Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Honors: ACC Academic Honor Roll (2012)
2011-12: Specialized in the breaststroke and individual medley events during her freshman campaign ... started off the season with a third-place showing in the 200 IM and a fourth-place finish in the 100 and 200 breast ... qualified for finals in the 400 IM at the Nike Cup Invitational, taking ninth with a season-best time of 4:27.51 ... also turned in a season-best in the 200 IM finals at 2:05.13 while finishing 13th in the 200 breast (2:24.08) and 18th in the 100 breast (1:07.00) ... placed third in the 100 breast against South Carolina and Queens (1:07.56) ... advanced to the finals of the 100 and 200 breast at the 2012 ACC Championships, finishing 19th in both events ... posted her best times of the season in both events, clocking 1:04.37 in the 100 breast and 2:19.78 at the 200-yard distance ... also competed on the Blue Devils' 800 free relay at the conference meet ... named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
Prep: North Carolina 3A State Champion in the 200 IM and the 100 breast her final year ... SCC All Conference MVP ... named Girls Swimmer of the Year by the Union County Weekly ... took second in the 100 breast at the state meet as a junior... Junior Nationals qualifier ... Scholastic All-America ... member of the National Honor Society.
Personal: Born Katherine Gray Plevka on Apr. 29, 1993 in Charlotte, N.C. ... daughter of Steve and Sarah Jane Plevka ... has one brother, Alexander ... grandfather Lee Smith ('50) and grandmother Ella Ann Smith ('49) graduated from Duke.
Duke Career Bests: 100 Breast: 1:04.37 (2/17/2012) 200 Breast: 2:19.78 (2/18/2012) 200 IM: 2:05.13 (11/17/2011) 400 IM: 4:27.51 (11/18/2011)