Katie

Evans

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Fly/IM
Year: Senior
Hometown: Warwick, R.I.
High School: Warwick Veterans Memorial

Bio

2015-2016:

  • Competed in eight individual events including the 100 and 200 backstroke, 100 and 200 IM, 100 and 200 butterfly, 100 and 500 freestyle and the 100 breaststroke
  • Also competed in the 200, 400 and 800 freestyle relay, as well as the 200 and 400 medley relay
  • Recorded season-best times in the 100 backstroke (1:05.11) and 100 butterfly (1:04.14) at the Patriot League Tournament (2/19), in the 100 breaststroke (1:21.95), 100 freestyle (1:01.62) and 100 IM (1:10.79) at the Assumption Pentathlon (10/3), in the 200 IM (2:23.39) and 200 butterfly (2:22.38) at the Harald Anderson Invitational (11/21) and in the 500 freestyle (5:39.33) at the New England Catholic Invitational (10/17)

2014-2015:

  • Competed in nine individual events including the 100 backstroke, 100 breaststroke, 100 freestyle, 100 and 200 butterfly and 100, 200 and 400 individual medley
  • Also competed on the 200 and 400 medley and 200, 400 and 800 freestyle relay teams
  • Posted career-best times in the 50 freestyle (27.79) at the New England Catholic Invitational, the 100 backstroke (1:05.11) and 100 freestyle (58.20) at the Patriot League Championship and  in the 100 butterfly (1:03.27) at the Harold Anderson Invitational. 

2013-2014:

  • Competed in nine individual events including the 50,100, and 200 butterfly, 100, 200 and 400 IM, 100 freestyle, 100 backstroke and 100 breaststroke
  • Member of the 200 and 400 medley relay and 200 freestyle relay teams. 

Before Holy Cross:

  • A four-year member of the varsity swimming team at Warwick Veterans Memorial High School under head coach Tamra Gallo, serving as team captain her junior and senior year
  • Held records in every butterfly, IM, distance freestyle and backstroke event she swam in
  • Earned Swimmer of the Year recognition in the 2011-2012 and 2012-2013 seasons
  • Named Division III Swimmer of the Year
  • Named Athlete of the Week in 2009 and nominated as the Top Female Athlete for the school for the Wendy’s Scholarship in 2012
  • Was presented the award for Top Female Athlete at her school in 2012
  • Also swam for the Kent County YMCA in the SENECY league under head coach Jason Buchanan, serving as team captain in 2013
  • Her team won the SENECY Championship from 2009-2013
  • Holds the record for the 1650 freestyle and was a New England Qualifier (2009-2013)
  • Also was a three-year member of her high school’s varsity soccer team under head coach Tom Flanders and a four-year member of her school’s track and field team under head coach Chip McGair, running in the 1500 and 3000-meter events
  • Named Track and Field Athlete of the Year (2012) and team captain her junior and senior seasons
  • Earned All-City honors and was a State Qualifier, earning medals at the JV States, as well as the Divisions and Class Championships her junior and senior year

Personal:

  • Daughter of Regina Hand
  • Has one brother (David Evans)
  • Relatives who graduated from Holy Cross include great uncle Edward Hand ’56 and cousin Joey Kingsley ’08. Her cousin Ryan Kingsley currently attends Holy Cross and is a member of the Class of 2017 
  • Majoring in Psychology and Studio Art 

Evans' Top Times

Event (Yards)

Time

Meet (Date)

50 Free

27.79

New England Catholic Invitational (10/10/14)

100 Free

58.20

Patriot League Championship (2/21/2015)

500 Free

5:39.33

New England Catholic Invitational (10/17/2015)

100 Back

1:05.11

Patriot League Championship (2/20/2015)

100 Breast

1:20.70

Assumption (10/5/2013)

100 Fly

1:03.27

Harold Anderson Invitational (11/22/2014)

200 Fly

2:22.28

Harold Anderson Invitational (11/21/2015)

100 IM

1:09.79

Assumption (10/5/2013)

200 IM

2:20.35

Patriot League Championship (2/21/2014)

400 IM

5:05.26

Worcester City Championship (1/18/2014)

 

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