Katja Neves
Katja Neves
Year: JR
Hometown: Providence, R.I.
High School: E-Cubed Academy
Position: Throws

2014-15 (JUNIOR):

OUTDOOR:

Atlantic 10 Championships - Finished fourth in the discus, (41.77m), and fifth in the shot put, (13.01m).

Stonehill Skyhawk Invitational - Won the discus, (40.02m), and finished fourth in the shot put, (11.64m).

Mark Young Yale Invitational - Finished fifth in the shot put, (12.70m).

UMass Invitational - Won the discus, (39.26m).

INDOOR:

Atlantic 10 Championship - Placed eighth in the shot put, (12.54m).

David Hemery Valentine Invitational - Placed eighth in the shot put, (12.84m).

URI Coaches vs. Domestic Violence Invitational - Placed second in the shot put, (13.20m).

Sorlien Memorial Invitational - Won the shot put event, (13.57m).

2013-14 (SOPHOMORE):

OUTDOOR: 

New England Championship - Finished eighth in the shot put, (12.77m), and sixth in the discus throw, (39.60m).

Atlantic 10 Outdoor Championship - Finished 13th in the shot put, (11.62m).

Stonehill Invitational - Finished third in the shot put, (12.55m), and third in the discus throw, (37.31m).

Brown Invitational - Finished third in the shot put, (12.55m), and sixth in the discus throw, (38.63m).

Central Connecticut State Invitational - Finished second in the shot put, (12.37m), and third in the discus throw, (36.12m).

INDOOR: 

New England Championship - Finished 11th in the shot put, (12.28m).

Valentine's Invitational - Finished tenth of 46 in the shot put, (12.30m).

URI Coaches' Invitational - Finished fifth of 19 in the shot put, (12.66m).

Terrier Classic - Finished 16th of 45 in the shot put, (11.98m).

Brown University Alden Invitational - Finished second in the shot put, (12.87m).

Sorlien Invitational - Finished second in the shot put, (12.96m).

2012-13 (FRESHMAN): Did not compete.

High School:
Attended E-Cubed Academy… Member of the basketball team for four years earning three letters, soccer team for two years earning two letters, and the indoor and outdoor track & field team for two years earning two letters… Captained the basketball team 2011-12 and the outdoor track & field team in 2012… Selected MVP Throws in the State Meet, All-Class in the shot put and discus, All-Division in shot put and discus, All-State in shot put and discus, and All-England in discus in the 2012 outdoor track & field season… Named the MVP for outdoor track & field in 2012… Holds the Rhode Island State discus record (141’11), breaking the record three times… Selected All-Division in discus and All-Class in shot put for the outdoor track & field season in 2011… Nominated for the Gatorade Player of the Year Award…Earned Outstanding Performance Mount Pleasant and the Rick Schomp MVP of Throws… Volunteered at Providence Summer Bridge and Brown Summer High School… Made the honor roll 2011-12.

Personal:
Born May 13, 1994… Daughter of Jay A. Neves and Marjorie Santos… Enjoys watching and playing basketball, playing the piano, training, hanging out with friends, and spending quality time with her family… Lists her favorite athlete as Muhammad Ali… Follows the Boston Celtics, Chicago Bulls, and the New York Giants… Plans on becoming a high school or collegiate throws coach in the future… Majoring in Human Development and Family Studies and minoring in Kinesiology.