UND Roster

2007-08 Swimming and Diving Roster

Katie Hopkins

Breast/Fly


Class Senior
Hometown Ellicott City, MD
High School Notre Dame Prep
Bio

AS A SENIOR:
Checked in with a time of 1:07.84 in the 100 Breast at the BIG EAST Championships, just behind her season-best 1:07.54 at the Husky Invitational … sailed through the 200 Breast in 2:24.69 at the BIG EAST meet and 2:26.49 at the Husky Invitational … swam 1:01.62 in the 100 Fly versus Pittsburgh and 1:01.62 in the event at Miami … finished the 200 Fly in 2:14.60 at the Irish Invitational … best time in the 200 IM (2:15.02) was posted at the Husky Invitational.

AS A JUNIOR:
Qualified for the BIG EAST Championship in the 100 Breast, 200 Breast and 200 Fly … finished in the top 20 in both breaststroke events with 17th-place finish in the 200 and 16th in the 100 with a career-best time of 1:05.82 … finished 23rd in the 200 Fly at BIG EAST … fourth fastest individual for the Irish in the 100 and 200 Breast … clocked in as fifth-fastest Irish in the 200 Fly … member of record-setting 400 Breast Relay with a time of 4:29.00 at the Dennis Stark Relays.

AS A SOPHOMORE:
Placed in three events at the BIG EAST Championships … finished 13th in the 200 Breast (2:21.91) … finished 21st in the 200 Fly (2:08.81) and 28th in the 400 IM (4:39.99) … had best time of her career in finishing 17th at the Minnesota Invite with a time of 4:31.73.

AS A FRESHMAN:
Rated fifth on the team in the 200 Breast (2:21.48) and 200 Fly (2:05.95) … qualified for the BIG EAST Championships and scored in both events … finished 10th in the 200 Breast and 14th in the 200 Fly … also competed in the 400 IM at the BIG EAST meet (17th) … ended up sixth on the team in the 100 Breast (1:08.90) and seventh in the 400 IM (4:33.52).

THE HOPKINS FILE:
Two-time participant in U.S. Swimming Senior National Championships (2002 and 2003) … two-sport athlete at Notre Dame (Md.) lettering four times in swimming and once in cross country … registered conference records in the 100 Breast and 200 IM … three-time National Catholic Champion in swimming … won conference championship twice and garnered all-conference honors her freshman campaign … swim team captain her senior year … member of Loyola Blakefield Aquatics, as well as North Baltimore Aquatic Club, which also boasts six-time Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps … winter and summer zones finalist and champion … finalist at the junior nationals in Gainesville, Fla. … finalist at the U.S. Open, Janet Evans Invitational and the Grand Prix in Ann Arbor, Mich. … just missed qualifying for Olympic Trials in 200 Breast… trained at the Olympic training center in Colorado Springs, Colo. … has four siblings … brother, Jamie, is a swimmer at Davidson College … born Dec. 15, 1986, in Baltimore, Md. … daughter of Jane Hopkins-Nordhoff and the late John Hopkins … graduated from the Mendoza College of Business as a finance major.