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Deborah Mattern
Deborah Mattern

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Turnbridge, Vt.

High School:
South Royalton HS

Height:
5-4

Event:
Javelin


**2010: NCAA East Regional Qualifer in javelin...Big South Champion in javelin...2009: NCAA East Regional Qualifier in javelin... All-Big South in javelin... 2008: All-Big South in javelin.

2010 Outdoor: Big South Champion in the javelin... Finished eighteenth in the javelin at NCAA east preliminary round... Finished sixth at Georgia Tech with a throw of 138'2"... Threw a personal best of 146'5", the best throw in the Big South Conference... Finished second at Joe Hilton Carolina Fast Times Invite throwing 135'10"... Competed in javelin at Florida Relays, finishing fifteenth... Threw for second place at Shamrock Invite with a distance of 43.59m... Won the CCU Invite and Battle of the Beaches.

2009 Outdoor: Won the Big South Championships in javelin with a mark of 139'5"... Ranks second on Coastal Carolina's all-time list in the javelin... Had a season-best throw of 146'7" at the UNC Elite... Had a mark of 139'10" at the NCAA East Regional... Won both the Tar Heel Aggie Classic and the Shamrock Invite... Placed second at the Coastal Carolina-Asics Invite with 138'2".

2008 Outdoor: Earned All-Big South honors after placing second with a throw of 135'5"...Threw a career-best 138'9" at the Pepsi Relays, which ranks fourth in school history... Tossed 131'1" at the Asics/Winthrop Invitational.

Prior to Coastal Carolina: Transfer from Castleton State, where she did not compete in track and field.

High School: Competed in track and field as a sophomore, junior and senior... Three-time Vermont state champion in the javelin... Member of the Division 3 State Championship team as a junior... Team was state runner-up during sophomore and senior seasons... Finished second in the shot put and fourth in the pole vault... Also played soccer and softball.

Personal: Full name is Deborah Ruth Mattern... Daughter of Wes Mattern and Susan Boles... Majoring in early childhood education.