Katie Latham verbally commits to FGCU

From her promising start at Dover Life Guard Club as a brilliant age grouper Katie has risen through the ranks in the UK. Her last 3 years at Thanet Swim Club coached by David Whorlow certainly brought her to the fore with new heights in the pool. This bright hopefuls career includes todate multiple National medals and 4 times qualification to British Champs, including Olympic and Commonwealth trials. To represent GBR at the European Junior Champs in Poland 2014 is certainly her highlight. Coming home with a Silver and a Bronze is an excellent foundation in what Katie hopes will be just the start of her GBR aspirations. Katie’s current coach Dan Cross is delighted that her talents have been spotted and shares new coach at FGCU Neal Studds enthusiasm for this young swimmer’s bright future.

The UK is beginning to realise the potential the NCAA has to offer. Katie had 10 offers and chose FGCU for 3 reasons :

1. A great academic fit  

2. A great coach    

3. A great roster

Katie is a proud Brit and is full of gratitude for the many coaches and supporters that have got her to where she is now. One last quote from Katie “I love my sport and I love to race” @Katie_Latham_xx

Katies best times:

LCM                           SCY

50 Frs              25.88                           22.80

100 Frs            56.57                           50.01

200 Frs            2:04.26                        1:49.85

50 Back           29.42                           25.60

100 Back         1:02.85                        54.87

200 Back         2:19.53                        2:02.37

Article courtesy Terry Turner @SRUSA_Swim

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