Kate Bucknam  
Kate  Bucknam

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Fayetteville, Ark.

High School:
Fayetteville HS

Event:
Distance

Birthdate:
11/05/1992


04/25/2015

Gophers Wrap Up Action at Drake Relays

Kaila Urick placed second in the 3,000m steeple chase to lead the Gophers Saturday

04/21/2015

Gophers to Split Team for Four Meets

Minnesota will compete at Hamline, Drake, UC San Diego and Macalester this week

04/11/2015

Gophers Take Home Three Titles in Arkansas

Nicolle Murphy, Agnes Esser and Jamie Piepenburg won individual titles to lead the Gophers

04/08/2015

Gophers Head to Arkansas John McDonnell Invite

Minnesota is set to compete in Fayetteville, Ark., this Friday and Saturday

02/05/2015

Gophers Head to Meets at Nebraska, Notre Dame

Minnesota will compete at the Husker Invitational and the Meyo Invitational this week

2015 Season – Indoor: Ran two races • placed fourth in a career-best 4:56.67 in the mile at the Jack Johnson Classic • placed 14th in the 3,000m (10:27.47) at the Minnesota Open.

2014 Season - Indoor: Did not compete during the indoor season.

2014 Season - Outdoor: Ran four races • ran a career-best 4:44.89 for 11th place in the 1,500m at the Musco Twilight • won the 3,000m steeplechase in a career-best 10:50.31 at Spec Towns Invite • ran the 3,000m steeplechase at the Drake Relays (10:56.95) • finished second in 3,000m steeplechase at UW-La Crosse (10:57.35).

2013 Season - Indoor: Ran season-best mile at the Parents Day Open, finishing fifth (5:03.61) • competed in the 3,000m at the Bison Classic (10:32.29).

2013 Season - Outdoor: Won the 3,000m steeplechase at the Meet of the Unsaintly • best steeplechase time was 10:55.63 at the Alabama Invitational • ran the 3,000m at the Musco Twilight (10:03.25).

2012 Season: Redshirted the 2011 cross country season and the 2012 indoor and outdoor track & field seasons.

High School: A 2011 graduate of Fayetteville High School in Fayetteville, Ark. • high school coach was Michelle Fyfe • cross country team placed third in the state in her junior year and fourth during her senior year • also participated in track & field and golf • team won state championships in both golf and track her senior year • two-time all-state runner • part of the school record 4x800m relay team at the state championships • National Honor Society and academic honor roll member.

Personal: Born November 5, 1992 • majoring in kinesiology • daughter of Chris and Cindy Bucknam • father is the head track and field coach at the University of Arkansas • has one older brother named Eric.

Bucknam's Indoor Career Bests (2015 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
Mile 4:56.67 Jack Johnson Classic (1/30/15)
3,000m 10:05.13 Iowa State Classic (2/8/13)
Bucknam's Outdoor Career Bests (2014 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
1,500m 4:44.89 Musco Twilight (5/3/14)
3,000m 10:03.25 Musco Twilight (4/20/13)
3,000m Steeplechase 10:50.31 Spec Towns Invite (4/12/14)