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Frank Catelli
Position: Throws
Year: Junior
Hometown: Sequim, Wash.
High School: Sequim
Other College: Western Washington
Experience: Transfer

2015: Led the team in the shot put and the discus in his first year on the squad, earning a spot at NCAA West Prelims in both events … threw a new career-best of 183-2 in the discus at the Pac-12 Championships to finish fourth, after he had placed 12th in the shot put the day before … fouled in the discus at West Prelims in Austin, and went 56-10 ¼ in the shot put to finish 36th overall … swept the shot put and the discus at the UW-WSU Dual, winning the shot put at 58-5 ¾ and the discus with a then-PR throw of 179-1 … also won the shot and discus at the Ken Shannon Invite, going 173-3 in the discus and 58-3 in the shot put … fourth in the shot (53-8 ¼) and third in the discus (164-4) at the Pepsi Team Invite … went 172-0 in the discus at the Stanford Invitational and 57-11 ¾ in the shot put … indoors, had the best shot put by a Husky since 1998 with a mark of 59-10 ½ at the Husky Classic … took seventh in the shot put at the MPSF Championships, throwing 59-6 ¼ … also put the shot 59-4 ¼ at the UW Indoor Open ... earned USTFCCCA All-Academic Team honors.

2013-14 (At Western Washington):
One of the top throwers in Division-II, as he capped his sophomore year with a third-place finish in the shot put at the 2014 NCAA D-II Championships … named the 2013-14 Western Male Athlete of the Year … threw a new PR of 60-10 ½ at the NCAA meet to set a new Great Northwest Athletic Conference record … also qualified for NCAAs in the discus in 2014, finishing 13th overall with a mark of 168-3 … season-best in the discus was a 173-11 toss at the Husky Outdoor Track, as he won the Washington Open on April 12 … won the GNAC shot put title with a toss of 59-7 … indoors, the sophomore was named the USTFCCCA West Region Field Athlete of the Year … set the Western indoor record at the UW Indoor Open with a toss of 57-5 ½ … qualified for 2014 NCAA D-II Indoors, finishing 17th in the shot put at 52-4 ½ …

High School and Personal: Born in Moses Lake, Washington … parents are Veronica and William Catelli … has two older brothers, Declan and Clancy … attended the U.S. Air Force Prep School and PeninsulaCollege (Port Angeles, Wash.) before attending Western … was the Washington State 2A shot put champion as a junior in 2011, and had a high school best of 58-1 ½ to win districts … also made the 2011 state meet in the discus and the javelin, finishing 12th and 11th … had a best high school javelin mark of 177-3 as a sophomore.

Major Meets
2013 GNAC Indoors - 6th, Shot Put
2013 GNAC Outdoors - 2nd, Shot Put | 6th, Discus
2014 GNAC Indoors - 2nd, Shot Put
2014 NCAA D-II Indoors - 17th, Shot Put
2014 GNAC Outdoors - 1st, Shot Put | 3rd, Discus
2014 NCAA D-II Outdoors - 3rd, Shot Put | 13th, Discus
2015 MPSF - 7th, Shot Put
2015 Pac-12 - 12th, Shot Put | 4th, Discus
2015 NCAA Prelims - 36th, Shot Put | Foul, Discus

Outdoor Bests
Shot Put.......60-10 1/2
Discus.......183-2

Indoor Bests
Shot Put.......59-10 1/2

Academic Honors
2015 USTFCCCA All-Academic Team

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