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Kate Koch
Kate  Koch


Towson, Md.

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Wildcat Swim Teams Sweep Providence

Men and women combine for 20 top finishes


Wildcat Women Defeat La Salle in Season Opener

Team tallies nine first-place finishes


Wildcats Finish Fifth at BIG EAST Championships

Edwards and Tammadge combine for three more all-conference performances on Saturday night


Du Plessis Breaks School Record in 100 Backstroke at BIG EAST Championships

Wildcats jump two spots up to sixth entering final day of conference meet


Nine Different Wildcats Win Individual Races in 190-104 Triumph at Seton Hall

Hagens, McLaughlin and Tammadge each double winners in Villanova victory

Top Times:
100 Butterfly - 56.55 (2015 BIG EAST Championships)
200 Butterfly - 2:05.46
200 IM – 2:07.60 (2015 BIG EAST Championships)
400 IM – 4:35.44 (2014 BIG EAST Championships)

2014-15: Participated in 10 meets on the year … Swam in three preliminary events at the BIG EAST Championships in Ithaca, N.Y. … Primarily swam in the 100 and 200 butterflies, the 200 individual medley and the 200 and 500 medley relays … Swam in a total of 23 events with one third-place finish, four fourth-place marks and five-fifth place finishes for a total of 10 top-5 finishes.

2013-14: Competed in three events at the BIG EAST Championship including the 200 breaststroke, 200 butterfly and 400 IM in Swell, N.J. to help the Villanova women's swimming team win 14 out of 18 events to capture its first BIG EAST Championship since 1996 ... Finished third in the 400 IM (4:48.01) at Pittsburgh ... Placed second in the 200 butterfly (2:10.89) and third in the 200 IM (2:16.83) at home against Providence ... Finished second in the 200 breaststroke (2:35.96) at NC State ... Placed second in the 200 butterfly (2:14.22), third in the 400 medley (4:05.36) and swam a leg in the second-place 200 freestyle relay (1:43.88) finish in Villanova's victory at La Salle at home versus Penn State.

2012-13: Competed in three events at the BIG EAST Championship, including 100 butterfly, 200 butterfly and 400 IM ... swam in nine meets throughout the season.

2011-12: Competed at the BIG EAST Championships in the 100 butterfly, 200 butterfly and the 400 individual medley ... Finished 29th (tied) in the 100 fly, 21st in the 200 fly and 20th in the 400 IM ... Placed third in the season-opener against La Salle and against Seton Hall in the 200 fly ... Earned a fifth-place finish in the 200 fly at the Cincinnati/West Virginia tri-meet ... Notched two second-place finishes in the 200 free and 500 free against Providence ... RELAYS: 200 freestyle relay teams earned a seventh-place win at the Connecticut/Georgetown/Rutgers quad-meet and a first place victory against Seton Hall ... Swam a leg of the 400 medley relay that finished sixth at the Maryland/Pittsburgh/Richmond quad-meet.

Towson High School: Member of the club swimming team named Loyola Blakefield Aquatics ... Placed seventh in the 100 fly and 13th overall in the 200 fly in the 2010 Speedo Sectionals ... Coached by Keith Schertle.

Personal: Born March 23, 1993 in Baltimore, Md. ... Middle child of three to James and Barbara Koch ... Siblings are Jimmy and Erin ... Chose to attend Villanova because of the University's great reputation and location ... Majoring in economics.