Honors: ACC Academic Honor Roll (2011)
2010-11: Made her collegiate debut in the season opener against UNC Wilmington, where she clocked 54.76 in the 100 free to finish sixth ... also posted a 27.69 split to help the 200 medley relay take fourth at that meet ... member of the 800 free relay that placed ninth at the Nike Cup (7:39.68) ... registered a pair of season-best performances in the 50 free (24.57) and the 100 free (53.73) against South Carolina and Queens ... also swam a 53.78 split as the 400 free relay grabbed second at that meet ... clocked a 25.63 split as a member of the second-place 200 free relay at Virginia ... ended her freshman campaign with a seventh-place showing in the 50 free at the College Cup (24.68) ... named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
Prep: Six-time All-America swimmer ... four-time All-America relay member ... freshman, sophomore and junior Athlete of the Year at Sacred Heart Preperatory School ... National Merit Scholar.
Personal: Born Katherine Elise Howard on Nov. 12, 1991 in Walnut Creek, Calif. ... daughter of Glen and Jill Howard ... has two sisters, Kristie and Emily ... also has one brother, John ... father was a diver at the University of Arizona.
Duke Career Bests:
50 Free: 24.57 (1/15/2011)
100 Free: 53.73 (1/15/2011)
200 Free: 1:57.53 (2/4/2011)