Katy

Saladin

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Backstroke/Freestyle
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Fairfield, Conn.
High School: Fairfield Warde

Bio

2018-2019:

  • Set a program record in the 100 Backstroke at the Patriot League Championship (57.81)
  • Set a program record in the 200 Backstroke at the Patriot League Championship (2:06.77)
  • Part of the 200 Medley Relay team that set a program record at the Patriot League Championship (1:45.04)
  • Part of the 400 Medley Relay team that set a program record at the Patriot League Championship (3:50.25)
  • Won the 100 back vs. Assumption (1:00.44), Iona (1:00.71), Fairfield (1:00.29), Providence (1:00.79),  and Springfield (59.71)
  • Won the 300 back vs. Siena (2:11.55), Fairfield (2:11.37), Providence (2:10.90), and Springfield (2:09.06)
  • Had 13 top three, 14 top five, and 18 top ten finishes on the year
  • Set a personal-best time in the 50 back at the Patriot League Championship (27.38) 
  • Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll

Before Holy Cross:

  • Four-year member of the varsity swimming team under head coach Amy Radovic
  • Served as captain senior year
  • Named the FCIAC Scholar Athlete of the Month (2015 and 2017), FCIAC 1st Team (2017), FCIAC 2nd Team (2015, 2016), CT Class L State Champion (2016) 100 Backstroke and Fairfield Warde High School Swimming Scholar Athlete
  • Set the school record in the 100 back
  • Also swam for the Wilton Wahoos under head coach Todd Stevens
  • Named a seven-time YMCA National Qualifier, two-time YMCA National Finalist and a Connecticut Swimming Scholar Athlete (2016, 2017, 2018)

  • Served as the Chapter President Best Buddies, President of Kiva Club and Special Olympics Coach
  • Member of National Honor Society (2017 & 2018), won the Wheelock College Book Award (2017) and named an AP Scholar with Honors (2018)

Personal:

  • Daughter of Larry and Kathy 
  • Has one brother (Christopher)
  • Relatives who attended Holy Cross: Donald Caulfield (Grandfather), Bill Christopher (Great Uncle, Diving), Megan Picone and Chael Christopher (Cousins)

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