Katie Colwell
Katie  Colwell

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
New Canaan, Conn.

High School:
New Canaan

Height:
5-7

Event:
Sprint Free

Major:
Cinema/Film Making


02/24/2018

OAKLAND SWIM AND DIVE CLAIM HORIZON LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE

The men finished with 731.5 points, while the women finished with 687.5

02/23/2018

OAKLAND TALLIES SIX MORE TITLES ON DAY THREE OF LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIPS

The women's 400-yard medley relay broke the school record and the Horizon League Championship record

02/22/2018

GOLDEN GRIZZLIES GRASP FIVE MORE TITLES ON DAY TWO OF HORIZON LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIPS

Joe Smith broke his own school record in the 1-meter dive

02/21/2018

OAKLAND CLAIMS THREE RELAY TITLES ON OPENING DAY OF LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIPS

The women broke the 200-yard medley relay school record, pool record and league championship record

12/03/2017

OAKLAND MEN FINISH FIRST, WOMEN TAKE FOURTH AT ZIPPY INVITE

The men's team finished with 2119.5 points, women finished with 1198.5

2016-17:
Member of the champion 200 free relay team (1:31.50), 400 free relay (3:21.63) and 400 medley relay (3:41.51) at Horizon League Championships
Member of the Horizon League Runner-Up 200 medley relay team (1:39.81) at Horizon League Championships
Placed third in the 50 freestyle (23.18) and 100 freestyle (50.51), while also placing 13th in the 100 backstroke (56.86) at Horizon League Championships
Ranked second on the team in the 50 and 100 free

High School:
• 2015 Connecticut Class L State Champion in 200 free and runner up in the 100 free
• 2014 Connecticut Class L State Champion in the 100 and 200 free
• Connecticut State Open Champion in the 100 free, 200 free relay, and 400 free relay
• Placed eighth in the 100 free at the 2015 YMCA Long Course National Championship
• Apart of the 200 and 400 medley relays that placed fourth and second respectively at the 2015 YMCA Long Course National Championship

Personal
Full Name: Katherine Elizabeth Colwell
Parents: Pat and Beth Colwell
Siblings: Lizzy, Patrick
▪ Father, Patrick was on the swim and soccer team at Cortland State
 Uncle, Dan Colwell was a three-sport athlete at Hamilton College (football, basketball and rugby)
 Uncle, Tim Colwell played soccer at Canton Tech and Cortland State
 Uncle, Steve Colwell played soccer at Hobart College

Top Three Reasons for Choosing Oakland:
1. I felt a connection at Oakland that I did not feel at any other school
2. The team and coaches were amazing and I could really see myself being a part of them  
3. The cinema program is fantastic and is something that is hard to find with a successful Division I swimming program

Colwell Personal Bests
Event 2016-17 Top Time Career Top Time
50 Free 23.00*
Zippy Invite
12/2/16
23.00*
Zippy Invite
12/2/16
* 50 free time is 3rd in Oakland history
100 Free 50.51*
2017 HL Championship
2/22/17
50.51*
2017 HL Championship
2/22/17
* 100 free time is 8th in Oakland history

200 Free

1:53.41
Zippy Invite
12/2/16
1:53.41
Zippy Invite
12/2/16

100 Back

56.86
2017 HL Championship
2/22/17
56.86
2017 HL Championship
2/22/17

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