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Katherine Kelly

6'0''
Height
Freshman
Class
Vashon Island, Wash.
Hometown
Vashon Island
High School

Background
• Graduated from Vashon Island High School in 2020
• Rowed for Burton Beach Rowing Club under head coach Richard Parr from 2017-20
• Rowed for Vashon Island Rowing Club under head coach Richard Parr from 2015-17
• Placed sixth in the women’s four as bow seat at 2019 World Junior Championships in 2019
• Placed third in the women’s 4+ (stroke seat) at the 2019 New Zealand Rowing Championships
• Raced at 2017, 2018 and 2019 Youth Nationals
• Member of the 2018 U.S. Junior National Development Camp
• High school rowing captain from 2017-20

Personal
• Born in Vashon Island, Wash.
• Daughter of Kji and Rebecca Kelly
• Has two brothers, Jack and Davis
• Four-time National Honor Society honoree
• Member of Girls2Girls, a club that raises money to send girls to school in Kenya, from 2016-20
• Summer sailing instructor
• Father, Kji, played basketball at Dickinson College from 1990-94
• Enjoys cello, hiking and traveling, and her dog, Zeus