Track & Field

 Michelle Canterna
Michelle Canterna

RS Junior

Florence, Ky.

High School:

Pole Vault



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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.

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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