Katherine Pickard
Katherine Pickard
Year: Senior
Hometown: Phoenix, Ariz.
High School: Scottsdale Arcadia
Position: Fly/IM/Free
Major: Psychology
House Affiliation: Eliot

Senior · 2010-11
Swam with the 10th-place 800 free relay team at the Georgia Invitational ... Turned in a 14th-place result in the 200 backstroke, a 17th-place result in the 200 IM and a fourth-place finish in the 400 IM at the 2011 Ivy Championships.

Junior · 2009-10
Helped 200 free relay team capture second with an NCAA provisional qualifying time of 1:32.73 at Ivy Championships … Also placed fourth in the 200 individual medley at Ivy Championships … Took second in the 400 individual medley at the Ivy Championships with NCAA provisional mark of 4:18.67 … Part of runner-up 800 free relay team at Ivy Championships with NCAA provisional time of 7:17.25 … Earned three second-team All-Ivy nods … Captured the 200 individual medley title at Harvard Invitational.

Sophomore · 2008-09
CSCAA Scholar All-American Honorable Mention … Recipient of the Coach’s Award … Finished second in the 400 individual medley, sixth in the 100 freestyle and 200 IM at Ivy League Championships ... Part of the winning 200 free and second-place 400 free relay squads at Ivy League Championships ... Anchored the third-place 400 medley relay team at Ivy League Championships … Finished third in the 200 backstroke at the ECAC Championships … Helped the 800 free relay team take first, set a school record and provisionally qualify for the NCAA Championships (7:13.71) and also qualified as a part of the 400 free relay team at Ivy League Championships … Won the 50 free against Penn.

Freshman · 2007-08
At the Ivy League Championships; finished second with an NCAA “B” cut in the 400-yard individual medley and placed fourth in the 200-yard butterfly ... Was also a member of the second-place, school record-setting 800 freestyle relay (7:21.21), hitting an NCAA “B” cut ... Finished third in the 400 IM and sixth in the 100 fly at the HYP meet ... Won the 500 free, placed second in the 50-yard freestyle and finished third in the 100-yard backstroke against Brown ... Won the 100 fly and placed second in the 200 against Penn ... Hit an NCAA “B” qualifying mark, placing 10th in the 200 fly at the Georgia Invitational ... Won the 500 free in her collegiate debut against Cornell and Dartmouth.

Before Harvard
Named Arizona 4A High School Female Swimmer of the Year senior season ... Four-time individual state champion ... Member of team championship senior season ... Rotary Youth Salute nominee

Interests include reading, listening to music, eating, sleeping, running, yoga and hanging out with friends and family.