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Katie Martin
Katie Martin

Hometown:
Des Moines, IA

High School:
Roosevelt

Last College:
University of Wisconsin

Event:
Free

2005-06 -- led team in 100 free with the NCAA "B" standard 50.93 she swam at Big Ten Championships... also swam collegiate bests in 50 (23.66) and 200 free (1:52.13) at Big Ten meet... that 50 free time ranks 10th on Iowa's all-time best performers list... swam on team leading 200 and 400 free and 200 and 400 medley relays... the 200 medley relay (1:42.95) ranks second, 200 free relay (1:33.46) ranks third, 400 medley relay (3:47.64) ranks fifth and 400 free relay (3:24.51) ranks sixth... anchored 200 medley relay to sixth-place at Big Ten Championships, swimming on 200 free, 400 free and 400 medley relays that placed ninth... tied for 14th in 100 free (50.93) at Big Ten meet... won nine individual events, recording 18 top-five finishes... swam on eight winning relays... academic all-Big Ten... letterwinner.

2004-05 -- swam collegiate-best 100 free (50.86) at Iowa Senior Championships, which met NCAA "B" standard and ranks third on Iowa's all-time bests list... swam on team-leading 200, 400 and 800 free relays... best 200 free relay (1:34.08) ranks seventh and 400 free relay (3:24.03) ranks fourth in school history... won 100 free vs. Iowa State (52.39) and Northern Iowa (52.80)... runner-up in the 50 (24.40) and 100 free (52.62) vs. Northwestern and Ohio State... recorded 22 top-five individual performances and swam on four winning relays... academic all-Big Ten... letterwinner.

2003-04 -- swam on team-leading 200 and 400 free relays... best 200 (1:33.95) and 400 free relay (3:24.18) rank fifth on Iowa's all-time best list... swam season bests in 50 (23.77), 100 (51.42) and 200 free (1:52.19) at Big Ten Championships... recorded 15 top-eight finishes... letterwinner.

2002-03 -- competed in 50, 100 and 200 free at the University of Wisconsin, posting her season bests at the Big Ten Championships.

High School -- three-time 100 free state champion, winning two state titles in 50 free... two-time Iowa Female Swimmer of the Year... four-time team MVP... swam all-America consideration times all four years... set school records in 50, 100 and 500 free... also competed in track, soccer, water polo and synchronized swimming... four-year academic letterwinner... National Honor Society member... high school swimming coach was Steve Teter... club swimming coach was Dave Joensen.

Personal -- born March 11, 1984... daughter of Terry and Marcia Martin... elementary education and journalism and mass communications major.

Martin's Collegiate Bests

EventTimeMeetDate
50 Free23.66at Big Ten Championships2/16/06
100 Free50.86Iowa Senior Championships3/4/05
200 Free1:52.13at Big Ten Championships2/16/06
500 Free5:07.13at Big Ten Championships2/18/05
100 Back1:02.45Iowa Senior Championships3/4/06
100 Fly1:02.10Kansas and Northern Iowa10/18/03