Large Crowd Enjoys Nation's Most Competitive Meet in Lexington
Joanne Imbert is in her first full season as an undergraduate assistant with the UK track and field program. She previously competed as a high jumper for the Wildcats. Athlete Bio Collegiate Bests HJ: 1.76
2013 (Sophomore) Outdoor - UK's top high jumper tying her PR clearance for the first time outdoors at the Kentuckiana Border Battle 1.76 meters / 5' 9.25" ... NCAA East Regional Qualifier ... Competed in the heptathlon for the first time in her collegiate career at the Oliver Nikoloff Invitational, clearing a then-collegiate PR 1.71M / 5' 7.25" ... Competed in sprint and horizontal jump events multiple times.
Indoor - Just missed scoring at the SEC Championships based on attempts, tying the eighth place finisher ... Tied PR clearance 1.76 meters / 5' 9.25" at the Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational. 2012 (Freshman) Outdoor- Season best outdoor high jump of 5'7" came at the Texas Relays ...Went 5'5.75" in the High Jump attheSEC Championships, placing 15th ... Placed fifth in the high jump at the Polytan Invitational.
Indoor -Season recod high jump of 5'9.25" came at the McCravy Memorial to place fifth ... Placed 15th at SEC Indoors.
High School Holds her high school's high jump record (5 feet, 9.25 inches) ... Finished second at the Nike Indoor Nationals as a junior ... Finished second at the New Balance Indoor Nationals as a senior ... Finished first at the Glenn D. Loucks Games as a senior ... Won the Colgate Women's Games Finals as a junior and senior ... Track team was division 2A champions during her sophomore year ... Coached in track by Katie Anderson, Jacqueline Starczewski and Mike McQuillan ... Also ran cross country as a sophomore, junior and senior ... Was the student-council president and school store treasurer ... Volunteered in numerous community service organizations, including a blood drive, toy drive and student government.