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2013 Women's Swimming & Diving Roster

Taylor Katz

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CLASS
FR
Hometown
Sarasota, Fla.
Experience
School
Riverview

2014 SEC All Freshman Team

 

Top Times

(Yards)

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

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

1,650 Free:           16:22.58 (2014 SEC Championships)

100 Fly:                  56.36      (Auburn, 1/25/14)

200 Fly:                  1:55.69 (2014 SEC Championships)

 

(Meters)

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)

1,500 Free:           17:04.35 (2014 Phillips 66 National Championships)

200m Fly:              2:13.95  (2014 Phillips 66 National Championships)

 

UF All-Time Rankings

200 Fly:                  Sixth (1:55.69)

 

National/International Competition:

Competed in three events at the 2014 Phillips 66 National Championships in Irvine, Calif. and recorded two personal-best times… Participated at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials… Was a member of the U.S. Junior National Team.

 

At Florida

2013-14:

NCAA Championships: Placed 25th in the 200-yard butterfly (1:56.94), 42nd in the ,-yard (16:35.81) and 56th in the 500-yard freestyle (4:48.22) … Her finish in the 200 fly was second-highest by a freshman in that event… SEC Championships: Named as a 2014 SEC All-Freshman Team performer, as she placed fifth (highest finish of any freshman) in the 200-yard butterfly with a personal-best time of 1:55.69… In addition, Katz placed 12th in the 1,650-yard freestyle (16:22.58) and 19th in the 500-yard freestyle (4:44.10)…  Made her Gator debut at the All-Florida Invitational, as she won the 200-yard butterfly… Honors: SEC All-Freshman Team.

 

Prior to Florida:

Ranked as the 29th recruit in the country and third in the state of Florida by CollegeSwimming.com… Four-time Florida Swimmer of the Year award winner (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011)… Six-time Florida state champion… Eight-time NISCA High School All-American… USA Swimming Scholastic All-American… YMCA National Champion in the 500 free.

 

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