Katie Seleskie
Katie Seleskie

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Hastings, Minn.

High School:
Hastings

Event:
Sprint Free

Birthdate:
01/15/1983



2003-04: Recipient of the team's "Whatever It Takes," award ... Academic All-Big Ten ... competed at the Big Ten Championships in the 50, 100 and 200 freestyle events, and recorded personal bests in each race ... her top 50 free time of 23.34 was recorded during preliminaries, as were her top 100 (50.53) and 200 free (1:51.43) marks ... went on to finish 13th in the finals of the 50 free (23.41) and seventh in the finals of 100 free with a NCAA provisional cut time of 50.55 ... helped record varsity record in the 400 free relay at the Big Ten Championships, by swimming a leadoff split of 50.62 ... relay team placed third with a time 3:20.83 ... at the Texas A&M Fall Invitational, recorded a NCAA provisional time of 51.18 in the 100 free, which was good for 11th place ... placed third in the 50 free against Miami (Ohio) with a time of 24.60 ... against Arkansas finished runner-up in the 50 free with a time of 24.23 and placed third in the 200 free (1:56.90) ... placed third against Indiana in the 100 free with a time of 52.70 ... against Michigan State in the 100 free, finished as the runner-up with a time of 52.35.

2002-03: Academic All-Big Ten ... competed at the Big Ten Championships in the 50, 100 and 200 free ... recorded a personal best of 23.97 in the 50 free prelims at the conference championship meet ... placed second in the 100 free against Cincinnati and Georgia Tech (52.53) ... followed runner-up showing with a third-place finish at the Rainbow Invite (53.67) ... finished second with the 400 free relay team against Indiana (3:30.55) and at the Iowa/Miami University triangular ... captured runner-up honors with the 800 free relay team of Shannon Funk, Jill Collins and Brandy Keever against Cincinnati and Georgia Tech.

2001-02: Posted team's fifth-best 50 free time at 24.09, fourth-best 100 free time in 51.79 and fifth-best 200 free time at 1:54.61 ... swam third leg of team's top 400 free relay team with Bean, Lange and Paradeise in 3:23.01, an NCAA `B' cut time at 2002 Big Ten's for a fourth-place finish ... best finishes were third in 100 free and fourth in the 50 free at the Indiana Intercollegiates and against Michigan State ... finished 45th in the 50 free at 2002 Big Ten's in 24.12 and 47th in the 200 with a time of 1:55.60 ... was 21st in the 100 free in 51.79, her season-best.

High School: Four-year varsity letterwinner in both swimming and track ... four-time team MVP ... four-year All-State selection ... All-American her freshman and junior years ... 50 free state champion as a junior ... 100 free state champion as a senior ... received the Outstanding Senior Athlete Award.

Personal Born Jan. 15, 1983 ... given name is Kathryn Marie Seleskie ... parents are Andrew and Theresa Seleskie ... has two younger brothers, Michael and Philip ... brother, Michael, swims for the United States Military Academy at West Point ... double majoring in health education and physical education.