Katie Russ
Katie Russ
Year: Senior
Hometown: Golden, Colo.
High School: Mullen
Position: Diving
Major: Government
House Affiliation: Dunster

Senior - 2018-19
Qualified for the NCAA Zone A Diving Championships on the three-meter board ... Posted the team's fourth-best score on the one-meter board, and her best of the season, in the dual-meet win over Columbia (269.85) ... Earned a season-high 282.05 points in the three-meter competition at the NCAA Zone A Diving Championships.

Junior - 2017-18
Placed fifth on the one-meter board (273.40) and sixth on the three-meter board (278.95) at the Ivy League Championship Meet ... Eighth on the one-meter board (258.70) at HYP ... Finished second in the B-final of the one-meter dive (238.00) at the Georgia Invitational ... Ninth on the three-meter dive (285.05) at the Georgia Invitational ... Third on both the one-meter (243.08) and three-meter (247.88) against Cornell ... Second on the the three-meter board (286.81) against Columbia. 

Sophomore - 2016-17
Finished sixth on the one-meter boar and seventh on the three-meter at the Ivy League Championship meet … Placed eighth on the one-meter dive and 10th on the three-meter board at H-Y-P … Claimed third on the one- and three-meter boards against Penn and Brown … Top finisher on the one-meter and third in the three-meter at Denver … Seventh on the one-meter board against Columbia.

Freshman - 2015-16
Placed second in the 3-meter (291.01) and 1-meter dives (277.35) against Columbia … Took fifth in the 1-meter (228.20) and sixth in the 3-meter (250.50) at the UGA Invitational … Placed third in the 3-meter (276.20) against Brown and Penn … Placed fifth in the 1-meter (268.00) and 3-meter (268.35) at the Ivy League Championship Meet. 

Before Harvard
Top Scores:
1-meter: 426.00 (10 dives)
3-meter: 458.4 (10 dives)
Platform: 316.65 (9 dives)

Katie Russ is a four-time Junior National qualifier, two-time Senior National qualifier and finalist, and a three-time NISCA High School All American. In 2015, Russ was a Colorado 4A State Diving Champion and became the state record holder. Aside from diving, Russ enjoys skiing, camping and traveling. She also is a member of the National Honors Society, National Social Studies Honors Society, and French Honors Society. Russ was acknowledged for her performances in and out of the diving well, twice named CHSAA Academic All-State.

"I chose Harvard because it represents amazing opportunities both in the classroom and in the pool," Russ said. "It's also the place I felt most at home. Everyone I've met- students, teammates, coaches- are so welcoming and really serve to make this place a community that I'm so excited to be a part of these next four years."