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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

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February 5
TBA
Meyo Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.
RECAP
February 6
NTS
Meyo Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.
RECAP
February 12
All Day
Spire D-I Invitational
Geneva, Ohio
February 12
All Day
Iowa State Classic
Ames, Iowa
February 13
All Day
Iowa State Classic
Ames, Iowa
February 13
All Day
Spire D-I Invitational
Geneva, Ohio
February 20
10:00 AM
Alex Wilson Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.
February 25
All Day
ACC Indoor Championships
Boston, Mass.
February 26
All Day
ACC Indoor Championships
Boston, Mass.
February 27
All Day
ACC Indoor Championships
Boston, Mass.
March 11
All Day
NCAA Indoor Championships
Birmingham, Ala.
March 12
All Day
NCAA Indoor Championships
Birmingham, Ala.
March 18
All Day
Shamrock Invitational
Myrtle Beach, S.C.
March 19
All Day
Shamrock Invitational
Myrtle Beach, S.C.
March 25
3:00 PM
Yellow Jacket Invitational
Atlanta, Ga.
March 25
All Day
Raleigh Relays
Raleigh, N.C.
March 26
10:00 AM
Yellow Jacket Invitational
Atlanta, Ga.
March 26
All Day
Raleigh Relays
Raleigh, N.C.
April 1
All Day
Stanford Invitational
Palo Alto, Calif.
April 2
All Day
Stanford Invitational
Palo Alto, Calif.
April 8
TBA
Sun Angel Track Classic
Tempe, Ariz.
April 9
TBA
Sun Angel Track Classic
Tempe, Ariz.
April 16
12:00 PM
ACC/Big Ten Challenge
Louisville, Ky.
April 22
TBA
Virginia Challenge
Charlottesville, Va.
April 23
TBA
Virginia Challenge
Charlottesville, Va.
April 28
TBA
Penn Relays
Philadelphia, Pa.
April 28
TBA
Drake Relays
Des Moines, Iowa
April 29
TBA
Drake Relays
Des Moines, Iowa
April 29
TBA
Penn Relays
Philadelphia, Pa.
April 30
TBA
Drake Relays
Des Moines, Iowa
April 30
TBA
Penn Relays
Philadelphia, Pa.
May 6
3:00 PM
Billy Hayes Invitational
Bloomington, Ind.
May 14
All Day
ACC Outdoor Championships
Tallahassee, Fla.
May 15
All Day
ACC Outdoor Championships
Tallahassee, Fla.
May 16
All Day
ACC Outdoor Championships
Tallahassee, Fla.
May 26
TBA
NCAA East Regional
Jacksonville, Fla.
May 27
TBA
NCAA East Regional
Jacksonville, Fla.
May 28
TBA
NCAA East Regional
Jacksonville, Fla.
June 8
TBA
NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore.
June 9
TBA
NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore.
June 10
TBA
NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore.
June 11
TBA
NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore.

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