Katherine Yu
Katherine Yu
Height: 5-8
Year: So.
Hometown: San Jose, Calif.
High School: Lynbrook
Position: Back, Free-MD
Major: Computer Science

2013-14: Honorable Mention All-American (800 Free Relay) … NEWMAC second team All-Conference (800 Free Relay) … NEWMAC Academic All-Conference … CSCAA Scholar All-American ... against Bowdoin and Babson (11/23), she won the 1000 free by almost 30 seconds with her time of 10:59.82 and was third in the 200 back with a time of 2:12.95 … she improved her time in the 200 back to a 2:10.12 at the MIT Winter Invitational (12/6-7) … at the NEWMAC Championships (2/20-23), she was fourth in the 500 free with a 5:04.92, sixth in the 200 free in 1:54.72 and was fourth in the 200 back in 2:09.01 after swimming a 2:07.25 at prelims … she was also part of the 800 free relay that was second with a time of 7:34.21 and anchored the 200 medley relay that was 12th in 1:49.41 … at the NCAA Championships (3/19-22), she was part of the 800 free relay that finished ninth with a time of 7:31.92.

2012-13: NEWMAC First Team All-Conference (500 Free, 800 Free Relay) … Honorable Mention All-American (800 Free Relay) … had a strong first season with the Engineers … was victorious in both the 200 and 500 free against Wellesley (11/16), going 1:57.37 and 5:13.24 respectively … at the Bowdoin/Babson meet (11/16) the following day, she won the 1000 free with a time of 10:50.43, out touching the second place finisher by less than half a second … at the NEWMAC Championships (2/15-17), she was part of the 800 free relay that finished first in 7:36.80 … won the 500 free with an NCAA B cut time and personal record of 5:01.48  … finished third in both the 200 free and the 200 back with times of 1:54.30 and 2:07.34, both of which were best times … at the NCAA Championships (3/20-23), she came 35th in the 500 free in 5:08.90 … finished in 42nd place in the 200 free with a 1:54.84 … was part of the 800 free relay that came in 10th place with a time of 7:36.44.

Out of the Pool at MIT: Majoring in computer science.

High School: A 2012 graduate of Lynbrook High School … two-time MVP … Scholar Athlete … valedictorian … National Merit finalist.