Katie Bellew
Katie Bellew
Year: Senior
Hometown: Tallassee, Ala.
High School: Tallassee
Last College: Fly/Breast


Key contributor in the butterfly, freestyle and breaststroke events...placed 11th in the 100 butterfly and 14th in the 100 breaststroke at the Horizon League Championships...recorded team's top times in 200 breaststroke (2:28.58), 100 butterfly (59.17) and 200 butterfly (2:12.61)...turned in team's second fastest time in the 100 breaststroke (1:09.32) and 200 IM (2:18.34)...swam ninth fastest time in school history in 100 breaststroke (1:09.32) at Niagara.


Top swimmer in the butterfly and individual medley events, while also providing depth in the breaststroke events...claimed top times for the team in the 200 fly (2:12.38) against Green Bay (10/28) and the 400 IM (4:49.80) at the Miami (OH) Invitational (12/1).


The squad's top swimmer in the fly events...set the school record in the 100 fly (57.50) at the Horizon League Championships...placed second at the league championships in both the 100 and 200 fly...also swam on the 400 medley relay team that finished fourth in the league...ranked seventh in the league in the 200 breast (2:28.23)...clocked the league's second best time in the 200 fly (2:08.92)...placed in the team's top three in six different events.


A three-time state finalist in the 100 butterfly and 100 breaststroke at Tallassee High School...twice reached the state finals of the 200 IM...holds a school record in the 100 butterfly...claimed conference crown in the 100 breast.


Born June 1, 1987 in Montgomery, Ala...daughter of Jeff and Jane Bellew...has one brother, Matt...health science major.