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Kate Sanderson

  • position Distance Freestyle
  • height 5-5
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Colorado Springs, Colo.
  • Major Exercise Science
  • High school Cheyenne Mountain High School
  • position Distance Freestyle
  • height 5-5
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Colorado Springs, Colo.
  • Major Exercise Science
  • High school Cheyenne Mountain High School

Kate Sanderson Bio

Sanderson’s Top Times
Event Time Date Meet Location
200 Backstroke 2:06.17 11/17/18 GT Invite Atlanta, Ga.
200 Freestyle 1:56.29 10/12/18 vs NC State Columbia, S.C.
500 Freestyle 4:49.13 2/20/19 SEC Championships Athens, Ga.
1000 Freestyle 9:52.70 1/12/19 vs East Carolina Columbia, S.C.
1650 Freestyle 16:14.63 2/23/19 SEC Championships Athens, Ga.
400 IM 4:24.51 2/20/19 SEC Championships Athens, Ga.

! = School Record  |  p = Prelims  |  t = Time Trial  |  # = Leadoff Split/Split

2018-19 (FRESHMAN)

  • Qualified for the NCAA Championships as a true freshman in the 1650 freestyle.
  • Swam the third-fastest mile in program history to finish 11th at the SEC Championships in the 1650 freestyle.
  • Established herself as the Gamecocks’ leading distance swimmer during her true freshman season at Carolina.
  • Won six total races during her first collegiate season, winning the 500 freestyle twice and the 1000 freestyle four times.
  • Swam the 10th-fastest 500 freestyle in program history at the SEC Championships at 4:49.13.
  • Put up the fourth-fastest 1000 free time in school history to win the event in the Gamecocks’ dual meet against East Carolina (1/12)


PRE-COLLEGE

  • Represented Canada at the 2018 FINA World Junior Open Water Swimming Championships in Eilat, Israel, finishing in 10th-place.
  • Attended Cheyenne Mountain High School in Colorado Springs, Colo.
  • Competed for Colorado Springs Swim Team
  • Individual best times:
    • 500 free- 4:50.66
    • 1650 free- 16:14.30

PERSONAL

  • Majoring in exercise science at USC
  • Kate Sanderson was born March 1, 2000