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02/17/2015

Meet The Coaches: Shot Put Success

Tradition of conference titles continues with throws coach

12/05/2014

Irish Start Strong At Blue & Gold Invitational

Notre Dame won 22 of 30 events.

AS A SENIOR: Placed 18th in the shot put with a throw of 15.37m at the NCAA Div I East Prelims ... finished fourth at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships in the shot put ... placed sixth in the shot put at the BIG EAST Conference Indoor Championships ... threw a season best 15.69m in the shot put at the Arizona State Invitational ... hurled season best indoor shot put (15.64) at the Notre Dame Alex Wilson Invitational ... finished third overall at the Beach Invitational ... placed fifth in the shot put at the Notre Dame Meyo Invitational ... finished third overall in the shot put at the Indiana University Relays ... placed second at the GVSU Bob Eubanks Open in the shot put ... earned a monogram.

AS A JUNIOR: Competed in the weight throw and shot put ... opened her campaign at the Blue and Gold Invitational, placing third in the weight throw with a distance of 14.61m and third in the shot put after logging a distance of 13.20m ... finished fourth in the shot put at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener, registering a distance of 13.47m ... 11th at the Notre Dame Invite in the weight throw after posting a 12.91m throw and earned fifth in the shot put with a mark of 13.77m ... finished third in the shot put at the Indiana Relays after setting a distance at 13.76m ... placed 13th at the Meyo Invitational, tossing the shot put 14.03m ... at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships, finished fourth in her heat and ninth overall with a shot put throw of 14.19m ... came in fourth at the Alex Wilson Invitational in the shot put, posting a throw of 13.84m ... at the Arizona State Invite, qualified for the shot put finals after finishing fourth in prelims with a throw of 14.20m ... finished fifth in the finals after logging a toss of 14.20m ... earned an eighth-place result in the shot put at the Mike Poehlein Invitational, notching a throw of 13.62m ... locked up sixth at the Border Battle in the shot put with a throw of 14.75m ... finished third in shot put at the Dave Rankin Invite after posting a toss of 14.72m ... placed 17th at the Drake Relays after recording a mark of 13.94m ... at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships, finished in seventh with a season-best throw of 15.02m ... came in ninth place at the Cardinal Classic, logging a toss of 14.69m ... competed in the NCAA Regionals, finishing 28th with a mark of 14.83m.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Placed in the top-ten in both the shot put and weight throw at the Notre Dame Invitational ... placed seventh in shot put at the Dave Rankin Invitational with a 13.91m throw ... recorded another top-ten finish in the shot put at the Hillsdale Relays, with a 14.15m throw, good for eighth.

AS A FRESHMAN: Opened the indoor track season with an 11th-place finish at the Blue and Gold Invitational, registering a weight throw of 12.12m ... also finished ninth in the shot put with a toss of 10.99m ... finished 12th with a shot put of 10.14m at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener ... recorded a throw of 12.08m to finish eighth in the weight throw at the Notre Dame Invitational ... opened the outdoor season with a 12th-place finish in the shot put at the Mike Poehlein Invitational with a toss of 11.43m ... finished fifth with a hammer throw of 46.52m at the Spartan Invitational ... also finished seventh in the shot put with a throw of 11.21m ... finished eighth in the hammer throw with a toss of 32.60m at the Eastern Michigan Invitational ... also finished fifth in the shot put with a distance of 11.37m ... closed out the season with a 23rd-place finish in the shot put at the Hillsdale Relays, recording a toss of 11.72m.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL:Eleven-time letterwinner in track and field, volleyball and basketball at St. Pius X High School (Texas) ... four-time shot put district champion and TAPPS 6A shot put state champion in 2006 ... earned all-state honors as a junior ... captained the volleyball team as a sophomore and senior and led the basketball team as a junior ... born October 16, 1988, in Houston, Texas ... daughter of Fon and Judith Atang ... youngest of five children ... brother, Joseph, plays basketball at Houston Baptist University ... graduated in May 2011 from the College of Science, majoring in pre-professional studies and anthropology.

ATANG'S CAREER INDOOR BESTS

Shot Put (BIG EAST Championships) 14.19m
Weight Throw (Blue and Gold Invitational) 14.61m

ATANG'S CAREER OUTDOOR BESTS

Shot Put (BIG EAST Championships) 15.02m
Hammer Throw (Spartan Invitational) 46.52m

Rudy Atang
Rudy  Atang

Hometown:
Houston, TX

High School:
St. Pius X

Event:
Throws

Birthdate:
10/16/1988

Graduated:
2011

Event Calendar

Delta

December 2
4:30 PM
Blue & Gold Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.

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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