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2013 Women's Swimming & Diving Roster

Taylor Katz


Sarasota, Fla. (Riverview HS)

2014 SEC All Freshman Team


Top Times


200 free 1:47.24 (2011 FHSAA 3A Swimming Championships)

500 free 4:43.64 (2011 YMCA National Short Course Championships)

1650 free 16:22.58 (2014 SEC Championships)

100 fly 56.36 (Auburn, 1/25/14)

200 fly 1:55.69 (2014 SEC Championshps)



200 free 2:02.16 (2012 Junior National Championships)

400 free 4:15.05 (2012 Junior National Championships)

800 free 8:47.55 (2011 Junior National Championships)


UF All-Time Rankings

200 Fly: Sixth (1:55.69)


National/International Competition:

Participated at the 2012 Olympic Trials


At Florida:


Qualified for her first career NCAA Championships Named to the 2014 SEC All-Freshman Team Highest placing freshman at the SEC Championships in the 200 butterfly Stopped the clock in a lifetime best 1:55.69, which earned her a fifth place finish Placed 12th in the 1650 freestyle in a personal best time of 16:22.58 at SECs Also swam the 500 free at SECs, taking 19th in a collegiate best 4:44.10 At the NCAA championships was the second highest freshman finisher in the 200 fly, taking 25th in a time of 1:56.94 Took 42nd in the mile following a mark of 16:35.81 Placed 56th in the 500 free (4:48.22) at the national meet Set her season low in the 100 fly (56.36) in a dual win over Auburn Earned victories in the 200 fly at the All-Florida Invitational and against Missouri Won the 100 fly against FAU.


Prior to Florida:

Comes to Florida as the 29th rated recruit in the country and third in the state of Florida by Participated at the 2012 Olympic Trials A USA Junior National Team Member Focused her efforts on long course this year in preparation for the Olympic Trials, and that paid off at Junior Nationals with 2:02.16 and 4:15.05 in the 200 and 400 freestyles, respectively Named Florida Swimmer of the Year in 2008, 2009, 2010, and 2011 A Six-time State Champion, eight-time NISCA High School All-American, USA Swimming Scholastic All-American and YMCA National Champion in the 500 free High school teammate of current Gator Ashlee Linn.



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