LEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 8, 2021) — The University of Kentucky women's track and field and cross country team will hold an open tryout at the UK Track & Field Stadium on Tuesday, Sept. 7, at 3 p.m. for students interested in joining the team. Tryout cards must be picked up from the Nutter Training Center track offices prior to the tryout.
The tryout is open to all full-time, academically eligible female UK students. A current physical, sickle cell test result, full-time enrollment verification, current medical insurance, and negative COVID-19 test will be required prior to participation in the tryout. It is preferred, but not required, the student is registered with the NCAA Eligibility Center. To register, visit: www.ncaaeligibilitycenter.org.
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