Katie Hill  
Katie Hill

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Onalaska, Wis.

High School:
Onalaska HS

Position:
Mid-Distance

Birthdate:
11/19/1990


07/23/2014

Gophers Lead NCAA with 21 USTFCCCA Honorees

Minnesota has 21 All-Academic honorees, the most among NCAA Division I women's teams

05/03/2014

Osterdyk Wins Shot Put at Hamline

The Gophers competed at the Meet of the Unsaintly on Saturday afternoon

04/26/2014

Domski, Opitz Win Titles in Iowa

Lauren Domski and Cassy Opitz won their events at the Grand View Viking Classic

04/17/2014

Gophers Set for Carleton Relays

Minnesota's mid-distance runners make up the majority of the Gophers competing this weekend

02/28/2014

Gophers in Fifth Place After B1G Day One

Junior Jess Herauf finished second in the pentathlon to lead Minnesota

Career Highlights: Ran on the 2011 distance medley relay that provisionally qualified for the NCAA national championships, with a split of 2:07 on the 800m leg • four-time Academic All-Big Ten honoree • two-time USTFCCCA All-Academic honoree.

2014 Season - Indoor: Ran career-best times in the 800m (2:10.42), 1,000m (2:53.16) and mile (4:57.44) • ran career-best 800m time of 2:10.42 in preliminaries at the Big Ten championships • finished third in the 1,000m with a career-best 2:53.16 at Bill Bergan Invite • finished 11th in the mile in a career-best 4:57.44 at Jack Johnson Classic • ran 1,200m leg on Gophers' all-time fifth-best distance medley relay team that took second at Iowa State Classic (11:12.85) • ran 1,200m leg on fourth-place distance medley relay team at Big Tens (11:23.50).

2014 Season - Outdoor: Ran three races • ran a season-best 4:42.67 in the 1,500m for 10th place at Meet of the Unsaintly • placed fourth in the 1,500m (4:43.82) at Grand View Viking Classic • ran a season-best 2:14.68 in the 800m for sixth place at UW-La Crosse Open • Academic All-Big Ten honoree • USTFCCCA All-Academic honoree.

2013 Season - Indoor: Led off the Gophers' fourth-place distance medley relay, which ran the then eighth-best time in school history, at the Big Ten Championships (11:17.94) • ran a season-best 2:11.91 in the 800m at the Meyo Invitational, finishing 14th • finished sixth in the 600-yard dash at the Iowa State Classic (1:23.30) • finished second in the mile at the Bison Classic (5:05.54).

2013 Season - Outdoor: Finished ninth in the 1,500m at the Big Ten Championships • in prelims, ran the Gophers' fastest time of the season (4:27.43) • led off the winning and school record-setting distance medley relay at the Drake Relays (11:06.47) • also led off the fourth-place 4x800m relay • took second in the 1,500m at UNLV • took third in the 800m at Arkansas (2:11.89) • Academic All-Big Ten honoree • USTFCCCA All-Academic honoree.

2012 Season - Indoor: Took second at the Jack Johnson Classic 800m (2:14.31) • ran the Northwest Open 1,200m in 3:41.74, placing third.

2012 Season - Outdoor: Ran on the seventh-place distance medley relay team at Drake • posted a season-best time of 2:12.45 in the 800m at the Tommie Twilight • finished fifth in the 800m at the Arkansas Invitational • Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

2011 Season - Indoor: Competed in the 500-yard dash at the Iowa State Classic and finished fifth (1:22.94) • won the 600m (1:33.16) at the Minnesota Open • won the 800m (2;12.14) at the Jack Johnson Classic • competed in the Meyo Invitational in the 800m (2:13.07) • ran a 2:13.12 in the 800m at the Big Ten Championships.

2011 Season - Outdoor: Competed at the Jim Click Shootout in the 800m and finished sixth (2:11.11) • ran a 2:11.33 in the 800m at the Big Ten Championships • took third in the 800m at the Bulls Invitational (2:13.04) • competed at the Beach Invitational and finished in 2:13.06 • ran a 2:13.32 at the Mt. Sac Open • Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

2010 Season: Redshirted the indoor and outdoor track seasons.

High School: A 2009 graduate of Onalaska High School • high school coaches were Darren Shepardson and Nick Larson • competed in two years in cross country one in track & field • competed in the Wisconsin Division I Cross Country Championships placing 36th in 2007 and 29th as a senior in 2008 • team was 2008 state runner-up • helped Onalaska to 18th consecutive Mississippi Valley Conference cross country title (2008) • two-time state track champion in 2009, her only season competing on the track • won 800m (2:14.29) and ran third leg of champion 4x800m relay • played three years of soccer • three-time soccer letterwinner and an all-conference selection at forward • scholar athlete.

Personal: Born November 19, 1990 • given name is Katelynn • majoring in sociology/political science • daughter of Rodney and Diane Hill • twin sister Jami ran cross country and track at Michigan • has a younger sister, Dani • enjoys water-skiing.

Hill's Indoor Career Bests (2014 Final)
Event Mark (All-Time Rank) Meet (Date)
600m 1:33.16 Minnesota Open (1/15/11)
800m 2:10.42 Big Ten Championships (2/28-3/1/14)
1,000m 2:53.16 Bill Bergan Invite (1/31-2/1/14)
Mile 4:57.44 Jack Johnson Classic (1/24-25/14)
Hill's Outdoor Career Bests (2014 Final)
Event Mark (All-Time Rank) Meet (Date)
800m 2:11.11 Jim Click Shootout (4/2/11)
1,500m 4:27.43 Big Ten Championships (5/11/13)