UND Roster

2007-08 Swimming and Diving Roster

Katie Guida

Free/Back


Class Senior
Hometown Alexandria, VA
High School Georgetown Visitation Prep School
Bio

AS A SENIOR:
Team captain … won squads Most Honorable award … sprinted through the Husky Invitational with a time of 11.93 in the 25 Free … improved her 50 Free time by nearly three seconds over the course of the season, tapping out with a 24.96 at the Shamrock Invitational … almost chopped three seconds off her 100 Free as well, finishing the season with a 54.03 in the Shamrock Invitational … swam the 200 Free at the Husky Invitational in 2:01.62 … five times swam the 100 Back with her best mark going into the books at the Shamrock Invitational (1:01.96) … finished the 200 IM in 2:18.41 at the Husky Invitational.

AS A JUNIOR:
Qualified for the BIG EAST Championships in the 50 and 100 Free and the 100 Back … member of two title-winning teams at the Dennis Stark Relays, the 200 Free and the 200 Medley … was fifth-fastest individual for the Irish in the 50 Free with a time of 24.31.

AS A SOPHOMORE:
Placed in three events at the BIG EAST Championships … finished 16th in the 50 Free (24.17) … had a 22nd-place finish in the 100 Free (52.72) and was 25th in the 100 Back (59.81) … a member of the 500 Crescendo Freestyle Relay team that was the heat winner with a record-setting time of 4:32.50 at Dennis Stark Relays … also part of the 200 Free Relay team that won the event … part of the 400 Free Relay team that finished second (3:28.80) to California in the dual meet between the two schools.

AS A FRESHMAN:
Earned a BIG EAST championship during her rookie season by swimming the first leg of the victorious 200 Free Relay … finished as the team[apos]s third-best swimmer in the 50 Free and 100 Free… also ended up fifth in the 100 Back … finished in the top 15 of three events at the BIG EAST Championships … ended up 10th in the 50 Free (23.78), 12th in the 100 Back (58.95) and 14th in the 100 Free (52.31) … posted one individual victory and three relay wins during the 2004-05 dual meet season … recipient of the Beeler-Hipp Award, which is presented to outstanding freshmen who best exemplify the vitality, competitiveness and love for Notre Dame shown by Meghan Beeler and Colleen Hipp … also voted the team[apos]s most improved swimmer.

THE GUIDA FILE:
Three-sport standout at Visitation (Md.) … earned four letters in swimming, three in field hockey, and two in lacrosse … named to the all-Independent School League team her senior season … captained her team as a senior … winner of the coaches[apos] award during her junior campaign … MVP of the swim team as a sophomore … won rookie of the year honors … holds four individual and three relay varsity records … member of the USS Curl Burke Swim Club … participated with the Northern Virginia Swimming League for 10 years … holds five team records … winner of the 2004 MacDuff Scholarship for leadership … two-time Washington Post honorable mention all-Met and all-league selection in field hockey … MVP of her field hockey team in final two seasons … academic All-American in lacrosse during her junior season and High School National Academic Field Hockey Squad her senior campaign … Wendy[apos]s High School Heisman Award state finalist … involved in student government for four years … collected several honors for academics … mother ran track at Arizona State … born Nov. 9, 1985 … daughter of Louise Muller Guida and Vincent Joseph Guida … graduated from the College of Arts and Letters as a political science and economics major.