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 Joanne Imbert
Joanne Imbert

Hometown:
Valley Stream, N.Y.

High School:
Valley Stream Central

Position:
Undergraduate Assistant

Experience:
2L


02/27/2014

Heptathletes Start SEC Indoor Championships Strong

Ibn Short second, Nathan Donnellon eighth after four events

02/14/2014

Dezerea Bryant Wows Tyson Invitational 60m Field

Dezerea Bryant Lowers Her Nation-Leading 60m PR to 7.16

02/08/2014

Dezerea Bryant Reclaims 200m World Lead at VT Elite

Dezerea Bryant Runs the Fastest 200M Time in the World This Season, 22.82

02/07/2014

Track & Field to Face First True Road Test at VT

Wildcats Hit the Road for First Time in 2014

01/24/2014

Field Events Highlight Thrilling McCravy Memorial Opener

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.

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