Kate Douglass

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Kate Douglass is a competitive swimmer who represents the United States internationally. Douglass made headlines during her freshman year when she put up speedy times throughout the season in dual meets, her mid-season meet, and even at practice.

High School

Kate Douglass was ranked as the #2 recruit in SwimSwam’s 2019 Top 20 High School Rankings. On February 27, 2018, Douglass announced her verbal commitment to swim for the University of Virginia.

A 2018-19 U.S. National Junior Team member, Douglass competed at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games in Argentina and the 2017 Junior World Championships in Indianapolis. As an age grouper, she set the U.S. Swimming National 13-14 and 15-16 Age Group Record for the 50 free. Douglass held the New York high school state records in the 50 and 100 freestyle, and qualified for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trails in the 50 free, 100 and 200 breast, and 200 IM.

College (Virginia)

2019-2020

As a freshman, Douglass made headlines left and right. She showed her extreme range early in the dual meet season, where she joined an exclusive group by going 22 in the 50 free and 2:07 in the 200 breast. She impressed further at her mid-season meet, the Tennessee Invite, when she went lifetime bests in the 50 free (21.53), 100 free (47.85), 100 breast (59.53), 200 breast (2:06.19), 100 fly (50.30), and 200 IM (1:52.84).

Best Times

Course Event Time Date Meet
scy 50 Free 21.53 11/21/19 2019 UT Invite
Knoxville, Tennessee
scy 100 Free 47.85 11/23/19 2019 UT Invite
Knoxville, Tennessee
scy 100 Breast 59.53 11/22/19 2019 UT Invite
Knoxville, Tennessee
scy 200 Breast 2:06.19 11/23/19 2019 UT Invite
Knoxville, Tennessee
scy 100 Fly 50.30 11/22/19 2019 UT Invite
Knoxville, Tennessee
scy 200 IM 1:52.84 11/21/19 2019 UT Invite
Knoxville, Tennessee
lcm 50 Free 25.18 01/04/20 Auburn vs. Virginia
Auburn, Alabama
lcm 100 Free 55.75 01/04/20 Auburn vs. Virginia
Auburn, Alabama
lcm 100 Fly 58.48 12/06/19 2019 Toyota U.S. Open
Atlanta, Georgia
lcm 200 IM 2:12.11 12/05/19 2019 Toyota U.S. Open
Atlanta, Georgia
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