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AS A SOPHOMORE: Set a career best in the first meet of the track season, vaulting 3.80m (12-5 1/2) at the Blue and Gold Invitational ... won the vault competition at the Notre Dame Opener, going 3.70m (12-1 1/2) ... earned her first career all-BIG EAST honors at the conference indoor meet, placing third in the pole vault with a mark of 3.60m (11-9 3/4) ... did not compete during the 2007 outdoor track and field season ... will look to garner more BIG EAST honors in the 2008 campaign.

AS A FRESHMAN: A very solid contributor to the Irish pole vault crew in her first season in an Irish uniform ... established a strong mark of 3.65m (11-11 3/4) early in the indoor season at the Notre Dame Opener ... qualified for the BIG EAST Indoor Championship in the vault, eventually finishing 11th with a mark of 3.45m (11-3 3/4) ... came out strong in the outdoor campaign, posting an outstanding 3.66m (12-0) vault at the Cal Poly Invitational to win the meet ... also won the pole vault competition at the Notre Dame Outdoor Opener ... took second behind teammate Mary Saxer with a mark of 3.50m (11-5 3/4) at the Miami (Ohio) Invitational ... jumped 3.65m to win the Indy Relays pole vault ... also took the title at the Central Collegiate Championship (3.50m, 11-5 3/4) ... continued her consistent outdoor season in the BIG EAST meet, placing eighth overall in the vault with a mark of 3.65m ... looks to keep improving on a promising freshman year during the 2006-07 season.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Four-year letterwinner as pole vault standout at Rancho Bernardo High School ... earned All-American honors in the pole vault at the USATF Junior National meet (fourth place) ... achieved a national ranking in the pole vault each of the last three years ... two-time California all-state selection with a third-place finish in 2004 and a fifth-place performance in 2005 ... San Diego CIF Section record holder ... pole vaulted at several prestigious meets during her senior season, including the Arcadia Invitational (first), Mount SAC Relays (first), and Golden West Invitational (fourth) ... three-time conference and regional champion ... undefeated in San Diego County in her junior and senior years ... personal-best mark of 3.89m (12-9) ... Rancho Bernardo's Scholar Athlete of the Year as a senior ... member of National Honor Society, concert band, and Royal Regiment marching band ... born July 16, 1987 in Los Gatos, Calif. ... daughter of Renee and Terry Mattoon ... older of two children ... father, Terry, wrestled at Fort Lewis College ... enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters ... earned Dean's List status in spring 2006 semester after posting 3.667 grade-point average.

Kate Mattoon
Kate  Mattoon

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
San Diego, CA

High School:
Rancho Bernardo

Height:
5-5

Event:
Pole Vault

Birthdate:
07/16/1987

Event Calendar

Delta

December 2
12 wins
Blue & Gold Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.
RECAP

Blue & Gold Invitational Meet Information
Blue & Gold Invitational Schedule
January 14
11:00 AM
Illini Classic
Champaign, Ill. (University of Illinois-Armory)
January 21
11:00 AM
Notre Dame Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.

Notre Dame Invitational Meet Information
Notre Dame Invitational Schedule
January 28
10:00 AM
Big Ten/Power 5 Clash
Iowa City, Iowa (University of Iowa-Recreation Bldg.)
February 3
10:00 AM
Meyo Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.

Meyo Invitational Meet Information
Meyo Invitational Schedule
February 4
10:00 AM
Meyo Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.
February 10
12:00 PM
Spire D-I Invitational
Geneva, Ohio (Spire Institute)
February 10
12:00 PM
Tiger Paw Invitational
Clemson, S.C. (Clemson University-Indoor Track & Field Complex)
February 10
12:00 PM
Iowa State Classic
Ames, Iowa (Iowa State University-Lied Recreation Center)
February 11
12:00 PM
Iowa State Classic
Ames, Iowa (Iowa State University-Lied Recreation Center)
February 11
12:00 PM
Tiger Paw Invitational
Clemson, S.C. (Clemson University-Indoor Track & Field Complex)
February 11
12:00 PM
Spire D-I Invitational
Geneva, Ohio (Spire Institute)
February 18
10:00 AM
Alex Wilson Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.
February 23
11:00 AM
ACC Indoor Championships
Notre Dame, Ind.
February 24
11:00 AM
ACC Indoor Championships
Notre Dame, Ind.
February 25
11:00 AM
ACC Indoor Championships
Notre Dame, Ind.
March 10
5:00 PM
NCAA Indoor Championships
College Station, Texas (Texas A&M-Gilliam Indoor Stadium)
March 11
5:00 PM
NCAA Indoor Championships
College Station, Texas (Texas A&M-Gilliam Indoor Stadium)
March 18
11:00 AM
Yellow Jacket Invitational
Atlanta, Ga. (Georgia Tech-George C. Griffin Track)
March 24
12:00 PM
Raleigh Relays
Raleigh, N.C. (NC State-Paul Derr Track)
March 25
12:00 PM
Raleigh Relays
Raleigh, N.C. (NC State-Paul Derr Track)
March 30
10:00 AM
Texas Relays
Austin, Texas (University of Texas-Mike Meyers Stadium)
March 31
10:00 AM
Texas Relays
Austin, Texas (University of Texas-Mike Meyers Stadium)
March 31
10:00 AM
Stanford Invitational
Palo Alto, Calif. (Stanford University-Cobb Track)
April 1
10:00 AM
Stanford Invitational
Palo Alto, Calif. (Stanford University-Cobb Track)
April 1
10:00 AM
Texas Relays
Austin, Texas (University of Texas-Mike Meyers Stadium)
April 7
11:00 AM
Sun Angel Track Classic
Tempe, Ariz. (Arizona State University-Sun Angel Track)
April 8
11:00 AM
Sun Angel Track Classic
Tempe, Ariz. (Arizona State University-Sun Angel Track)
April 15
12:00 PM
ACC/Big Ten Challenge
Louisville, Ky. (University of Louisville-Cardinal Park)
April 21
10:00 AM
Virginia Challenge
Charlottesville, Va. (University of Virginia-Lannigan Field)
April 22
10:00 AM
Virginia Challenge
Charlottesville, Va. (University of Virginia-Lannigan Field)
April 22
11:00 AM
Michael Johnson Invitational
Waco, Texas (Baylor University-Clyde Hart T&F Stadium)
April 27
1:00 PM
Penn Relays
Philadelphia, Pa. (University of Penn-Ben Franklin Field)
April 28
12:00 PM
Gina Relays
Hillsdale, Mich. (Hillsdale College-Ken Herrick Track)
April 28
1:00 PM
Penn Relays
Philadelphia, Pa. (University of Penn-Ben Franklin Field)
April 29
12:00 PM
Gina Relays
Hillsdale, Mich. (Hillsdale College-Ken Herrick Track)
April 29
1:00 PM
Penn Relays
Philadelphia, Pa. (University of Penn-Ben Franklin Field)
May 6
3:00 PM
Billy Hayes Invitational
Bloomington, Ind. (Indiana University-Haugh Track Complex)
May 12
6:00 PM
ACC Outdoor Championships
Atlanta, Ga. (Georgia Tech-George C. Griffin Track)
May 13
6:00 PM
ACC Outdoor Championships
Atlanta, Ga. (Georgia Tech-George C. Griffin Track)
May 14
6:00 PM
ACC Outdoor Championships
Atlanta, Ga. (Georgia Tech-George C. Griffin Track)
May 25
3:00 PM
NCAA East Regional
Lexington, Ky. (University of Kentucky-UK Track)
May 26
3:00 PM
NCAA East Regional
Lexington, Ky. (University of Kentucky-UK Track)
May 27
3:00 PM
NCAA East Regional
Lexington, Ky. (University of Kentucky-UK Track)
June 7
1:00 PM
NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore. (University of Oregon-Hayward Field)
June 8
1:00 PM
NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore. (University of Oregon-Hayward Field)
June 9
1:00 PM
NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore. (University of Oregon-Hayward Field)
June 10
1:00 PM
NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore. (University of Oregon-Hayward Field)

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