Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday

Katie Willis
Katie Willis


Kent, Wash.

High School:
John F. Kennedy HS





Personal Bests
200 IM - 2:02.41
100 breast - 1:03.14
200 breast - 2:14.81
200 free - 1:48.88
500 free - 4:49.17

2002-03 Season: Earned All-America honors as part of the 800 free relay that finished sixth at the 2003 NCAA Championships... Swam in the prelims of the 500 free (4:54.09) and the 200 free (1:49.88) at NCAAs... At 2003 Pac-10 Championships, finished sixth in the 500 free (4:49.81), 10th in the 200 free (1:49.13) and 11th in the 200 breast (2:17.60)... Placed second in both the 200 free and 200 breast against Arizona State... Finished as the runner-up in the 400 IM against Stanford (4:26.70)... Won the 100 breast in a stellar time of 1:04.32 against Northern Arizona... Finished first in the 500 free against UCLA (4:57.57)...

Prep: Four-year letterwinner and three-year team MVP at John F. Kennedy High School... NISCA All-American as a senior... First-team All-Washington that year... Washington High School 3A Swimmer of the Year... Set school records in five different events... Helped JFK HS to a first-place finish at regionals and fifth-place finish at the state championships her senior year... Was the state champion in both the 100 breast and 200 IM... Also competed for King Aquatic Club out of Federal Way, Wash... National record holder in the 15-16 age group for the 200, 400 and 800 free relay... Sectional champion in 200 breast...

Personal: Born Katie Jeanne Willis on Mar. 25, 1984, in Auburn, Wash... Daughter of Michael and Diane Willis... Has one older brother, Kellen, and a younger brother, Jaren... Major is undeclared.