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Kate Riley

Kate Riley - Swimming & Diving - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Height 5-6
Hometown Oak Ridge, N.C.
Last School Northwest Guilford
Year Senior
Event Sprint Free
Kate Riley - Swimming & Diving - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

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• Named to the 2009-10 ACC Academic Honor Roll
• Named to the 2010-11 ACC Academic Honor Roll
• Named to the 2011-12 ACC Academic Honor Roll

In Tech[apos]s Record Books:
• 50 Free (5th), 23.33
• 100 Free (4th), 50.71
• 100 Back (7th), 56.81
• 200 Free Relay (1st), 1:31:74
• 400 Free Relay (3rd), 3:21.69
• 200 Medley Relay (2nd), 1:42.38
As A Senior In 2012-13: Selected as a team captain.

As A Junior In 2011-12: Improved her career-best times in both the 50 free and 100 free, jumping to fifth on Tech[apos]s all-time list with a 50 free time of 23.33 at the Georgia Tech Fall Invitational, which was good for 11th-place at the meet… She put down a 50.71 in the 100 free at the ACC Championship, which was good for 14th-place… Set a season-best time of 57.11 in the 100 back at the ACC Championship… Was part of the 200 free relay that broke the school record at the ACC Championship with a time of 1:31.74 and finished fifth.

As A Sophomore In 2010-11: Set a season best in the 50 free (23.92), 100 free (51.16), and the 100 back (57.26) at the 2011 ACC Championships … Helped set school records in both the 200 free relay (1:32.95) and 200 medley relay (1:42.38) at the ACC Championships … Set a season best time in the 200 free at the Georgia Tech Fall Invitational … Recorded a season best in the 200 IM (2:16.36) vs. Darton.

As A Freshman In 2009-10: Posted a solid freshman campaign On the Flats, etching her name into Georgia Tech[apos]s all-time list in several events … Riley posted all of her season best times at the ACC Championships, first with a impressive performance in the 100 free, finishing in 51.25 … Hit the wall in 23.76 in the 50 free for a 29th place finish while her mark of 56.81 in the 100 back gave her a 32nd place finish … Earned two second place performances in the 50 and 100 free vs. Emory with times of 23.99 and 51.70 respectively … Took second in the 50 free vs. NC State coming in with a time of 23.95 … Finished second in the 50 free at UNC with a time of 24.06 … Started the year off with a second place performance in the 50 free touching the wall in 24.39.

High School: Four-year letterwinner for Coach Matt Thorn … Four-time Metro 4A conference champion … Two-time conference MVP … 2006-07 USA Swimming Scholastic All-American … 2006-07 National Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Association All-American … Member of the National Honor Society … Treasurer of the Interact Club … Honor Roll student and member of Teens in Action.

Personal: Born Kathleen Marie Riley on January 1, 1991 in Meadowbrook, Pa. … Parents are John and Sue Riley … Sister of John and Megan … Father was a swimmer at Drexel, while brother and sister were swimmers at Virginia Tech and Richmond, respectively … Chose Georgia Tech because of the academics, friendly atmosphere and facilities … Enjoys reading … Lists most memorable athletic accomplishment as qualifying for junior nationals in Orlando, Fla. … Majoring in International Affairs.

Riley[apos]s Career Top Times (through 2010-11 season)
50 Free 23.33 2011 Georgia Tech Invitational
100 Free 50.71 2012 ACC Championships
200 Free 1:54.14 2010 Georgia Tech Fall Invite
100 Back 56.81 2010 ACC Championships
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