April Pate
April  Pate


Rialto, Calif.

High School:
Wilmer Amina Carter HS




Coach E Tracks The Pack

Inside look at the last track and field meet by head coach Kirk Elias


Track and Field Finishes Second at Cal-Nevada Championships

Pack wins several events


Track and Field Travels to Cal-Nevada Championships

Pack faces programs from the states of California and Nevada


Coach E Tracks The Pack

Inside look at the last track and field meet by head coach Kirk Elias


Nevada Breaks Several Records at Hornet Invitational

Pack begins outdoor season with strong marks

Nevada: (2010-11) Track and Field Indoor: Second-team All-WAC in the 60m hurdles with a fifth-place finish (8.82) ... Placed one spot higher in the pentathlon at the conference meet with and overall score of 3,554 points. (2009-10) Track and Field Indoor: Took first in the 200-meter dash (26.04) and 60-meter hurdles (8.88) at the UW Indoor Preview. Track and Field Outdoor: Finished third in the 100-meter hurdles (14.64) and seventh in the 200-meter dash (26.04) at the UC Davis Classic ... Placed eighth in the high jump (1.53 meters) and 15th in the long jump (4.77 meters) and the UC Davis Classic ... Posted a time of 14.41 to take seventh in the 100-meter hurdles at the Aggie Open ... Finished ninth in the 100-meter hurdles at the Cal-Nevada Championship with a time of 16.57. (2008-09)Track and Field Indoor: Set a PR of 1:01.77 in the 400m dash to finished 10th at the Blue and Orange Classic...recorded a PR of 25.90 in the 200m dash at the United Heritage Invite...also placed eighth in the triple jump (10.94) at the United Heritage Invite. Track and Field Outdoor: Recorded a PR of 1:06.27 in the 400m hurdles to finished seventh in the prelims of the WAC Outdoor Championships...established PRs in the 200m dash (26.34); the 100m hurdles (14.78) and the heptathlon (4205)...finished sixth in the heptathlon at the WAC Outdoor Championships.

Prior to Nevada: Attended Wilmer Amina Carter High School in Rialto, Calif. ... Earned four varsity letters in track and field and one in cross country ... Was a three-time MVP in track and field in high school (2006-08) and was also a three-year team captain (2006-08) ... Holds the Citrus Belt record in the 300m hurdles ... Also holds the Inland Empire Championships Records in the 300m hurdles and the 100m hurdles ... Set a record at the Covina Invitational in the 300m and holds several school records in the 300m hurdles, 400m, 200m, triple jump, 4x100m relay and the 4x400m relay ... Was the San Andreas League Champion in the 300m hurdles and the 4x400m relay in 2006 ... Also was the San Andreas League Runner-Up in the 100m hurdles and high jump ... In 2007, she was the Citrus Belt League champion in the 100m hurdles, 300m hurdles and 4x100m relay and was the runner up in the high jump ... Was the CIF Southern Section Division I champion in the 300m hurdles and took fourth in the 100m hurdles ... Was named to the L.A Times' Second Team for the 300m hurdles ... Was a member of Dyestat Elite in the 300m hurdles ... As a senior in 2008, she was the Citrus Belt League champion in the 100m hurdles, 300m hurdles and triple jump ... Was named Carter High Schools Senior Female Athlete of the Year ... Also earned the Citrus Belt League Female Scholar Athlete Award and the Citrus Belt Area Athletic Directors Association Senior Female Athlete of the Year Award ... Nominated for the Ken Hubbs Outstanding Athlete Award ... Member of the Dyestat Elite in the 100m hurdles and 300m hurdles ... Top times: 100m hurdles (14.41, high school, 2008; 14.35, club, 2007); 300m hurdles (42.56, high school, 2008); 200m dash (25.68, high school, 2008; 24.87, club, 2007); triple jump (38'9", high school, 2008); high jump (5'4", high school, 2007).

Personal: Majoring in health ecology and wants to become and OBGYN ... Member of the National Honor Society and the Epsilon Delta Math Club in high school ... Also a teacher's aid and a student athletic trainer for the football team and was a time keep and kept statistics for basketball ... Cousin Steven Ash ran track and field and played football at the University of Cincinnati from 2000-2004 ... Cousin Cameron Abdallah plays football at Jacksonville University ... Also recruited by the University of Utah, UNLV, Fresno State, New Mexico State, UC Riverside, UC Irvine, University of Cincinnati, Kansas State and Arizona State ... Likes watching sports, especially football, hanging out with friends, going to the movies and spending time with family ... Chose Nevada for the coach and the team ... Favorite sports moment was making it to State with other hurdlers ... Role models are her parents ... Daughter of Michael and Gwen Pate ... Has two siblings, Michael (22) and Latesha (21) ... Born in June of 1990.

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