Katie Knister
Katie Knister
Height: 5'8"
Year: SR
Hometown: Clarendon Hills, IL
High School: Hinsdale Central
Event: IM

As a Junior (2012-2013)

CROSS COUNTRY -- Ran three meets ... Posted her best 6K time at the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational by clipping the tape in 31:43 ... Ran a 25:44 5K at the UC Riverside Invitational

SWIM/DIVE -- In her first season she swam mostly short distance freestyle and breaststroke races ... Posted a personal best time of 32.09 in the 50 free at the SCIAC Championships

As a Sophomore (2011-2012):

Competed in one Cross Country meet…Posted a time of 30:24 in the 6K race at the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational

As a Freshman (2010-2011):

Competed in the SCIAC Multi-Dual meet as a Freshman…Posted a 29:58 time in the 6K race at the SCIAC Multi-Dual meet

High School:

Played left wing for Hinsdale Central High School's lacrosse team for three seasons...Member of the cross country team...Earned the Most Improved Player for her lacrosse team


Computer Science major...Lists her hobbies as playing the violin, skiing, water skiing, surfing, snowboarding, and wakeboarding...Plans on attending graduate school after Caltech...Her parents, Jody and Russell, have been her biggest influences...Has a sister named Meg