Katie Bacher
Katie Bacher
Height: 5-3
Year: So.
Hometown: Macungie, Pa.
High School: Emmaus
Position: Distance
Major: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Collegiate Personal Bests
800m - 2:22.77
1,000m - 2:55.01
1,500m - 4:51.10
Mile - 4:59.46
3,000m - 9:57.69

800m - 2:16.38
1,500m - 4:31.71
5,000m - 18:02.40

2017-18: USTFCCCA All-American (Indoor - DMR)... NCAA Qualifier (Indoor - DMR, Outdoor - 1,500m)... New England D3 Champion (Indoor - 1,000m, Outdoor - 4x800)... All-New England (Indoor - 1,000m and DMR, Outdoor - 1,500m and 4x800)... NEICAAA All-Region (1,500m)... Google Cloud Second Team Academic All-American... Google Cloud Academic All-District... NEWMAC Academic All-Conference... USTFCCCA All-Academic Team... Competed in 19 meets... Advanced to the final of 1,500m at the NCAA Outdoor Championship, where she finished ninth in 4:34.24... Was fifth in the 1,500 at the NEICAAA Outdoor Championship and second at the New England D3 Outdoor Championship... Was a member of the 4x800 relay team that won the New England D3 Outdoor Championship in 9:20.69... Was fourth in the 1,500 at the NEWMAC Championship... Member of the DMR that placed fourth at the NCAA Indoor Championship... Won the 1,000m and the DMR at the New England D3 Indoor Championship.

2016-17: USTFCCCA All-American (Indoor - DMR)... New England D3 Champion (Indoor - DMR)... New England All-Region (Indoor - 4x800 and 1000m)... USTFCCCA All-Academic Team... NCAA Qualifier (Outdoor - 1,500m)... Finished 13th at the NCAA Outdoor Championship in the 1,500m in 4:34.70... Was third at the New England D3 Outdoor Championship in the 1,500m in 4:34.50 and a member of the runner-up 4x800 team that ran 9:14.82... Was fourth at the NEWMAC Championship in both the 800m and 1,500m... Was a member of the national runner-up DMR team at the NCAA Indoor Championship that finished in 11:50.15... Finished second in the 1,000m at the New England D3 Indoor Championship in 2:57.22 and was a member of the Indoor champion 4x800 and DMR teams.

Off the Track at MIT: Majoring in electrical engineering and computer science... UROP in the Distributed Robotics Lab at CSAIL working on a modular, soft robotic arm... Teaching assistant for Electricity and Magnetism Physics class (8.02).

High School: Ran cross country and track at Emmaus High School... Selected as Athlete of the Year by Emmaus High School... Inducted into the Lehigh Valley Athletic Hall of Fame as 2016 Big School Female Scholar-Athlete... Named Conference Track and Field Scholar-Athlete... League Cross Country MVP... Three-time Emmaus High School Cross Country MVP... Named Emmaus High School Track MVP... Voted "Players Player" by cross country teammates... Named to the Conference All-Star Team in every season she competed... Anchored the 4x800 team that earned an eighth-place medal at the 2016 PIAA Outdoor State Championships... Earned the fifth-place medal at the 2016 Pennsylvania Indoor State Championships with a time of 5:02... Finished 10th in the 1600 at the 2015 PIAA Outdoor State Championships... Placed third at the 2014 PIAA District 11 Championship in the 3200 and finished 16th at the Paul Short Cross Country Invitational in a time of 18:41 over the 5K distance... New Balance indoor national qualifier in the mile and outdoor qualifier in the 4x800... Three-time cross country state championship qualifier... Three-time outdoor state track qualifier... Two-time indoor track state qualifier.