Track & Field
Joseph Jardine - Track & Field - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Senior
  • Hometown Mohrsville, Pennsylvania
  • Major Materials Engineering
  • High school Schuylkill Valley 
Academic Accolades 

  • Academic All-District Team, 2021

  • SEC Academic Honor Roll, 2020
  • SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll, 2019

2021-22 (Senior) 


  • Competed in all five regular season outdoor meets


  • Vaulted for personal best at SEC Championships in fifth place finish (16’10.75”/5.15m)
  • Won the pole vault (16’4.75″/5.00m) at the Cardinal Classic

  • Placed fourth in the pole vault (16’5.50”/5.02m) at the Jim Green Invitational

2020-21 (Junior) 

  • Scored for the Wildcats with an eighth-place finish in the heptathlon at the SEC Championships
  • Posted a career-best 5211 points, the third-highest mark in school history


  • Fifth at the SEC Championships in the pole vault with a lift of 16’8.75/5.10m
  • Personal-best clearance of 16’10.75”/5.15m came at the NCAA East Preliminaries

2019-20 (Sophomore) 

  • Placed 8th at SEC Indoors heptathlon with PB in points (5,107)

2018-19 (Freshman) 

  • SEC Championships competitor where he placed 12th in the pole vault
  • Season-best 16’0.75″/4.90m at the McCravy Memorial to place fourth

High School

  • New Balance Nationals qualifier in the PV and LJ
  • Three-time State Champion
  • 2018 Pennsylvania Champion in the PV and LJ
  • 2016 Pennsylvania Champion in the PV


  • Birthday: Sept. 21
  • Parents: Bob and Teri Jardine
  • Siblings: Megan and Kayla Jardine
  • Major: Marketing
  • Hobbies: Golf and cycling
  • Favorite sports teams: Chicago Bears and Chicago White Sox
  • Fun fact: Makes great chocolate chip cookies
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