finished in fifth-place time of 3:39.48 ... Set personal-best time in 100m hurdles at SECs crossing the line in 13.40, good for fourth all-time at UK ... Notched personal best mark in the long jump at the conference championships with a leap of 19- 2.50 that ranks 10th in the school record books ... Concluding a stellar Championship meet, also set personal best marks in the 200m dash, 800m run, javelin and the shot put. Indoor - Finished fourth at SEC Championships with 3858 points in the pentathlon setting a personal best mark and breaking the UK varsity record ... Member of 4x400m relay squad that finished fifth at the SECs in a time of 3:38.10 ... Ran time of 8.54 in 60m hurdles at McCravy Memorial that ranks ninth all-time in school history ... Recorded season-best long jump mark of 18-9.25 at New Balance Collegiate Invitational.

2007 (Sophomore):
Indoor - Member of women's distance medley relay that posted an NCAA provisional-qualifying mark with a time of 11:27.73 at New Balance Invitational ... Competed in 800m with season-best time of 2:14.05 at the SEC Championships. Outdoor - Ran fifth-best time in the 400 hurdles at UK with a finish of 60.91 ... Also competed in the 400 meters with a season best mark of 57.37.

2006 (Freshman):
Indoor - Ran a season-best 8.69 in the 60 hurdles at the Iowa State Classic ... Ran the second leg (400) of the Cats' first-place distance medley relay at the SEC Championships ... Posted UK's fastest 400 of the indoor season with a mark of 57.35. Outdoor - Moved into fifth all-time at Kentucky in the 400 hurdles with a personal-best 1:00.94 (fifth place) at the Yellow Jacket Invitational...Placed fifth at the SEC Championships in the 400 hurdles and competed on the eighth place 4x400 squad ... Ran a season best 14.45 in the 100 hurdles at the Sea Ray Relays.

High School:
A three-time state champion in the 100 high hurdles and the 300 indoor hurdles ... Six-time state champion...Owns personal bests of 13.13 in the 100 high hurdles and 43.90 in the 300 hurdles...Holds five school records...Team was state runner-up her sophomore year.

Full name is Ashley Denise Trimble ... Born Nov. 15, 1986 ... Parents are David Ellis and Celeste Trimble ... Has five siblings: twin sister Amber Trimble and sisters Christina Trimble, Sabrina Trimble and Trinity Ellis as well as brother DJ Ellis.

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