MN State Champion Katherine Randall (2022) Makes Verbal Commitment to ASU

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High school junior Katherine Randall from Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota has announced her verbal commitment to Arizona State University for 2022-23.

“I am thrilled to be able to announce my verbal commitment to continue my studies and swimming at Arizona State University!! I want to give a huge thank you to my friends, family, and coaches for giving me the support to be able to continue doing what I love for a school that is seriously one of a kind. I can’t wait to be a Sun Devil😈🔱🌞 #forksup”

Randall swims for Riptide Swim Club and specializes in distance freestyle. Most recently, she won the 1000 free (9:57.92) and 1650 free (16:44.56) at the 2020 Minnesota Short Course Senior State Championship hosted by North Suburban Aquatic Club. She also finished 2nd in the 500 free (4:53.21) and 200 fly (2:01.72), 3rd in the 200 free (1:51.07), and 4th in the 400 IM (4:26.01). The meet produced lifetime bests in the 100/200/1000 free, 200 fly, and 400 IM. She won the 800m free (9:03.16) and 1500m free (17:24.84) at the Minnesota Long Course Senior State Championships in the summer of 2019, as well. She came away from the meet with PBs in the 200m free (2:06.84), 400m free (4:24.80), and 800m free.

Randall placed 8th in the mile at 2019 Winter Juniors West, notching a personal best time of 16:35.28. She finished 15th in the 500 free, again with a lifetime best (4:50.80).

Top SCY times:

  • 1650 free – 16:35.28
  • 1000 free – 9:57.92
  • 500 free – 4:50.80
  • 200 free – 1:51.07
  • 100 free – 52.71
  • 400 IM – 4:26.01
  • 200 fly – 2:01.72

Arizona State, whose entire team is taking a redshirt year in 2020-21, has also received verbal commitments from  Mackenzie Nedom and Zoe Summar for the class of 2026. Randall’s best 1650 free time would already score at Pac-12s in the 1650 free (she would have been 15th in 2020) but she’s still a touch shy in the 200/500 free (it took 1:48.79/4:49.24 to score).

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Wise
30 days ago

Congrats!!! Well earned and we are so proud of you.

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