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 Michelle Canterna
Michelle Canterna

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Florence, Ky.

High School:
Cooper

Event:
Pole Vault

Experience:
1L


07/28/2014

15 Named USTFCCCA All-Academic

11 women, four men earn academic honors

05/30/2014

Five More Wildcats Punch Tickets to NCAA Championships in Eugene

Whaley, Bryant, Neal, Harrison and Nugent qualify for NCAA Championships

05/28/2014

Track & Field Set for NCAA East Preliminary Championships

Wildcats with school-record 25 women's entries, 14 men's

05/22/2014

NCAA Track & Field Prelim Championship Fields Announced

Wildcats with school-record 25 women's entries, 14 men's

05/17/2014

Evans Captures SEC Gold in Discus

Andrew Evans collects 10 points for UK in the discus

Collegiate Bests
PV: 3.96M | LJ: 5.08M

  • UK Record - Pole Vault

2013 (Sophomore)
Outdoor - School-record pole vault clearance 3.96 meters / 12' 11.75" came in a win at the Miami RedHawk Invitational ... NCAA East Regional Championship qualifier ... Won the pole vault at home meet Heart of the Bluegrass Classic with then-outdoor UK record clearance 3.87 meters / 12' 11.825" ... Placed second in pole vault at Bellarmine Invitational.


Indoor - Season-best pole vault clearance 3.87 meters / 12' 11.825" came at the Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational ... Pole vault finalist at the SEC Championships ... Competed predominantly in pole vault for the first time, and came on strong late in the year.

2011 (Freshman)
Battled through injuries for much of the year.


High School
Was the state champion in the long jump as a junior in 2009 ... Was the state runner-up in the long jump as a sophomore and as a senior ... Coached in track and field by Pat Pidgeon ... Competed in gymnastics as a freshman and sophomore ... Was a state champion in gymnastics in the all-around as a sophomore.


Personal
Daughter of Mark and Kelly Canterna ... Has two sisters, Emily and Renee ... Father played collegiate basketball at Slippery Rock, Pa. ... Kinesiology major.

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