Buckeye women finish in third place
Buckeyes saw action in hammer throw, 100m hurdles and 4x400m relay on second day of NCAA championship
Ohio State wins heat in relay and finishes fifth overall
Nine Buckeyes prepare for competition in Iowa at 2012 NCAA Outdoor Championships
May 21 - 27, 2012
2010 First Team All-American in the javelin
Two-time Second Team All-American (weight throw)
2012 Honorable Mention All-American (hammer throw)
2010 Big Ten champion in the javelin
Three-time All-Big Ten honoree
Ohio State school record-holder in the javelin (50.65m/166-2.00)
2012 Big Ten Sportsmanship Award
2012 Ohio State Scholar Athlete
Shot Put - 14.65m/48-0.75
Discus - 43.95m/144-2.25
Weight - 20.78m/68-2.25
Javelin - 50.65m/166-2.00
2012 Outdoor (Senior) Named Honorable Mention All-American after a 22nd-place finish in the hammer throwat the NCAA championships ... finished 12th in the hammer throw at the NCAA East Prelims; also competed in the javelin ... third place in the javelin (season best of 45.93m/150-8.25) and sixth place in the hammer throw (60.07m/197-1.00) at the Big Ten championships ... seventh place in the hammer at the Penn Relays ... All-Ohio champion in the hammer throw (PR of 62.42m/204-9.50) and third place in the javelin ... first place in the hammer at the Jesse Owens Track Classic ... fifth in the hammer throw and sixth in the shot put at the Jim Click Shootout ... fourth in the hammer and 10th in the shot put (season best of 13.95m/45-9.25) at the UCF Invite.
2012 Indoor (Senior) Earned Second Team All-American honors in the weight throw with a ninth-place finish at the Big Ten championships (19.62m/64-4.50) ... runner-up in the weight throw at the Alex Wilson Invite ... fourth place in the weight throw at the Big Ten championships (20.21m/66-3.75) ... runner-up in the weight throw (PR of 20.78m/68-2.25) and 12th in the shot put (season best 14.26m/46-9.50)at the Don Kirby Elite ... fourth in the weight at the Meyo Invitational ... first place in the weight throw and fourth in the shot put at "The Dual" ... first in the weight and third in the shot at the Buckeye Classic.
2011 Outdoor (Junior) Competed at the NCAA East Prelims in the javelin and hammer throws; 14th in the javelin (45.56m/149-5.75) and 39th in the hammer (52.04m/170-9)...set season best in the hammer throw at the Big Ten championships (58.51m/191-1150) for third and placed second in the javelin throw (43.35m/142-2) ... collected a bronze medal in the javelin throw at the Jesse Owens Track Classic (42.66m/139-11) and the Jim Click Shootout (46.55m/152-8)...won the javelin throw at the Dave Rankin Invitational (47.77m/ 156-8) and set a PR in the discus throw (43.95m/144-2.25) ... placed third in the hammer throw at the Jim Click Shootout (55.03m/180-6) ... All-Big Ten selection (javelin).
2011 Indoor (Junior) Second Team All-American with a ninth-place finish at the NCAA championships in the weight throw (19.41m/63-8.35) ... placed second in the weight throw with a season-best mark of 20.27m/66-6.00 at the Big Ten championships ... placed second in the weight throw at the New Balance Invitational (19.13m/62-9.25) ... took fourth in the shot put (12.65m/41-6.00) and the weight throw (17.20m/56-5.25) at the Michigan Dual ... won the weight throw (18.43m/60-5.75) and the shot put (personal best, 14.65m/48-0.75) at the Buckeye Classic ... All-Big Ten selection (weight throw).
2010 Outdoor (Sophomore) Earned First Team All-American honors with an eighth-place finish in the javelin (49.50m/162-4.75) at the NCAA championships ... NCAA East regional runner-up in the javelin (50.44m/165-5.75); also competed in the hammer throw ... captured a Big Ten title in the javelin with a mark of 50.65m (166-2), besting her own school record ... set then-career bests in the hammer throw (55.24/181-2.75) and discus (42.78m/140-4.25) over the course of the season ... All-Big Ten selection (javelin).
2010 Indoor (Sophomore) Finished seventh in the weight throw at the Big Ten championships; also competed in the shot put ... first place in the weight at the Buckeye Classic (18.19m/ 59-8.25) ... set a weight throw season best of18.64m/61-1.75 at the Akron Invitational, finishing fifth overall ... set a season best in the shot put (14.46m/47.5.25), good for a seventh-place finish at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational.
2009 Outdoor (Freshman) Broke the Ohio State school record in the javelin at the Drake Relays with an NCAA provisional mark of 46.64m (153-0.25) ... finished fourth at the Big Ten championships in the javelin and 19th at the Mideast regional championships ... held the top team marks in the javelin, shot put, discus and hammer throw.
2009 Indoor (Freshman) Set the top team marks in the shot put and hammer throw ... placed fourth in the shot put at the Indiana Relays with a season-best throw of 13.41m (44 ft.) ... finished 12th in the shot put at the Big Ten championships.
St. Patrick's High School Mullen was a three-sport athlete in high school, playing basketball and volleyball as well ... earned a bronze medal at the 2008 Canadian Junior Nationals in the javelin and shot put ... silver medalist at the 2008 Ontario Summer Games in the javelin and shot put; she also won a bronze medal in the discus at that meet ... as a freshman and junior, she took home a silver medal at the OFSSA meet in the javelin throw ... as a senior, she won a silver medal in the javelin throw and a bronze in the shot put.
Buckeye Spotlight - Kate Deaton