Steiner wins Honda Sport Award for Track & Field

Steiner selected for one of college sports’ most prestigious awards after record-setting season 

Kentucky track & field senior sprinter Abby Steiner has been chosen as the winner of the Honda Sport Award for track & field,Chris Voelz, Executive Director of the Collegiate Women Sports Awards (CWSA) announced on Thursday. 
Steiner was chosen by a vote of administrators from over 1,000 NCAA member schools. Finalists included Anna Hall (Florida), Jasmine Moore (Florida) and Camryn Rogers (Cal).

Steiner is coming off NCAA titles in the 200-meter dash and 4x400m relay last weekend, after winning the indoor 200m at the NCAA Indoor Championships in March. 

In the 2021-22 track & field season, Steiner has earned the following accomplishments:  

  • 200m American & collegiate indoor record holder (22.09)  
  • 200m outdoor collegiate record holder (21.80) 
  • Member of collegiate record outdoor 4x400m relay (3:21.93)  
  • NCAA outdoor 200m and 4x400m titles 
  • NCAA and SEC 200m title (indoors)  
  • NCAA silver and SEC bronze in the 60m  
  • NCAA bronze in 100m (11.08) 
  • NCAA 4x400m relay bronze (indoors) 
  • Seventh fastest 100m runner in collegiate history  
  • SEC Indoor T&F Women’s Runner of the Year  
  • SEC Indoor & Outdoor Scholar-Athlete of the Year  
  • USTFCCCA Southeast Region Women’s Indoor Runner of the Year   
  • Four-time SEC Women’s Runner of the Week  
  • Five-time USTFCCCA Athlete of the Week  
  • Seven-time school record holder (60m, 100m, indoor 200m, outdoor 200m, 300m, indoor 4x400m, outdoor 4x400m)  
  • Seven Bowerman Watchlist appearances