Hear From Sydney McLaughlin On Her NCAA Outdoor Debut

On Thursday during the Florida Relays New Jersey's own Sydney McLaughlin, a freshman at the University of Kentucky, ran the fourth fastest World Junior all-time 200 meter performance with a 22.39. She continued to shine, despite the rain, on Friday when she ran the third fastest collegiate 400 meter all-time and a NCAA freshman record of 50.07! Again.. that was in the RAIN. 

Women's 400 Meter Results

  1 Sydney McLaughlin         FR Kentucky                 50.07T  1       
  2 Sharrika Barnett          JR Florida                  50.93   1       
  3 Brionna Thomas            SR Purdue                   51.72   1       
  4 Taylor Manson             FR Florida                  52.43   2       
  5 Jahneya Mitchell          SR Purdue                   52.68   2       
  6 Akua Obeng-Akrofi         SR Columbia                 52.75   1       
  7 Aliyah Abrams             JR South Carolina           52.91   1       
  8 Chloe Abbott              SO Purdue                   53.08   1       

After her 200 meter performance Todd Grasley of the Florida MileSplit site caught up with Sydney McLaughlin to discus her NCAA Outdoor debut. Listen to that in the video above and check out her 400 meter dash in the UK tweet below.