Katie, a senior from Prince George, British Columbia, recorded three first-place finishes, including a pair of meet records and one pool record, at the three-day Rutgers Invitational that was held Nov. 21-23 at Sonny Werblin Recreation Center.
In her last individual event, Katie won the 200-yard breaststroke with a meet record time of 2 minutes, 12.37 seconds that was 3.33 seconds faster than the runner-up. She was also part of the 400 freestyle relay that placed 11th.
Katie broke the meet record in the 400 individual medley preliminaries on Saturday with a time of 4:15.42 and bested that mark later that day with a winning time of 4:13.69 in the finals.
In Friday’s opening day of competition, Katie broke the Sonny Werblin Recreation Center pool record in the 200 IM with a winning mark of 2:00.00.
Katie is UNH’s record holder in the 100 breaststroke (1:02.17), 200 breaststroke (2:10.30), 200 IM (1:58.78) and 400 IM (4:09.40); she is also part of the record-setting 400 medley relay (3:41.88).
Katie is a two-time NCAA qualifier (2013 & 2014) who was named the 2013 America East Women’s Swimming & Diving Scholar-Athlete of the Year. She has made the America East Commissioner’s Honor Roll all three years. Katie’s other conference accolades include Rookie of the Year (2012) and Most Outstanding Swimmer (2012).