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Kate Douglass

Sprint Free/IM
Position
Junior
Class
Pelham, N.Y.
Hometown
Kate Douglass - Swimming & Diving - Virginia Cavaliers

2020 TOKYO OLYMPIAN
2020 OLYMPIC BRONZE MEDALIST – 200 IM

NCAA Champion
2021:
50 Free

All-America
2021:
50 Free, 100 Free, 100 Fly, 200 Free Relay, 400 Free Relay, 200 Medley Relay, 400 Medley Relay
2020: 200 Breast, 100 Fly, 200 IM, 200 Free Relay, 400 Free Relay, 200 Medley Relay, 400 Medley Relay

ACC Champion
2022:
50 Free, 100 Fly, 100 Free, 200 Free Relay, 400 Free Relay, 200 Medley Relay, 400 Medley Relay
2021: 100 Free, 100 Fly, 200 Free Relay, 400 Free Relay, 200 Medley Relay, 400 Medley Relay
2020: 100 Fly, 200 IM, 200 Free Relay, 400 Free Relay, 200 Medley Relay

All-ACC
2022: 50 Free, 100 Fly, 100 Free, 200 Free Relay, 400 Free Relay, 200 Medley Relay, 400 Medley Relay
2021: 100 Free, 100 Fly, 200 IM, 200 Free Relay, 400 Free Relay, 200 Medley Relay, 400 Medley Relay
2020: 100 Fly, 200 IM, 200 Breast, 200 Free Relay, 400 Free Relay, 200 Medley Relay

Virginia Career Bests 
50 Free: 20.87 (ACC Record)
100 Free: 46.30 (UVA Record) 
200 Free:
1:46.29
100 Back: 51.84 (8th all-time at UVA)
100 Breast:
58.64 (4th all-time at UVA)
200 Breast:
2:03.14 (2nd all-time at UVA)
100 Fly: 49.55 (UVA Record)
200 Fly: 1:56.04
200 IM: 1:50.92 (ACC Record)

2021-22
• Won an individual titles in 50 free, 100 fly, and 200 breast
• Set American, NCAA, US Open, Meet and Pool records in the 50 free, 200 breast at NCAA Championships
• Set American and Pool record in the 100 fly at NCAA Championships
• Lead off winning relay team in the 200 free relay, 200 medley relay, 400 medley relay, 400 free relay at NCAA Championships
• Won three individual ACC Championships (50 Free, 100 Free, 100 Fly) and was part of four relay ACC titles
• Anchored two of UVA’s American/US Open/NCAA record relays (200 medley relay & 400 medley relay)
• Led off the American/US Open/NCAA record 200 free relay and led off the ACC & UVA record 400 free relay
• Set UVA record in the 50 free and a meet record in the 100 fly at the ACC Championships
• Won 3 Individual ACC Titles at ACC Championships
• Won the 400 free relay, 400 medley relay, 200 medley relay, and 200 free relay at ACC Championships
• Won 3 events at the team’s meet against NC State
• Won 3 events at the team’s meet against North Carolina
• Finished with 2 Golds, 2 Silvers, and 1 Bronze medal at the 2021 FINA Short Course World Championships in Abu Dhabi
• Won Gold in the 4×50 freestyle relay at the 2021 FINA Short Course World Championships in Abu Dhabi
• Won 5 events at the Tennessee Invitational
• Won the 100 fly, 400 medley relay, and 200 free relay at the team’s meet against Texas
• Won the 100 and 200 breast at the team’s meet against Army
• Won 200 medley relay, 50 free, 100 fly, and 200 free relay at the team’s meet against UC Berkeley

2020-21
• Set UVA records in the 50-yard freestyle, 100-yard freestyle, 200-yard breaststroke, 100-yard butterfly and 200-yard IM
• Eight-Time All-American
• Won NCAA individual title in the 50-yard freestyle and finished second in the 100-yard freestyle and 100-yard butterfly
• Swam on UVA’s four second-place relays at NCAAs (200 free relay, 400 free relay, 200 medley relay and 400 medley relay)
• Set UVA and ACC record with 21.09 leadoff split in the 200 free relay at NCAAs
• Won ACC individual titles in the 100-yard freestyle and 100-yard butterfly and was second in the 200-yard IM at the ACC Championships
• Won four ACC relay titles (200 free relay, 400 free relay, 200 medley relay and 400 medley relay)
• Anchored the American Record setting 200 medley relay at the ACC Championships
• Swam at UVA record and ACC record time of 2:03.93 in the 200-yard breaststroke at the Cavalier Invitational
• Finished first in the 200-yard freestyle and 200-yard breaststroke against North Carolina
• Won the 100-yard freestyle, 100-yard backstroke and 200-yard IM against Virginia Tech
• Named ACC Swimmer of the Week twice for her performance at Navy and against Tennessee and Alabama
• Set an ACC record in the 200-yard IM against Tennessee and Alabama
• Set a UVA record 100-yard freestyle and 100-yard butterfly against Tennessee and Alabama
• Won seven events against Tennessee and Alabama
• Won the 50-yard and 100-yard freestyle against Navy
• Finished second in the 50m free at the Toyota U.S. Open and placed third in the 100m free and 100m fly at the meet
• Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll

2019-20
• NCAA Championships cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic
• Named the ACC Freshman Swimmer of the Year
• Is the fourth-fastest all-time NCAA performer in the 200-yard individual medley
• Named an All-American in the 200 breast, 100 butterfly, 200 IM, 200 free relay, 400 free relay, 200 medley relay and 400 medley relay for qualifying for the NCAA Championships in the events
• Second highest point scorer at ACC Championships, winning five ACC titles for 91 points
• Won two individual titles in the 100-yard butterfly and 200-yard individual medley, and three relay titles in the 200-yard medley relay, 200-yard freestyle relay and 400-yard freestyle relay, at the ACC Championships
• Set an ACC and ACC meet record with the 200-yard medley relay team
• Also placed third in the 200-yard breaststroke and second in the 400-yard medley at ACCs
• Set an ACC record in the 200-yard individual medley at the Tennessee Invitational, swimming a time of 1:52.84, before topping the time at ACCs with a swim of 1:51.36
• Set an Aquatic and Fitness Center record in the 200-yard breaststroke in the Cavaliers’ home meet against Wisconsin
• Holds the UVA record in the 50-yard freestyle, 100-yard butterfly and 200-yard individual medley
• Helped the 200-yard medley relay set an ACC and UVA record at the Tennessee Invitational
• Advanced to the finals in 100-meter butterfly at the Toyota U.S. Open Championships placing fourth overall in addition to placing 17th in the 200-meter individual medley and 22nd in the 50-meter freestyle
• Set a UVA long course record in the 100-meter butterfly (58.48) and a 200-meter individual medley (2:12.11) in addition to capturing third-best time in school history in the 50-meter freestyle (25.70) and seventh-best time in the 100-meter freestyle (56.08)
• Set a Christiansburg Aquatic Center record in the 100-yard butterfly in the team’s meet against Virginia Tech
• Won the 200-yard breaststroke and 200-yard individual medley at the Tennessee Invitational
• Placed first in the 50-yard freestyle, 100-yard freestyle and 200-yard individual medley at the Trojan Invitational
• Named ACC Swimmer of the week 10/8, 11/26, 1/7
• Named to the All-ACC Academic Team
• Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll

Background
• A 2018-19 U.S. National Junior Team member
• Competed at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games in Argentina and the 2017 Junior World Championships in Indianapolis
• Set the U.S. Swimming National 13-14 and 15-16 Age Group Record for the 50 free
• New York high school record holder in the 50 and 100 freestyle
• Qualified for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trails in the 50 free, 100 and 200 breast, and 200 IM

Personal
• Majoring in computer science
• Daughter of Allison and William Douglass
• Has one brother, Will, and one sister, Abby
• Recipient of the 2022-23 2018-19 Championships Bicentennial Scholarship