Kate Hofmeyer
Kate  Hofmeyer


Adelaide, Australia

High School:
Cabra Dominican College (HS)


Backstroke and freestyle



Wolf Pack set for meet with UNLV

Governor's Series Matchup


Nevada opens season with third place finish at Chick-fil-A Invitational

UNLV at Lombardi Pool next Saturday


Defending MW Champions open season at Chick-fil-A Invitational

Five MW teams to compete


Nevada places 66 on MW Scholar-Athlete Award list

League-record 734 student-athletes honored


Nevada places 66 on MW Scholar-Athlete Award list

League-record 734 student-athletes honored

2016-17 (Jr.): 
Competed in all of the Pack’s regular season competitions, as well as the Mountain West Championships … Finished the year with 13 top five placings, including nine top three finishes … Notched off her first individual victory of the year at the UNLV Invitational, swimming the 200-yard backstroke with a time of 1:58.96 … Recorded a season-best time of 1:58.63 in the 200-yard backstroke in the B final of the conference meet … Participated in the B final of the 100-yard (55.12) and 200-yard backstroke (1:58.96) at the MW Championships, placing 11th and 10th overall, respectively … Placed in the top five six out of the seven times she competed in the 200-yard backstroke … Recorded a season-best time of 5:01.95 at the UNLV Invitational … Finished the 100-yard backstroke against UNLV in second place with a time of 58.13 … A Silver and Blue Scholar-Athlete … Letterwinner.

2015-16 (So):
Earned Mountain West Scholar-Athlete honors and was also named to the spring MW All-Academic team … Earned All-Mountain West honors in the 200-yard backstroke … Swam in all seven regular season events and at the MW Championships, competing primarily in backstroke and freestyle events … Advanced to the A finals and placed fifth overall in the 200-yard backstroke with a time of 1:57.32 at the Mountain West Championships … Also advanced to the B finals and placed 16th overall in the 500-yard freestyle with a time of 4:58.38 at the conference meet … Placed 22nd with a time of 55.81 in the 100-yard backstroke at the MW Championships … Tallied one event victory in the regular season, winning the 200 back in 2:00.60 in Nevada’s dual win over Boise State … Helped lead the Wolf Pack to an undefeated 10-0 record, the first Mountain West championship in program history and a top 25 CSCAA national ranking … Letter winner.

2014-15 (Fr.):
Competed in the 200, 500 and 1,000-yard freestyle, the 100 and 200-yard backstroke and the 100-yard butterfly to earn a letter in her true freshman season … Named to the Mountain West All-Academic team and was a MW Scholar-Athlete award winner … Posted 11 top-three finishes and four first-place finishes on the season … Posted career-low times at the Mountain West Championships in the 100-yard backstroke (55.93) and 200-yard backstroke (1:58.54) … Posted her first career event victory in the 200 back in Nevada’s season opening tri-meet … Won the 200 back in duals against UC Davis and Boise State … Won the 100 back in 57.52 in a dual against Fresno State … Helped lead Nevada to an 8-2 dual record and a third place finish at the MW Championships … Letter winner.

A graduate of Cabra Dominican College, a high school in Adelaide, South Australia … Earned a 13th place finish in the 200-meter backstroke of the 2012 Australian Olympic Trails … Four-time national age champion in the 5km – 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 … National age champion in the 10km in 2012.

Born Kate Michelle Hofmeyer … Daughter of Christopher Hofmeyer and Andrea Hofmeyer … Has two older brothers … Intends to major in Electrical Engineering … Chose Nevada for the opportunity to study overseas, in addition to liking the campus and welcoming staff and team … Hobbies include reading, playing basketball and netball, and spending time with friends and family.

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