|| Katherine Bell
|SCY (Time):||50 free (23.68), 100 free (50.87), 200 free (1:50.11), 100 breast (1:02.7), 200 breast (2:15.77), 200 IM (2:02.76)|
|LCM (Time):||100 breast (1:12.22), 200 breast (2:33.90), 200 IM (2:21.26)|
General: Has made great improvements in the breaststroke An exciting addition to the team Will be a factor in the breaststroke and medley relay events Should make an excellent contribution to the Cardinal in the breaststroke and IM events, especially at the Pac-10 level.
International Competition: None.
National Competition: Had a breakout meet at the 2004 Summer Senior Nationals with a sixth-place finish in the 200 meter breast Also competed at the 2002 and 2003 Spring Senior Nationals with a best finish of 11th in the 100 meter breast in 2002.
High School: A 2004 graduate of The Westminster Schools Georgia High School Female Swimmer of the Year for 2001-02 and 2002-03 A First Team All-American in the 100 breast, 100 free, 200 IM, 200 free relay, 200 medley relay and 400 free relay Set school records in the 100 breast and 200 IM A three-time Scholastic All-American Georgia Swimming Senior Athlete Representative (2002-04) Captain of her high school team in senior year Team won Georgia High School State swimming championship all four of her prep seasons and was unbeaten in dual meets during her senior campaign A member of three NISCA national SCM relay records Given her high school's Senior Athlete Award AP and National Merit Commended Scholar Member of the National Honor Society and Cum Laude Society Graduated with a 4.6 GPA Coached by Pete Higgins.
Club: Dynamo Swim Club Set club records in the Senior 50 free and 15-16 year-old 100 free Coached by Ed Spencer and Jim Rumbaugh.
Coaching Staff On Bell: "We are looking forward to Katherine Bell making a nice contribution to our team this season, and continuing to become more and more of an impact throughout her collegiate career."
Getting To Know Katherine Bell
|Born:||July 31, 1985|
|Parents:||Frank and Kathy Bell|
|Hobbies:||Playing the piano and keyboard|
|Favorite Pro Sports Team:||Atlanta Braves|
|I Am Most Thankful In My Life For:||My family, friends and health|
|Greatest Athletic Moment:||Winning the high school state team title for the fourth straight time in my senior year|
|Advice To Youngsters:||Do what you love to do, but do it well|
|Spent Last Summer:||Working as a summer league swim coach and giving private swimming lessons|
|What sets Stanford apart from other collegiate women's swimming and diving programs is:||It's unbeatable tradition, coaches and team|
Last Updated: 1/25/05