Track & Field

 Keilah Tyson
Keilah Tyson


Norfolk, Va.

High School:
Western Branch High School



Collegiate Bests
: 7.36 | 100m: 11.48 (11.37w) | 200m: 23.68 | 400m: 56.62 | LJ: 6.14M

  • Second Team All-America - 100m (2013)
  • UK Freshman Record - 60m
  • UK Freshman Record - 200m

2013 (Sophomore)
Outdoor - Finished 15th overall at the NCAA Outdoor Championships with a semifinal time of 11.40w, earning All-America status in the process ... Qualified for the NCAA Championships Semifinal in the 100 meters with a wind-aided PR 11.37 at East Prelims ... Anchor of three of the five fastest 4x100-meter relay times in school history including wins at the Kentuckiana Border Battle and the USF Bulls Invitational ... Also anchored 4x1-winning team at Heart of the Bluegrass Classic ... Competed at 400 meters for the first time collegiately.

Indoor - Placed seventh in the 60 meters at the SEC Championships ... scored in a second SEC event with eighth-place finish in the long jump ... long jump season-best 6.14 meters / 20' 1.75" came in second-place finish at Rod McCravy Memorial Meet.

2012 (Freshman)
Outdoor - Ran a PR 11.47 in the 100 meters at the SEC Championships in Baton Rouge, La. ... 200m personal best of 23.68 came at the Texas Roadhouse Border Battle.

Indoor - Set the UK freshman record in the 60 meters at the Rod McCravy Memorial Meet ... Named SEC Freshman of the Week based on her performance at the McCravy ... Top indoor 60M time of 7.36 came at the McCravy Memorial ... Top 200m time was 23.69, also a UK freshman record.

High School
National champion in the 4x2 as a junior ... State champion in 2009 and 2011 in the 55-meter dash ... State champion as a junior and senior in the high jump and 100m dash ... Won the state championship in the 200m dash during her senior year ... Won the state championship in the 4x2 as a junior ... Three-time All-American ... State record holder in the 55m dash, long jump, 100m dash, 200m dash ... Finished second in the 100m dash at the Junior Pan American Games in 2011 ... High school was indoor and outdoor southeastern district champions, regional champions and state champions during her junior and senior seasons ... Coached by Claude Toukene.

Daughter of David Walker and Shanece Tyson.

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