Katie Griffin
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Watsonville, Calif.

High School:
Aptos HS '03

Height:
5-5

Event:
Back/Sprint Free

Birthdate:
09/16/1985

Major:
Clinical Nutrition

2005-06: Advanced at Big West Conference Championships in 200 back, placing 19th... Cut more than seven seconds from her prelim time to a 2:17.33 in her second swim... Also competed at Big West meet in 100 back, 50 free and 100 free; and swam with 400 free relay `B' squad.

2004-05: Participated at Big West meet in three events, all in exhibition... Highest finish was 17th in 200 back (2:14.17 prelims), setting season-best mark... Also posted 1:03.94 in 100 back at conference.

2003-04: Reached Pacific Collegiate Swimming Conference consolations in both backstroke events, placing 14th in 200 (2:13.01), 16th in 100 (1:02.96)... Also competed in 200 medley relay, 800 free relay and 50 free at conference.

APTOS HS '03: Voted team captain and team MVP... Never finished lower than 3rd at the Santa Cruz Coast Athletic League meet throughtout her four-year career... Qualified for Central Coast Section 100 back finals as a junior... Member of Admiral's Club for having a 4.0 or higher GPA.

PERSONAL: Born in Santa Cruz, Calif.... Parents are Thomas Griffin and Jennifer Marks... Majoring in clinical nutrition... Sports hero is Lenny Krazelberg, non-sports hero is Emeril Lagasse - appropriate for a swimmer whose favorite hobby is cooking.