Katelyn Holmquist
Katelyn  Holmquist

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Janesville, Wis.

High School:
Milton HS

Event:
Backstroke


03/23/2016

Gophers Earn Academic All-B1G Laurels

The Big Ten Conference has recognized 69 student-athletes from the University of Minnesota as Academic All-Big Ten honorees.

03/23/2016

Gophers Earn Academic All-B1G Laurels

The Big Ten Conference has recognized 69 student-athletes from the University of Minnesota as Academic All-Big Ten honorees.

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2016-17 Senior Season:
Team Captain • Academic All-Big Ten • Jean Freeman Award recipient • outstanding student-athlete award • posted a first place finish (2:03.72) in the 200-yard backstroke against North Dakota • finished 25th place (54.54) at the Big Ten Championships in the 100-yard breaststroke • finished 25th (2:00.97) in the 200-yard IM at the Big Ten Championships • notched 29th place (1:58.57) in the 200-yard backstroke at the Big Ten Championships • posted six second-place finishes in the 2016-17 season.

2015-16 Junior Season: 
Academic All-Big Ten • At the 2016 Big Ten Championships, Holmquist finished 25th in the 100 back, 30th in the 200 back and 33rd in the 200 IM • Notched 27 top-five finishes during the regular season • Advanced to finals in the 200-meter back at the 2015 Arena Pro Swim Series at Minneapolis • Placed first in the 100 back, 200 back and 200 IM in the Minnesota win at North Dakota.

2014-15 Sophomore Season: Academic All-Big Ten • At the 2015 B1G Championships, Holmquist finished 32nd in the 200 back, 35th in the 100 back and 63rd in the 50 free (2/19-2/21) • Finished 1st in the 50 back and 3rd in the 200 free at the 2015 Minnesota Challenge (2/7) • At the B1G Triple Dual, Holmquist placed 3rd in the 200 back and 5th in the 100 back (1/30-1/31) • Finished 5th 200 back and 4th in the 50 back and the 100 back at N.C. State (1/23-1/24) • Placed 1st in the 100 back at Hawaii (1/7) • Holmquist finished 16th in the 200 free and 9th in both the 100 free and 200 IM at the 2014 Jean K. Freeman Invite (12/5-12/6) • At the 2014 Arena Grand Prix at Minneapolis, she placed 21st in the 200 back, 14th in the 100 back and 46th in the 200 free (11/20-11/22) • Placed 3rd in the 50 back, 4th in the 100 back and 6th in the 200 back at Florida (11/8) • Finished 2nd in the 50 back, 7th in the 100 free, 4th in the 100 back and 5th in the 200 back against Iowa (10/31) • Placed 1st in the 50 back against North Dakota (10/24) • Holmquist took 3rd in the 100 back and 5th in the 200 back vs. Wisconsin (10/17) • Finished 4th in the 100 back and 2nd in the 200 back at Arizona State (10/4).

2013-14 • Freshman Season:
First-year letterwinner  Placed 35th in the 200 backstroke (2:00.70), placed 13th in the 100 backstroke (54.85), and placed 47th in the 50 free (23.55) at the Big Ten Conference Championships (02/20-02/22) • Placed 6th in the 200 free (1:54.94) at the Minnesota Challenge (02/08)• Placed 9th in the 200 backstroke (2:04.94), completed the 50 backstroke with a time of 26.69, and finished the 100 backstroke in a time of 56.50 vs. Purdue and Wisconsin-Madison (01/31-02/01) • Finished the 50 backstroke with a time of 26.67,placed 5th in the 200 backstroke (2:05.28), and placed 6th in the 100 backstroke (57.19) vs. NC State (01/24)• Finished the 50 backstroke with a time of 26.60, placed 18th in the 100 free (54.17), finished the 100 back with a time of 57.34, placed 10th in the 200 free (1:55.95), and placed 9th in the 50 free (24.58) at the Jean Freeman Invitational (12/06-12/07)• Finished the 100 backstroke with a time of 55.11, placed 5th in the 200 backstroke (2:00.65), placed 3rd in the 100 backstroke (54.93), and finished 12th in the 200 free (1:54.17) at the Minnesota Grand Prix (11/14-11/16).

High School
: Graduate of Milton High School (2013) • swam for high school team under instruction of Tom Lieder and Jenny Quade • earned academic letter and varsity letter for swimming • was named All-Conference from 2009-2012 • received All-State four consecutive years from 2009-2012 • member of the National Honor Society • graduated on the High Honor Roll • Academic All-American • member of the Fort Atkinson Swim Team • entering her freshman season with times of 55.98 in the 100 backstroke and 2:01.89 in the 200 back.

Personal: Born April 13, 1995 • daughter of David and Debbie Holmquist • has one younger brother Ben, and one sister Abby who is a swimmer at the University of Vermont • cousin, Joe Price, plays football at Harvard University • plans to major in math.

Top Times at Minnesota
Event Time Date
50 free 23.55 02/20/2014
100 back 54.74 02/21/2014
200 back 1:59.82 02/20/2016
200 IM 2:01.70 02/18/2016

 

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