Kate Bucknam  
Kate Bucknam

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Fayetteville, Ark.

High School:
Fayetteville HS

Position:
Distance

Birthdate:
11/05/1992


04/17/2014

Gophers Set for Carleton Relays

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

04/13/2014

Gophers Win Four Titles in Georgia

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

01/06/2014

Distance Runners to Build off Fall Success

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

07/10/2013

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.

04/06/2013

Brooks' 800-Meter PR Highlights Gophers' Third-Place Finish at Alabama

Todea-Kay Willis and Paige Orcutt earned event titles for Minnesota.

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.

CAREER BESTS
Event Time
Meet
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)