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Katalin Mate
Katalin Mate

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bekescsaba, Hungary

High School:
Tevan Andor Gimn.

Position:
Throws

Birthdate:
08/03/1984

2006 NCAA Outdoor Qualifier (Discus)

2007 Outdoor: Saw limited action due to injury ... Finished fourth at the SEC Championships in the discus with a regional qualifying mark of 48.44m (158-11) ... At the Mideast Regional, placed ninth with a throw of 48.73m (159-10) ... Also competed in the shot put and javelin at the SEC meet.

2007 Indoor: Redshirted.

2006 Outdoor: Reached the finals of the discus at the NCAA Championships, placing 11th with a mark 47.91m (157-2) in the final ... Season-best mark of 52.98m (173-10) came at the NCAA Mideast Regional Championships ... Also threw the javelin at the regional meet ... At the SEC Championships, finished third in the javelin, fourth in the discus and sixth in the shot put ... Had her career-best effort in the shot put at the SEC meet (14.92m, 48-11.5) ... Season-best mark in the javelin came at the Penn Relays, where she posted a distance of 45.75m (150-0) ... Won the discus and javelin at the Auburn Invitational and the shot put at the Springtime Invitational ... Fifth in the discus at the Texas Relays ... Posted marks that rank in the top five in Auburn history in three different events (shot put - third, discus - third, javelin - fifth).

2006 Indoor: Finished sixth in the shot put at the SEC Championships with a throw of 14.78m (48-6), which ranks second in Auburn history ... Also threw the shot put at three other meets, including a fourth-place finish at the Pepsi Invitational with a mark of 14.39m (47-2.5).

Prior to Auburn: Competed in the discus at the World Junior Championships (2002) and the European Junior Championships (2003, 2005) ... Personal bests of 54.46m in the discus, 14.60m in the shot put and 46.27m in the javelin.

Personal: Born March 8, 1984 ... Brother Gabor was a three-time outdoor All-American (1999-2001) and two-time NCAA Champion (1999, 2000) for Auburn in the discus.