Women's Swimming

Katie Ness  
Katie Ness

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Reading, Pa.

High School:
Governor Mifflin

Height:
5-8

Event:
Free/Back

Birthdate:
04/26/1990


2009-10: Won team-high 24 events, including the 200 medley relay at MAAC Championships...Set new school records in 200 medley relay (1:46.14), 50 free (:23.70), 200 free relay (1:35.88), and 800 free relay (7:45.77) at MAAC Championships...Finished second in 50 free, 200 free relay, and 800 free relay at MAAC Championships...First Siena swimmer to eclipse 24 seconds in 50 free, and time of :23.70 is third-best in conference history.

BEFORE SIENA: Earned four letters in water polo (driver), swimming and track at Governor Mifflin...Named outstanding senior athlete and top female athlete of the year as a senior...Named to the Pennsylvania All-State team during 2007 and also notched Defensive Player of the Year honors for Governor Mifflin during 2005 and 2006...Led Governor Mifflin to the Pennsylvania State Championships the past three years as the team's leading scorer and defender...Earned team MVP honors as a member of the swim team.

PERSONAL: Born April 26, 1990...The daughter of Barry Yoss and Therese Ness...Has three younger siblings: a brother, Craig, and two sisters, Jamie and Tyler...A psychology major who one day aspires to be a psychologist...Enjoys reading in her spare time.

KUETERMAN ON NESS: "Katie is a super sprinter. She was a runner-up in the 50-free at the conference championships, and will make a huge impact for our team in relays and sprints this season."

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