Kevin Keating
Kevin  Keating

Hamilton Ohio

High School:
Stephen T. Badin

Middle Distances

Year (I/O):

Exercise Science Major
2013, 2014, 2015 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2011-12 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll


Indoor: Opened the season with a win in the 800 at the Orange and Purple Classic (1:55.36)... ran the fourth-fastest 1000m in program history and finished 13th at the prestigious Armory Invitational (2:28.27)... ran a personal best in the 800 at the SEC Championship, crossing in 1:50.59 to finish 10th... that time ranks sixth in program history... also ran on the distance medley relay team that finished fourth at the Orange and Purple Classic.

Outdoor: finished second at the Shamrock Invite (1:51.97)... won the 800 at the Bill Carson Invite (1:52.44)... set a new personal best in the 800 at the SECs, running a 1:50.91 to finish 19th overall... also ran on 4x4, 4x8 and sprint medley relay teams.


Indoor: In his primary event of the 800 meters, posted a pair of wins at the Gamecock's home meets...ran a personal best 1:55.72 to finish 28th at the distance at SEC Indoor Championships.

Outdoor: ran the 800 meters, capturing three top-five result came at the USC Outdoor Open where he took third (1:55.54)...saved his best effort for SEC Outdoor Championships, posting a 1:54.92 to finish 27th.


Indoor: In four 800m races, posted a top time of 2:00.35 at the Tiger Paw Invitational to take 16th...won the Gamecock Indoor Open with a time of 2:03.68.

Outdoor: Ran the 800m twice, posting a season-best time of 1:57.36 at the Hurricane Open.

2012:Indoors, competed in 800m...ran a season best 1:56.89 at the SEC Indoor Championships...Outdoors, competed in the 800m....ran a season-best 1:54.61 at the SEC Championships


Best of 1:56.96 in the 800m to place sixth at Ohio state meet while competing at Badin High School in Hamilton, Ohio...2011 GCL North/Central 800m Champion...2011 Cincinnati Enquirer Division 3 First Team All-Star.


National Merit Commended Scholar, US Army Reserve National Scholar Award...qualified for International DECA Conference in Quiz Bowl...also lettered in soccer and was a team captain...son of Joe and Linda Keating....two siblings, Kara and Patrick... also considered Alabama, Ohio State, Georgia.

Indoor Personal Records
1:23.65 (1/25/14 Hokie Invite)
1:50.59 (2/27/15 SEC Indoor Championships)
2:28.27 (1/30/15 Armory Invitational)
Outdoor Personal Records
1:50.91 (5/15/15 SEC Outdoors)
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