Katie Ford Mt. Lebanon • Junior

Published May 9, 2013 at 11:52 am (Updated May 9, 2013 at 11:53 am)

SPORT: Swimming

ACHIEVEMENTS:

• Three-time All-American.

• Two-time All-State.

• Junior National qualifier.

• School record holder in the 50 free and 100 back.

• Pool record holder in 50 free.

• Two-time WPIAL 50-yard freestyle champion.

• Owns the second fastest 50 time in district history for the 50 free.

• 2013 PIAA bronze medalist in 50 free

• 2013 Fifth-place finisher in the 100-yard backstroke.

• WPIAL bronze medalist in 100 back.

• Team captain.

• Guided Lebo to seventh-place showing as a team in the state this winter. Blue Devils placed in the top sixth in the district.

• Three-time state finalist and district qualifier.

• As a junior, finished seventh and sixth in the state for the 50 free and 100 back.

• Three-year letterwinner.

• Maintains a 4.0 GPA.

• USA Swimming Scholastic All-American.

• Allegheny Mountain Swimming Scholastic All-American.

• Mt. Lebanon Scholar Athlete.

• High honor roll student.

• National Honor Society.

• Principal’s Advisory Council.

• Mt. Lebanon Aqua Club member.

• Teaches swim lessons to youth in the community

COACH’S COMMENTS: According to her coach Tom Donati, Katie is a “great student-athlete, who really defines what a true leader is. She distinguishes herself as a leader in the pool and in the classroom. She has a true love for the sport of swimming.”

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