Katie Finan
Katie Finan

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Chesterfield, Mo.

High School:
Marquette

Event:
IM, Fly, Free

Birthdate:
07/29/1983

Team:
Captain

2004-05: Finished second in 200 IM and fourth in the 400 IM at the Akron Invitational...recorded a first-place finish in the 100 fly and 200 IM at UIC...set a new pool record at Bill Ritter Invite in the 400 IM and placed second in the 200 IM and third in the 200 fly...finished second in both 200 fly and 200 IM against UW-Green Bay...finished first in 400 medley against Northern Iowa...recorded a third-place finish in 400 IM and fourth place in 200 fly at State Farm MVC Championships.

2003-04: Finished first in the 200 free and second in the 100 free at Northern Iowa...was second in the 200 IM at Ball State...took first-place titles at Illinois-Chicago in the 200 free and 100 fly...was first in the 200 IM and 500 free at Wisconsin-Green Bay...had two fourth place-finishes at the Missouri Valley Championships in the 200 IM and 400 IM and was eighth in the 100 free...named MVC Scholar Athlete.

2002-03: Claimed first place in three events against Northern Iowa (500 free, 1650 free and 1000 free) with a personal best time of 10:43.71...finished second in the 100 fly against Illinois with a personal best time of 1:00.82...recorded a second place finish in the 1000 free against Iowa State...claimed two first-place titles against Illinois-Chicago in the 200 free and the 500 free...earned third-place in the 200 free and the 1650 free at the Bill Ritter Invite...finished seventh place in both the 500 free and 200 free at the State Farm Valley Championships.

Marquette: Was in the top eight at the state meet in four events all four years...was second at state in the 500 free her freshman year...was a member of the state championship 400 free relay team sophomore and junior seasons...team won the state title her sophomore season...team placed second in the state junior and senior years...was the conference winner in the 200 free her junior and senior seasons...was an all-state athlete all four years...won the Hardest Worker Award as a senior and freshman...was voted Most Valuable Swimmer her sophomore through senior years.

Personal: Born 7-29-83...daughter of Tom and Peggy Finan...AFNI Athletics Honor Roll: Fall 2002, Fall 2003, Spring 2003, Spring 2004...majoring in elementary education.

Personal Best: 100 free-53.46... 200 free-1:55.47... 500 free-5:05.11... 1000 free-10:24.54... 1650 free-17:37.29... 100 fly-58.59... 200 fly-2:08.10... 200 IM-2:08.61... 400 IM-4:31.51