Cummings: UK Athletes of the Year 19′

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Mitch Barnhart

NEW YORK, NY – MARCH 8: Mitch Barnhart, director of athletics at University of Kentucky, listens as the NCAA Basketball Tournament Selection Committee meets on Wednesday afternoon, March 8, 2017 in New York City. The committee is gathered in New York to begin the five-day process of selecting and seeding the field of 68 teams for the NCAA MenÕs Basketball Tournament. The final bracket will be released on Sunday evening following the completion of conference tournaments. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

With another incredible year in the books, who is the University of Kentucky Athlete of the Year for 2019?

Now that the college football season has concluded, it is time to reflect on another incredible athletic year for the University of Kentucky. We found success on the field, in the pool, on the court, and even on the track.

2019 was a banner year for the University of Kentucky Athletic Department- with athletic director, Mitch Barnhart, being honored as the Athletic Director of the Year by the Sports Business Journal.

In honor of a banner year, here my top-five Kentucky Athletes of the Year in 2019.

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