Kate Simon
Kate Simon
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Woodbridge, Conn.
High School: Amity
Events: Throws
Major: Political Science
Residential College: Branford

Collegiate Bests:

Discus throw 33.69m

Shot put 16.65m

Hammer throw 48.87m

Weight throw 14.91m

Javelin throw 23.42m 

Personal Bests:

Shot Put- 41'10

Discus- 125' 

2015-2016: Voted the 2016-2017 Yale women's track and field team captain… In indoor track, claimed a personal best and No. 3 on Yale's top-10 list in the weight throw with a mark of 16.65m (54-07.5) at the Valentine Invitational, placing third… First in the weight throw at the Giegengack Invitational… First in the shot put at Yale-Dartmouth-Columbia… Third in the weight throw at both Yale-Dartmouth-Columbia and Harvard-Yale-Princeton… In outdoor track, placed ninth in the hammer throw at the Heptagonal Championships… Claimed a personal best in the hammer throw and No. 9 on Yale's top-10 list with a mark of 48.87m (160-04) at the Larry Ellis Invitational, placing 13th… Won the hammer throw at Harvard-Yale.   

2014-2015: In indoor track, claimed a season best of 11.33m (37’2.25”) in the shot put at Yale-Dartmouth-Columbia, placing second…claimed a season best of 14.79m (48’6.25”) in the weight throw at the Heptagonal Championships, placing ninth…In outdoor track, earned a season best of 43.77m (143’7”) in the hammer throw at the Yale Springtime Invitational, placing third…third in the hammer throw at Harvard-Yale.

2013-2014: In indoor track, earned personal best mark of 13.33m in the shot put at Heps, placing eighth….Also claimed personal best of 14.91m in the weight throw, placing 12th at Heps…Second in the shot put at the Yale Season Opener…Third in the shot put at Dartmouth-Columbia-Yale…Fifth in the shot put at HYP. In outdoor track, earned personal best mark of 33.69m in the discus at Harvard-Yale, placing third…Claimed personal best mark in the hammer throw (45.75m) at Heps, placing 13th…Eighth in the shot put at Heps…Second in the shot put at the Yale Springtime Invitational…Third in the discus at Harvard-Yale and fourth in the hammer throw.

High School: Four time All-New England Honors in the shot put…Two-time Connecticut state champion in the shot put…Four-time Southern Connecticut Conference Champion in shot put…Two-time Southern Connecticut Conference Champion in discus…School record holder in shot put and discus…Three-time track and field MVP for Amity High School…2011-12 and 2012-13 Track and Field team captain…Two-time Southern Connecticut Conference Scholar Athlete…Channel 12 News Scholar Athlete…Helped lead Amity HS team to a Southern Connecticut Conference title.

Other: Played soccer for Amity HS.