Women's Swimming



    Kate Hillman  
    Kate Hillman

    Class:
    Graduated

    Hometown:
    Middletown, Ind.

    High School:
    Shenandoah

    Event:
    Diving


    JUNIOR YEAR (2012-13)

    Led the Hoosiers with an 18th place finish on the 1-meter at the NCAA Championships with a score of 285.55 ... took 38th on the 3-meter (240.75) ... just missed the consolation final on the platform, placing 17th with a score of 257.90 ... posted her best finish ever at the Big Ten Championships with a third-place showing on the 1-meter ... her score of 320.55 is a career best ... 11th on the 3-meter, also posting a career-best score (332.50)... wrapped up the meet by finishing eighth on the platform with a score of 288.90 ... third on the 1-meter in a dual meet win over Notre Dame ... fourth on the 1-meter at Louisville ... second on the 3-meter against the Fighting Irish ... also took second on the 3-meter vs. the Cardinals ... fifth on the 3-meter in a dual meet with Texas and Michigan ... fifth on the platform in a dual meet victory at Purdue ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    SOPHOMORE YEAR (2011-12)

    Made the championship final of the 1-meter springboard at the Big Ten Championships, placing eighth (286.80) ... 13th in the 3-meter springboard competition with a score of 299.45 ... 21st on the platform after tallying 216.05 points ... posted a career-best score of 322.43 on the 3-meter in a dual meet win over Louisville, finishing fourth ... season-best score of 305.78 on the 1-meter to finish third vs. Louisville ... fourth on the 1-meter in a dual win over Purdue (297.08) ... 10th in the 1-meter competition at the NCAA Zone Diving Championships ... won the 1-meter event in a dual with Penn State and Virginia with a score of 282.65 ... took second at Michigan (276.10) ... fourth on the 3-meter at Michigan (286.13) ... third at Penn State (262.20) ... season-best platform score of 283.35 in prelims at the NCAA Zone Diving Championships ... finished seventh overall (267.05).

    FRESHMAN YEAR (2010-11)

    Competed at her first Big Ten Championships, finishing 11th on the 1-meter springboard with a season-best score of 312.10 ... posted a score of 247.35 on the 3-meter to finish 31st ... qualified for the championship final of the platform event where she finished fifth with a score of 286.55 ... her prelims score of 300.15 is a career best ... tallied a season-best score of 273.60 on the 3-meter vs. Kentucky, placing fourth ... sixth on the 1-meter vs. Michigan (281.78) ... also took sixth on the 1-meter vs. Northwestern (259.65) ... 10th on the 3-meter vs. Northwestern (227.93) ... fifth in the platform competition at Purdue (256.35).

    PREP/PERSONAL

    Second at the 2010 IHSAA state championships ... finished fourth at the state meet as a junior, seventh as a sophomore and finished ninth at regionals as a freshman ... first at regionals as a junior and second her sophomore season ... won sectionals as a sophomore and junior ... named to Indiana All-State swimming and diving team ... NISCA All-American ... team MVP, highest GPA and mental attitude awards winner ... 2009 Madison County-Herald Bulletin Diver of the Year and Deleware County Athlete of the Year ... has served as student council president ... very active in the Future Farmers of America (FFA), serving as Shenandoah FFA Chapter president ... member of the National Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society ... plans to study psychology/pre-med with the goal of becoming a psychiatrist ... parents are Joseph and Lisa Hillman ... born Feb. 20, 1992.


       

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