Eve Machovec
blank Eve Machovec
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Augusta, Ga.

High School:
Dacula

Height:
5-10

Event:
Throws

2012: Outdoor - Posted a personal-best throw of 47 feet, 3 inches to take seventh in the shot put and finished sixth in the discus with her longest throw of the season (155-6) at the SEC Championships...Competing under a "hard-line rule", she launched a personal-best shot put mark of 47-1.75 but did not place at the Triton Invitational's Pre-Olympic meet before having a season-best effort of 148-3 to take 21st in the discus...Took third in the discus (141-3) at the Spec Towns Invite...Finished second in the shot put (44-4.25) and discus (130-6) at the Yellow Jacket Invite...Earned the top collegiate finish (second overall) in the shot put with a mark of 45-10.50 and was third in the discus (148-1) at the Georgia Relays.

2012: Indoor - Had a season-best mark of 44 feet, 8 ¼ inches in the shot put to take 10th at the VT Elite meet...Reached a season-best distance of 46-4 for 11th-place honors at the SEC Championships.

2011: Outdoor - Was the runner-up in the shot put at the Georgia Intercollegiate Invitational.

2011: Indoor - Finished seventh in the shot put with a career-best effort of 46 feet, 10 ¾ inches at the SEC Indoor Championships, which moves her to ninth on the all-time top-10 list...Won the shot put at the Tiger Paw Invite after her second throw traveled 44-2.

2010: Outdoor - Wrapped up her season by taking 38th in the discus at the NCAA East Prelims...finished 13th in the discus at the SEC Championships...won the discus at the Bulldog Limited with a career-long throw of 158 feet, 6 inches while taking fifth in the shot put with a season-best mark of 45-1.

2010: Indoor - Had a personal-best toss of 45 feet, 3 ½ inches in the shot put to finish seventh at the Hokie Invitational.

2009: Outdoor - Took 11th in the discus (142 feet) and was 16th in the shot put (44-4) at the SEC Championships...was second in the shot put and third in the discus at the Bulldog Limited...moved to No. 7 in the school record books after taking fifth in the discus (149-3) at the Spec Towns Invitational...had a mark of 44-11.75 to take third in the shot put at the dual meet with Georgia Tech...earned third-place honors in the shot put after having a top effort of 44-11.50 at the Georgia Relays.

2009: Indoor - Had a personal-best attempt of 45 feet, ¼ inches to finish 13th in the shot put at the SEC Championships...was third in the shot put at the Tiger Paw Invitational...finished fifth in the shot put at the Virginia Tech Elite...made her collegiate debut at the Kentucky Invitational and finished fifth in the discus (134-8).

High School:
Won three straight GHSA AAAA state titles in the discus...Also won a state crown in the shot put at the state meet as a junior...Broke the Dacula record in the shot put (44 feet, 10 inches)...Personal-best marks of 45-5 (shot put) and 149-7, which is also a school record in the discus...Earned The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Cup...Presented the Red Smith Award as a junior by the Atlanta Track Club...Played basketball all four years at Dacula...Also won region championships in volleyball her junior and senior seasons.

Personal:
Born Oct. 21, 1989...Daughter of David and Jill Machovec...Sister of current Bulldog thrower Israel Machovec...Father, David, played football at Liberty University and coaches track and field at Dacula while mom, Jill, played basketball at Liberty...Also had a cousin, Steve Rogers, play football at East Carolina...Majoring in Journalism/Magazines.

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