Katelyn Rossick
Katelyn Rossick
Height: 5-8
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Middletown, Md.
High School: Middletown
Position: IM, Back
Major: Materials Science and Engineering

2011: All-American (800 Free Relay) … NEWMAC first team All-Conference (400 IM, 800 Free Relay) … NEWMAC second team All-Conference (200 IM) … NEWMAC Academic All-Conference … picked up a pair of wins in the 200 free at Wellesley (11/16) and vs. Colby (1/14) … third at the distance in two other meets … won three times in the 200 back … best time of the regular season was a 2:06.52 that was good for second at the MIT Invitational (12/2) … second in four other meets as well … won the 200 fly at Bowdoin (1/19) … in seven races in the 200 IM she won at Bowdoin and was second in the other six … won twice in the 400 IM at the MIT Invitational and at the New England Invitational (11/5) … won the 400 IM at the NEWMAC Championships with a B cut effort of 4:32.25 … swam the leadoff on the conference champion 800 free relay … fourth in the 200 back … second in the 200 IM with another B cut of 2:07.62 … at the NCAA Championships she swam leg two for the eighth-place 800 free relay.

2010: Two-time All-American … saw most of her action in backstroke and IM events … first team All-NEWMAC in the 200 back, 400 IM and 800 free relay … second team All-NEWMAC in the 200 IM and 200 free relay … won the 100 back against Tufts (1/22) … won five 200 back races during the regular season … also won the 200 IM three times and 400 IM twice … second in the 200 IM at the NEWMAC Championships … won the 400 IM title in a meet and school record time of 4:29.45 … won the 200 back in 2:06.18 to set a pool record … swam the third leg on the conference champion 800 free relay that set a meet and school record of 7:35.86 … honorable mention All-American at the NCAA Championships in the 400 IM, finishing 16th … part of an honorable mention All-America relay (11th in the 800 free).

Out of the Pool at MIT: Majoring in materials science and engineering with a minor in energy studies and a concentration in archaeology … working on developing a sheer-thinning, injectable hydrogel to help stop internal bleeding and act as a scaffold for tissue regrowth in the Olsen and McKinley Labs at MIT … Bilotti-Wood Memorial Scholarship … Meagher Memorial Scholarship … coaches with the Braddock Heights Barracudas swim team … volunteered at a local women’s shelter.

High School: A 2010 graduate of Middletown High School … national finalist for the Wendy’s High School Heisman … 10-time state champion … broke eight school records … USA Swimming Scholastic All-American … three-time Frederick County Swimmer of the Year … Frederick County Scholar-Athlete of the Year … Valedictorian … Bausch & Lomb Honorary Science Award … AP Scholar with Distinction.

Personal: Daughter of George Rossick … brother was on the varsity swim team at MIT and father was on the tennis team at Slippery Rock University.