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Nittany Lions sweep podium twice
PSU swimmers competing at National Championships
Lions finish meet with six earning All-America nods
Ackman cracks top-10 with season-best time, leads 800 relay
Two Nittany Lion Records Fall on First Day
|100 Free||54.73||10/19/12||West Virginia Dual|
|100 Back||55.20||21/1/12||Georgia Invitational|
|200 Back||1:55.16||2/22/14||Big Ten Championships|
|100 Fly||53.09||2/21/14||Big Ten Championships|
|200 Fly||1:55.34||3/2/14||NCAA Last Chance|
|200 IM||1:58.33||3/20/14||NCAA Championships|
|400 IM||4:26.96||1/17/14||Villanova Dual|
2013-14 (Sophomore Year)
Competed in three individual events at the NCAA Championships ... Held the best times on the team in the 200-yard backstroke and the 200-yard butterfly ... Touched the wall in 1:56.64 in the 200 fly at the NCAA Championships (3/22) ... Notched a time of 53.53 in the 100 fly at the NCAA Championships (3/21) ... Recorded a personal best in the 200 IM at the NCAA Championships (3/20), touching the wall in 1:58.33 ... Tallied a career-best and the best time of any Nittany Lion this season in the 200-yard butterfly, finishing in 1:55.34 at the NCAA Last Chance event (3/2) ... Took the gold medal in the 200 fly, posting a 2:01.45 at the St. Bonaventure/Towson Dual (2/1) ... Recorded the top time (2:04.21) in the 200 back at the Navy Dual (1/25).
2012-13 (Freshman Year)
Competed in seven meets during the season ... Swam the 200 back, 100 fly and 20 fly at the Big Ten Championships ... Posted personal-best times in each of her events at the Big Ten Championships (2/22-23), touching the wall in 1:56.80 in the 200 back, 53.82 in the 100 fly and 1:57.77 in the 200 fly ... Turned in a personal-best 100 free time of 54.73 in a dual meet with West Virginia (10/19) ... Also notched a personal-best 100 back time at the Georgia Invitational (12/1), finishing in 55.20 ... Ranked second on the team in the 200 back and 100 fly and third in the 200 fly ... Won the 200 fly at the NCAA Last Chance meet (3/3) with a time of 1:58.99 ... Claimed first place in the 200 back and 200 fly in a dual meet with Villanova (11/10) with times of 2:03.79 and 2:04.02, respectively ... Won the 200 back and 200 fly versus Towson (2/2), touching the wall in 2:03.91 and 2:02.80, respectively ... Recorded the fastest 100 fly time in a dual meet with Navy (1/26), finishing in 56.53.
Attended Niskayuna Central High School, but swam for the Schenectady-Saratoga Swim Club ... Competed in the 200 backstroke at the US Olympic Trials ... Placed third in the 200 backstroke at the 2012 Speedo Long Course Junior Nationals ... Holds 15 Adirondack Swimming, Inc. district records ... Owns 11 Schenectady-Saratoga Swim Club records ... Was a junior and senior national qualifier ... Earned USA Swimming Scholastic All-America honors in 2010-11.
Full name is Kathryn Anne Rowe ... Born in Schenectady, New York on September 30, 1993 ... Mother is Andrea Rowe ... Has one brother, Michael.
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