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Kinesiology Student Named Scholar-Athlete of Year

photo graphic of Abby SteinerKentucky women’s track and field senior sprinter Abby Steiner, a sophomore kinesiology major in the University of Kentucky College of Education’s Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion, has been named the Southeastern Conference Women’s Indoor Track & Field Scholar-Athlete of the Year by a vote of the league head coaches.

This award is given to the student-athlete who has found the most success both in the classroom and on the track.

Steiner earned this award through excellence in the classroom and a historic season on the track for Kentucky. On February 12 in Clemson, South Carolina, Steiner broke the 200m collegiate record with a run of 22.37. She shared the previous collegiate record (22.38) with Gabby Thomas which Steiner earned while winning her first national title at 2021 indoor NCAA Championships.

Read more about Steiner’s success.