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University of Miami Athletics

Katie Eason

position

Butterfly/im

Height

5-6

Class

Junior

Hometown

Metairie, La.

High School

Fountainebleau HS

Junior (2007-08)…
Collected four wins in the 100 butterfly … Had her best time of the year (57.13) against Houston … Turned in a season second-best time of 57.26 at the ACC Championships … Swam the anchor leg of the 200 freestyle relay for the Hurricanes in four races … Helped the `Canes to four (4) first place times in the 200 medley relay where she served in the third leg of the event … Collected her best split-time of 25.40 at the ACC Championships … Team compiled a time of 1:43.11 for the event, a season-best with Eason on the squad … Also swam in the third leg for the `Canes in the 400 medley relay … Helped to capture a top time of 3:52.65 against Villanova … Recorded a season-best mark of 24.48 in the 50 free at the ACC Championships … Swam the 200 butterfly one time with a time of 2:07.67 against Florida Gulf Coast–a first place mark … Registered a winning time of 2:07.41 against Villanova in the 200 IM … Also established a time of 57.64 in the 200 fly in a tri-match with Florida Atlantic and Florida Gulf Coast.

Sophomore (2006-07)…
Recorded top times of the season in the 100 and 200 butterfly against FAU with times of 57.22 and 2:06.24 respectively … Placed first against Western Kentucky in the 200 IM with a time of 2:06.79 … Posted the top time of the season at the ACC Championships, clocking in at 4:27.51.

Before Miami…
Transferred to Miami from Southern Methodist University where current UM head coach Christie Shefchunas served as an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator … Top-8 finalist at the 2005 World Cup in New York in the 100-meter IM … Recorded top 16 finishes at the Conference USA Championships … Swam all personal-bests at Texas A&M’s Aggie Invite.

High School/Prep…
Was named an All-American and team captain during senior year at Fountainebleau … Swam under head coach Chris Prator.

Personal…
Daughter of Tobin and Jamie Eason … Both parents work as attorneys … Has two siblings, Tobin II (24) and Thomas (23) … Majoring in Sociology … Birth date is April 6, 1987.

Around the Pool with Eason…
Enjoys playing Ultimate Frisbee … Favorite television show is Law & Oder: SVU … Likes to read People Magazine … Listens to Hip-Hop and R&B music … Favorite meal is breakfast food … Says her biggest influence in life has been her mother.