UK women's track and field named Division I All-Academic Track & Field team by USTFCCCA
Kentucky puts six women, two men on All-Academic list
SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll Announced
Dykstra, Evans, Orta advance to NCAA Outdoor National Championships
Junior distance runner clocks career-best time en route to earning championships bid
2009 and 2008 NCAA Mideast Regional Semifinalist - Shot Put
2011 (Senior): Did not compete due to injury.
2008 (Freshman): Outdoor - Finished 15th overall in the shot put with a distance of 48-7.25 at the Mideast Regional ... Did not place in the discus Regional competition ... At SEC Championships, took home fourth-place in the shot put with a distance measuring 50-2 ... Placed ninth in the discus at the SECs with a throw of 155-7 ... Named SEC Track and Field Female Freshman of the Week for her performance at the Jesse Owens Classic where she threw a personal-best distance of 51-11.75 that ranks fourth all-time at UK ...With a season-best discus throw of 158-10 at the Triton Invitational, bettered her UK all-time tenth-place mark set earlier in the season. Indoor - Scored for UK at the SEC Championships with a shot put mark of 47-11.25, good for eighth place ... At the Tyson Invitational, replaced her fourth-place all-time shot put mark at UK with a distance of 51-2.75 ... Threw personal-best weight throw mark of 45-2.75 at McCravy Memorial.
High School: Four-time State Champion in shot put ... State record holder in both Class C and Class D ... Her shot-put throw of 49-11 is the third- ranked high school performance of 2007 ... Competed with World Youth Team internationally in Morocco in 2004 ... Coached by Robin Greene ... Lettered four years in basketball as well as two years in volleyball ... All-State Class C honors in basketball ... Scored 1,000 career points ... Honor Roll student all four years of high school ... Member of FCCLA, Mock Trial and Quiz Bowl.
Personal: Full name is Jennifer Ann Svoboda ... Born September 18, 1988 in Howells, Neb. ... Parents are Roger and Cindy Svoboda ...Has one sister, Kristina ... Nicknames: "Jenny" or "Boda" ... Major is exercise science.
Personal Bests: Discus - 162; Shot Put - 51-11.75.