Women's Rowing

Katie King

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Powell, Ohio

High School:
Dublin Jerome

Height:
5-8

Katie King

09/08/2014

Buckeyes Celebrate 2014 Season at Awards Banquet

Friends, family and staff look back on a second-consecutive national championship

04/21/2013

No. 4 Ohio State Posts Two Wins at Clemson Invitational Sunday

Buckeyes claim wins in first and second varsity eights

04/20/2013

No. 4 Ohio State Claims 10 Wins at Clemson Invitational Saturday

Buckeyes post 14 Top 3 finishes throughout two sessions

04/18/2013

No. 4 Ohio State Travels to South Carolina for Clemson Invitational

Buckeyes will face five ranked teams at regatta

04/13/2013

No. 4 Ohio State Claims Five Wins at Big Ten Duals

Buckeyes sweep varsity races against No. 13 Michigan, Michigan State and Indiana

Athletic Accolades
Two-time NCAA champion (2V8, 2V4)
Three-time Big Ten champion (1V8, 2V8, 2V4)
Two-time Big Ten Sportsmanship Award winner

Academic Achievements
2014 Academic All-Big Ten selection
Two-time Ohio State Scholar-Athlete

2013 (Junior Season):
Rowed as a member of the First Varsity Eight in every race of the season ... earned Big Ten Boat of the Week honors (April 9) ... opened the season with a second-place finish (6:43.8) at Princeton on March 30 ... claimed two wins at the OSU Invitational April 6 at Griggs Reservoir; the first over Tennessee (6:52.7-7:23.7) and the second over No. 13 Notre Dame (7:09.28-7:21.26) ... captured a first-place finish (7:33.9) at the Big Ten Duals April 13 in Ann Arbor, Mich., over No. 13 Michigan, Michigan State and Indiana ... opened the Clemson Invitational at Lake Hartwell in Clemson, S.C. with a second-place finish to No. 3 Virginia (6:24.1-6:27.0) ... followed that performance with a pair of wins; the first in the second session (6:14.8) over Clemson, Miami (Fla.), Penn, Texas and Central Florida and the second (6:40.1) over UCLA, Minnesota, Oregon State, Texas and Central Florida ... defeated No. 8 Harvard-Radcliffe (6:53.29 -6:56.98) May 4 at Griggs Reservoir ... placed first at the 2013 Big Ten Championships at Eagle Creek Park in Indianapolis, Ind., with a time of 6:29.46, helping to capture the Buckeyes' fourth Big Ten championship ... placed third at the 2013 NCAA Championships (6:23.19) at Eagle Creek Park in Indianapolis, Ind., clinching the program's first national team title.

2012 (Sophomore Season): Opened the season with the Second Varsity Four, defeating Notre Dame (7:30.4-7:49.13) at Griggs Reservoir on March 24 ... earned two wins against No. 7 Yale (7:14.81-7:28.66) and No. 11 Michigan State (7:13.39-7:41.80) at Griggs Reservoir on March 31 ... as a member of the First Varsity Four, earned wins against Wisconsin and Minnesota in Bloomington, Ind., on April 7 with times of 6:57.4 and 6:59.6, respectively ... defeated Oklahoma (7:37.20-8:13.07) in the morning session and Tennessee and Oregon State in the afternoon session with a time of 7:44.42 in Ann Arbor, Mich. on April 14 ... tallied two wins over No. 14 Harvard and No. 19 Clemson with a time of 7:38.47 on April 28 at Griggs Reservoir ... won a Big Ten championship in Indianapolis on May 13 with a time of 7:01.815 ... won the program's first ever NCAA Championship at Lake Mercer, N.J. on May 27, crossing the line in 7:13.09.

2011 (Freshman Season): Competed with novice team during season ... rowed to a win with First Novice Eight at ACC/Big Ten Challenge hosted by Buckeyes; group outlasted Clemson with time of 7:49.14 ... finished runner-up at Big Ten championships in Indianapolis, Ind., with 1N8; recorded 6:37.0 time, placing Buckeyes ahead of Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan State, Iowa and Indiana ... Ohio State Scholar-Athlete.

Prior to Ohio State: Rowed with Dublin Crew (2006-10) ... honored for rowing excellence as a novice (2007) ... earned most improved honors as a varsity team member.

Personal: Daughter of Dan and DeeAnn ... has two siblings, Charlie and Holly ... wants to attend graduate school for physical therapy and travel after earning undergraduate degree in health science ... interested in coaching high school rowing program ... enjoys reading, biking, cooking, listening to music and watching new movies ... lists greatest sports thrills as winning the Big Ten Championship as a team in 2011 and winning a NCAA Championship with the First Varsity Four in 2012... member of Ohio State University Scholars ... participates with OSU Athletes in Action.

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