Kate Bucknam  
Kate Bucknam


Fayetteville, Ark.

High School:
Fayetteville HS




Gophers to Split Squad at Five Meets

Minnesota is split at Hamline, Drake, Grand View, UC San Diego and Macalester this week


Gophers Set for Carleton Relays

Minnesota's mid-distance runners make up the majority of the Gophers competing this weekend


Gophers Win Four Titles in Georgia

Minnesota won the 4x100m, 1,500m, 400m hurdles and 3,000m steeplechase at the Spec Towns Invite


Distance Runners to Build off Fall Success

Docherty, Kayfes and Ferguson will captain the Gophers' 2014 distance crew


Big Ten Conference Honors 49 Gophers as Distinguished Scholars

Minnesota featured 16 programs with at least one Distinguished Scholar Award winner for the 2012-13 academic year.

2013 Season - Indoor: Ran a 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). 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 seasons.

High School: A 2011 graduate of Fayetteville High School • high school coach was Michelle Fyfe • team placed third in the state in her junior year and fourth during her senior year • also participated in track and field and golf • teams were state champions in both golf and track in 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 exercise science • 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 • enjoys rock climbing and golfing.

Event Time
Mile, Indoor 5:03.61 Parents Day (2/16/13)
3,000m, Indoor 10:32.29 Bison Classic (1/12/13)
3,000m Steeplechase 10:55.63 Alabama Inv. (4/6/13)