Women's Swimming

Katie O'Rourke  
Katie O'Rourke

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Wappingers Falls, N.Y.

High School:
Our Lady of Lourdes

Height:
5-7

Event:
Fly/Free


AS A FRESHMAN:
  • Member of team that finished second in 200 free relay vs. UVM 11/2 (1:50.31)

BEFORE SIENA:
  • Was four year member and captain of the swim team at Our Lady of Lourdes
  • Qualified for two events in the 2012 Junior Olympics including the 50 and 100-yard freestyle
  • Member of the Dolphins Swim Club of the Hudson Valley

PERSONAL:
  • Daughter of Timothy and Lisa O'Rourke
  • Has two older brothers, Timothy (Quinnipiac) and Matthew (New Haven)
  • Majoring in Marketing with the career objective to be an event planner
  • Chose to attend Siena because of the great educational opportunities and the exceptional athletic program

KUETERMAN ON O'ROURKE:
    "Katie will definitely help our mid distance freestyle events. She's always willing to put in the extra work and she will do whatever is asked of her, I look forward to her growth the next four years."

GETTING TO KNOW KATIE O'ROURKE:
    Major: Accounting/Marketing
    Twitter Handle: @katieeorourkee
    If I was stuck on a deserted island, the one thing I would bring: gum
    My hobbies are: running, reading on the beach
    If I could meet anyone, it would be: Julie Andrews
    My dream job: Professional Event Planner in NYC
    Reality TV show: Dancing with the Stars
    Class at Siena College: Women Studies with Dr. Haas
    Movie: Never Back Down
    Actor/Actress: Ryan Reynolds/ Blake Lively
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