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Katie McCown
  • Senior
  • Breaststroke
  • Winter Springs, Fla./Oviedo
  • Club Coach: Charlie Rose
Collegiate Bests
100y Back 1:03.92p (FL SR Champ, 2001)
100y Breast 1:07.33p (FL SR Champ, 2001)
200y Breast 2:21.39p (FL SR Champ, 2001)
200y IM 2:16.75p (FL SR Champ, 2001)

2000-2001: Swam collegiate bests in all four events she entered at the Florida Senior Championships...Named Academic All-SEC for 2000...Finished eighth in the 100-yard breaststroke against Texas...Swam a personal best time of 2:31.53 in the 200-yard breaststroke at the Auburn and Arizona State tri-meet... Exhibitioned in the 200-yard breaststroke and finished in 2:31.68...member of the fourth-place 400-yard medley relay team that touched the wall in 4:10.54 against SMU...competed in the 200-yard breaststroke and on the 400-yard freestyle relay team against Alabama...

1999-2000: Placed third in the 200-yard breaststroke at the Bulldog Invitational with a collegiate-best (2:23.24)...swam a season-best in the 100-yard breaststroke in the prelims of the Bulldog Invite...also swam on the relay teams...

1998-99: Competed primarily in the 100- and 200-yard breaststroke...recorded career-best times in the 100 (1:08.31) and 200 breast (2:27.04) at the Texas meet...both times were sixth-place finishes...touched in second, her highest finish of the season, in the 200 breast against Indian River...joined the team as a walk-on...

High School: A 1998 graduate of Oviedo HS...swam for Coach Charlie Rose...was named first team all-conference...won the 100-meter breaststroke at the conference championship meet...placed second in the 100 breast at the district meet in 1997...placed seventh at the state championships in the 100 breast, with a personal-best time of 1:08.80...holds the school record for the 100 breast and 100 medley relay...also played basketball, and is a Lady Lions Wall of Famer...holds the records for most varsity basketball games played...was a Florida Academic Scholar...

Club: Member of the Y Team Orlando and coached by Charlie Rose...

Personal: Born Katherine Mechelle McCown on August 18, 1980 in ...daughter of William and Darlene McCown...enjoys the beach, playing basketball and music...studying to be a physical therapist.


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