Track & Field

 Shelby Kennard
Shelby Kennard


Rockwall, Texas

High School:

Pole Vault



Seven Wildcats Earn FAR Academic Excellence Awards

Wildcats Honored by Faculty Athletics Representatives


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Wildcats Win All But One Event Entered at Inaugural Heart of the Bluegrass Classic


UK Track & Field To Host Inaugural Outdoor Meet

Wildcats Will Celebrate Senior Day on Saturday during Heart of Bluegrass Classic


UK Track & Field "Commonwealth" Teams Win Border Battle

Wildcats Team up With Louisville to Defeat IU and Notre Dame


UK Track & Field Wraps Up Bellarmine Invitational

Canterna Places Second in Pole Vault, Imbert Second in High Jump

Collegiate Bests
PV: 3.95M

Record - Indoor Pole Vault
2012 SEC Community Service Team

2013 (Senior)
Outdoor - Season-best pole vault clearance 3.50 meters / 11' 5.75" came at the USF Bulls Invitational ... Also competed in long jump for first time collegiately.

Indoor - Season-best pole vault clearance 3.72 meters / 12' 2.5" came at the Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational ... SEC pole vault finalist ... Top-10 finisher at Kentucky Invitational.

2012 (Junior)
Indoor - Top pole vault came at Rod McCravy Memorial Meet (3.87M/12'08.25") ... SEC Academic Honor Roll.

- Clearance of 3.77M/12-04.50 was team-best for 2012 season at SEC Outdoor Championships to finish in tie for 11th overall ... Named to SEC Community Service Team ... Volunteered at Ronald McDonald House, Club 3:16 and Lake Pointe Church Vacation Bible School ... Also participated in the Read Across America event and CATS Cultivating Center ... SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2011 (Sophomore)
Indoor - Produced the best mark in program history when she cleared 3.95M/12'11.50" at the SEC Championships, finishing seventh in the event ... Won the Tyson Invitational by clearing 12-09.50/3.90m, a personal-best at the time and the then-second best mark in school history ... Finished in a three-way tie for second place in the women's pole vault at the Kentucky Invitational with a height of 3.79M/12'01.50" ... SEC Academic Honor Roll.

Outdoor - Set the school record, along with teammate Samantha Stenzel, with a mark of 12-08.00/3.86m at the SEC Championships ... Finished seventh at the Florida Relays with a height of 12-00.50/3.67m ... Competed at the NCAA East Preliminaries.

2010 (Freshman)
Indoor - Cleared a season-best height of 11-07.75 at the Kentucky Invitational ... SEC Freshman Honor Roll.

Outdoor - Did not compete.

High School
Earned three medals in the pole vault during four consecutive appearances at Texas state meet ... Owns school record in the event at a height of 12-10 ... Member of district championship team as a sophomore ... Coached by Toby Howell ... Four-year letter winner in track ... Member of cheerleading squad all four years winning National Championship team titles as freshman and senior ... National scholar, academic booster club member and recipient of Lanyard of Knowledge ... Member of student council, Wakeboarding Club, FCA, DFYIT and Cheer Athletics ... Volunteered 100 hours during senior year with local organizations.

Full name is Shelby Leigh Kennard ... Born Jan. 6, 1991 in Richardson, Texas ... Parents are Chris and Annette Kennard ... Has one brother, Blayne .. Will graduate with degree ion Psychology ... Frank G. Ham Society of Character Inductee.

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