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Katie Sickinger

position

Backstroke/im

Height

5-6

Class

Freshman

Hometown

Dayton, Ohio

High School

Oakwood High School

Katie Sickinger - Swimming & Diving - University of Miami Athletics

True Freshman (2015-16)…
Competed in 200-yard backstroke (2:04.69), 200-yard IM (2:08.76) and 400-yard IM (4:31.70) at 2016 ACC Swimming & Diving Championships in Greensboro, N.C….Finished fourth in 100 back (58.89) and third in 200 back (2:06.39) in dual meet with FIU (Jan. 30)…Added third-place finish in 200 IM (2:11.50) against Panthers…Posted sixth-place time of 2:13.04 in 200 IM in dual meet with FGCU (Jan. 16)…Competed in 1000 free (10:53.18) and 200 back (2:09.38) in tri-meet with Kansas and Rutgers (Jan. 9)…Finished 200 IM in sixth place (2:12.31) in dual meet with Princeton (Nov. 6)…Swam 100 back (1:00.10) and 200 back (2:08.22) against Tigers…Touched wall in time of 2:09.26 for fourth place in 200 back in tri-meet with Texas A&M and Incarnate Word (Oct. 30)…Added fourth-place finish in 200 IM (2:13.51) in College Station, Texas…Finished fourth in “B” final of 200 back (2:08.55) at All-Florida Invite (Sept. 18-20)…Competed in 100 back (1:00.46), 100 free (56.10), 200 IM (2:13.23), 400 IM (4:39.77) and 500 free (5:18.67) at All-Florida.

High School/Prep…
Four-year letterwinner at Oakwood High School (2012-15)…Team finished second at Ohio state championships…Finished top eight individually at state championships.

Club…
Swam for Dayton Raiders Swim Club since age five…Competed under coaches Kevin Weldon, Gary Galbreath and Meghan Olson…Qualified for NCSA Junior Nationals.

Personal…
Son of Robert and Tammy Sickinger…Has one brother, Adam (29) and one sister Morgan  (32)…Intends to major in neuroscience…Was high honor roll all four years of high school.