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2020-21 Cross Country Roster

Katie Rose Blachowicz


Class Sophomore
Hometown Sun Prairie, WI
High School Sun Prairie



  • Placed third in the 3000m at the GVSU Bill Clinger Classic with a personal record time of 9:53.03


  • Earned an eighth-place result in the 3,000-meter run (10:12.72) at the Alex Wilson Invitational
  • Finished second in the event final of the 3,000-meter run (10.20.69) as part of the indoor Blue and Gold Invitational
  • Opened first cross country season with a ninth-place result and time of 18:05.50 at the Crusader Open (3.1M)


  • Attended Sun Prairie (Wis.) High School
  • Cross Country Academic All-State all four years of high school
  • Finished third as a freshman at the cross country state meet
  • Member of the first place cross country team at the Wisconsin state meet in 2016
  • Finished sixth as an individual at the Wisconsin track & field state meet and the 4×800 relay as a junior
  • Won the state championship with her team as a senior
  • All-State in both cross country and track during her senior year
  • Tauscher-Vetter Servant Leadership Award winner
  • Was the vice president of National Honor Society
  • Daughter of Jim and Jeanne Blachowicz
  • Has one brother, Danny
  • Fifth member of her family to attend Notre Dame
  • Grandfather Bruno Blachowicz (’59), aunt Mary Lewis (’80), uncle Paul Blachowicz (’82) and cousin Stephanie Shambo (’08) all graduated from Notre Dame
  • Intends to major in neuroscience and behavior with a pre-med concentration