Kate Hofmeyer
Kate  Hofmeyer

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Adelaide, Australia

High School:
Cabra Dominican College (HS)

Height:
5-6

Event:
Backstroke and freestyle

Experience:
1L


07/22/2015

59 Nevada athletes earn MW Scholar-Athlete Award

Record 730 MW student-athletes honored

07/22/2015

59 Nevada athletes earn MW Scholar-Athlete Award

Record 730 MW student-athletes honored

NEVADA
2015-16 (So):
Enters her sophomore season at Nevada after seeing extensive action as a true freshman in the 2014-15 season … Will contribute in multiple backstoke and freestyle events.

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.

PRIOR TO NEVADA
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.

PERSONAL
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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