Katie Williams
Katie Williams
Height: 5-10
Year: So.
Hometown: Papillion, Neb.
High School: Marian
Position: Distance
Major: Biomedical Engineering

Collegiate Personal Bests
Indoor:
600m - 1:38.51 - MIT Rookie Record
800m - 2:12.23 - MIT Rookie Record
1,000m - 2:54.97 - MIT Rookie Record
Mile - 5:11.93

Outdoor:
800m - 2:13.44
1,500m - 4:45.53

2017-18: NCAA Qualifier (Indoor - 800m)... New England D3 Champion (Outdoor - 4x400)... All-New England (Indoor - 600m, Outdoor - 800m and 4x400)... NEWMAC Champion (4x400)... NEWMAC First Team All-Conference (4x400)... USTFCCCA All-Academic Team... Set MIT Rookie Indoor Records in the 600, 800 and 1,000-meter events... Finished eighth in the 800 meters at the New England D3 Outdoor Championship while being part of the champion 4x400 relay team... Won the 4x400 and was fourth in the 800 at the NEWMAC Championship... Finished 17th in the 800m at the NCAA Indoor Championship... Placed fifth in the 600m at the New England D3 Indoor Championship with a season-best time of 1:38.51... Won the 800m at the Bowdoin College Invitational at 2:18.64.

Off the Track at MIT: Majoring in biomedical engineering... Researcher at Jacks Lab and the Lander Lab.

High School: Ran cross country and track and field at Marian High School... Four-year letter winner in track and field and three-time letter winner in cross country... Three-time recipient of the All-Metro Academic Award... Three-time Team MPV in track and once in cross country... Won the 2015 Nebraska Chiropractic Physicians' Association All-Academic Award for cross country and also for track in 2016... Member of the 2015 Super State Team... Two-time Greater Omaha Scholar-Athlete in 2016-17... Finished third at the 2015 Nebraska Class A State Cross Country Meet... Was third in the 800, fifth in the 3200, seventh in the 1600 and eighth in the 4x900 at the 2016 Nebraska State Track Meet... Finished seventh in the 800, sixth in the 3200 and seventh in the 1600 at the 2017 State Track Meet... Was second in the 800m at the Metro Conference Meet... Class valedictorian... Member of Mu Alpha Theta, National Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society, English Honor Society and the Science Honor Society... President of National Honor Society... Senior Retreat Leader... Service Chair of Science Club... National Merit Finalist... UNL Young Artist Award.