Kyle Pater
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    Kyle Pater

    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    San Diego, Calif.

    High School:
    Mt. Carmel

    Height:
    5-11

    Event:
    Pole Vault

    FRESHMAN YEAR | 2013-14: Helped Air Force to six of the top-eight placements in the pole vault at the Mountain West Indoor Championships...finished eighth at that meet with a clearance of 15'9"...recorded a career-best height of 16'0¾" during a runner-up performance at the Rocky Mountain Classic...added top-10 finishes at the Air Force Holiday Open (15'1", eighth) and Air Force Collegiate Open (15'7", ninth)...earned the team's Newcomer of the Week award following the Collegiate Open...recorded an outdoor-best clearance of 16'0" during a third-place finish at the Beach Invitational...added fourth-place finishes at the Jim Click Shootout (15'7") and Air Force Relays (15'1").

    HIGH SCHOOL: Mt. Carmel High School...ranked 10th among U.S. high school seniors in the pole vault as a senior with a clearance of 16'6"...that clearance was ranked first in the state of California...received the team's Outstanding Field Award two years in a row...named Athlete of the Month by the San Diego Union Tribune...recipient of the Arnie Robinson Award and Outstanding Athlete Award for school...two-time Scholar-Athlete honoree.

    PERSONAL: Full name is Kyle Michael Pater...son of Paul and Karen Pater...has two younger siblings, Scott and Erika...currently undecided on a major...future plans include becoming a pilot...hobbies include snowboarding, volleyball, trampoline, gymnastics, diving, hanging out with friends and watching movies...member of Cadet Squadron 07.

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