Katy Freeman
Katy Freeman
Born: 05/16/1987
Year: Senior
Hometown: Concord, Calif.
High School: Carondelet HS
Position: Breaststroke/IM
UC Santa Barbara
2008:
Placed 11th in the 200 breast (2:11.61) at the 2008 NCAA Division I Championships earning her Honorable Mention All-American accolades...Placed 23rd in the 100 breast (1:02.05) and 56th in the 200 IM at the NCAA's...Big West Champion and school record-holder in the 100 breast (1:00.75) and 200 breast (2:10.89), an event in which she also holds the BWC Championship meet record...Won the 200 IM (2:01.56) at the Big West Championship...Named the UCSBgauchos.com/Golden One Student-Athlete of the Week on Feb. 26...Earned CollegeSwimming.com Mid-Major All-American accolades...Earned the Golden Eagle Ring Award for having the highest GPA of all UCSB female athletes. 2007: Big West Champion in the 100 breaststroke (1:03.38) and second-place finisher in the 200 breast (2:17.42)...UCSB record holder in the 100 breast...Part of school record-setting 200 and 400 medley relay teams...Placed eighth in the 200 IM (2:08.71)...Academic All-American Honorable Mention. 2006: Named the Big West Freshman of the Year...Big West Champion in the 100 breast (1:03.41) and 200 breast (2:15.88)...Part of BWC Champion 400 medley relay team...Seventh in the 200 IM (2:08.87) at the Big West Championships. Nationally: Competed at the 2008 U.S. Olympic Trials where she placed 10th in the 200-meter breast (2:29.49) and 21st in the 100-meter breast (1:10.29)...Took third in the 200-meter breast (2:28.74) and fifth in the 100-meter breast (1:09.55) at the 2008 U.S. Open, qualifying her for the 2009 World University Games. High School
A 2005 graduate of Carondelet High School...Earned a California Scholarship Federation Award and was an Academic All-American...Holds a school record in the 100 breaststroke and won a North Coast Section title in that event...All-league from 2002-05 and an All-American from 2003-05...Swam for Walnut Creek Aquabears and was coached by Mike Heaney...Holds club records in both backstroke disciplines. Personal
Katlin Freeman was born on May 16, 1987...Parents are Tim and Maria...has two siblings, Timmy and Amanda...Enjoys listening to music, baking, and sleeping...Favorite athlete is Brendan Hansen...Favorite books are the Harry Potter series...Like watching "Pirates of the Caribbean" on the big screen...Majoring in sociocultural linguistics...Earned Dean's List Honors...Most memorable athletic achievement is competing at the 2008 Olympic Trials...Favorite part of college swimming is the team atmosphere and support.