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Katelyn Sowinski
Katelyn  Sowinski

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Severna Park, Md.

High School:
Annapolis Area Christian

Event:
Free/Fly

Birthdate:
03/02/1995

Club:
Eagle Swim Team

 

08/09/2015

Sowinski Adds 200 Fly to Olympic Trials List

Lion swimmer qualifies in third different event

08/08/2015

Nittany Lions Continue to Earn Olympic Trial Bids

PSU swimmers competing at National Championships

08/06/2015

Sowinski, Francis Qualify for Olympic Trials in 400 Free

Nittany Lion duo adds to event listing for 2016 Olympic Trials

06/30/2015

PSU Swimming & Diving Teams, Individuals Earn Scholar All-America Honors

Nittany Lion women post 10th-best GPA in nation, third-most Scholar All-America honorees

03/21/2015

Ackman Adds All-America Accolade to Conclude NCAAs

Lions finish meet with six earning All-America nods

CAREER BESTS

Event Time Date Site/Opponent
200 Free 1:48.05 12/6/14 Georgia Fall Invite
500 Free 4:40.72* 2/19/15 B1G Championships
1000 Free 9:56.86^ 11/9/13 B1G Championships
1650 Free 16:22.50 3/22/14 NCAA Championships
100 Fly 56.42 1/24/15 Navy Dual
200 Fly 1:56.57 2/22/14 Big Ten Championships
400 IM 4:35.05 11/9/13 Virginia/Texas Tri

* Penn State school record
^
Leadoff split

2014-15 (Sophomore Year)

Qualified for the NCAA Championships in the 500 and 1650 freestyles and the 200 butterfly, placing 50th in the 200 fly in 2:00.85 … Set a new school record in the 500 free preliminaries at the Big Ten Championships (2/19) of 4:40.72, ultimately placing seventh in the finals (4:43.24) … Season-best time of 16:23.71 in the mile at the Big Ten Championships (2/21) ranked third on the team for the season, as did her career-best 1,000-yard split of 9:56.54 … Placed eighth in the 200 fly at Big Tens (2/21) in a career best 1:56.57 … Won the 200 fly against Rutgers in 1:59.86.

2013-14 (Freshman Year)
Competed in the 500 free, 1,650 free, the 200 fly and the 800 free relay at the NCAA Championships ... Named a first team CSCAA Scholar All-American ... Finished with the second-best individual top time in the 200-yard butterfly ... Helped the 800 free relay team to honorable mention All-America honors at the NCAA Championships (3/21), taking 14th place with a time of 7:07.12 ... Touched the wall in 16:22.50 in the 1,650 free at the NCAA Championships (3/21), a personal-best ... Posted another career-best at the NCAA Championships (3/20) in the 500 free with a time of 4:42.87 ... Posted a personal-best time of 1:56.57 in the 200 fly at the Big Ten Championships (2/22) ... Took first place in the 200 fly at the Villanova Dual (1/17) with a time of 2:02.35.

High School
Swam for Annapolis Area Christian School and head coach Scott Ward this season ... Competed for the Eagle Swim Team prior to AACS adding the program in 2012 ... Qualified for three events at the US Olympic Trials ... Earned spots on the Junior National, National and World Championship rosters during her career.

Personal
Full name is Katelyn Elizabeth Sowinski ...Born in Meridian, Mississippi on March 2, 1995 ... Parents are Jeff and Jennifer Sowinski ... Has two brothers, Andrew and Matthew.

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