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Katie Kinnear
Position: Fly/Back
Height: 5'8"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Issaquah, Wash.
High School: Skyline HS

SUMMER 2015
Kinnear made the finals in all three of her races at the Los Angeles Invitational ... She was fourth in the 200 Fly (2:13.90) and seventh in the 100 Fly (1:01.13), while also going 22nd in the 50 Free with a 26.96 in the bonus final. 

2014-2015
Recorded four career bests on the season:  53.49 (100 Fly), 1:57.15 (200 Fly), 53.74 (100 Back), and 22.94 (50 Free) ... Placed 12th overall in the 100 Fly at Pac-12s with a 53.50 ... Also finished 11th overall in the 200 Fly ... Earned CSCAA Scholar All-America and Pac12 All-Academic honorable mention honors.

SUMMER 2014
Kinnear swam in five races at the Phillips 66 U.S. National Championships in August in Irvine … was a part of the fifth-place 400 Freestyle Relay team (3:47.81) … placed 14th in the 100 Butterfly (career-best 1:00.18), 15th in the 50 Fly (27.28), 21st in the 200 Fly (career-best 2:13.10) and 23rd in the 200 Backstroke (career-best 2:14.74).

2013-2014
Was a part of the 200 Freestyle Relay team which set a school record (1:29.16) at the NCAA Championships (placed 13th overall) and helped her earn CSCAA Honorable Mention All-America plaudits … placed in the Top 20 in three individual events at the Pac-12 Championships … was 11th in the 100 Butterfly (53.12), 13th in the 200 Fly (1:58.78) and 20th in the 100 Backstroke (54.98) … was a part of the fifth-place 200 Medley Relay team (1:39.11) at Pac-12’s … swam the third leg on the school-record breaking 200 Medley squad against USC (1:38.38), also swimming a career-best 1:57.70 in the 200 Fly … posted seven individual victories, including three wins at Washington State (100 and 200 Back and 200 IM) … also won the 200 Fly against Cal and Utah, the 200 Back at San Diego and the 100 Fly versus Arizona State ... named to the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll all three quarters and earned Pac-12 Honorable Mention All-Academic accolades.

SUMMER 2013
Participated in three meets in Irvine over the summer, finishing seventh in the 100 Butterfly (1:00.46), 11th in the 200 Backstroke (2:15.82) and 17th in the 200 Fly (2:13.33) ... placed 14th in the 100 Fly at the U.S. Open the weekend prior.

2012-2013
Was named a CSCAA Honorable Mention All-America thanks to a school-record breaking swim in the 200 Freestyle Relay at the NCAA Championships ... the Bruins finished 16th overall in a time of 1:30.15 ... was also a part of the 400 Free Relay squad (15th, 3:18.58) ... finished 10th in the 100 Butterfly at the Pac-12 Championships in a time of 53.11, the fifth-fastest time in UCLA history ... was a part of the 200 Medley Relay team which placed sixth (1:39.44) and her 50 Backstroke time of 24.88 was the fastest for a Bruin since Katie Arnold in the middle of the 2000’s ... was also 16th in the 200 Fly (1:59.71) and 17th in the 100 Back (54.32) ... named the team’s most outstanding freshman ... earned Athletic Director’s Honor Roll accolades all three quarters and was also a CSCAA First Team Scholar All-American.

SUMMER 2012
Competed at the 2012 Olympic Trials, swimming in the 100 and 200 Backstroke, and 100 and 200 Butterfly ... also competed at the Junior Pan Pacific meet in Waikiki, Hawai’i ... was also a 2012-2013 National Junior Team member.

SKYLINE HIGH SCHOOL
CLUB: ISSAQUAH SWIM TEAM
Earned four varsity letters in swimming at Skyline High School ... 2008 and 2009 Eastlake High School MVP ... four-year All-American ... 2008-2011 100 Butterfly State Champion ... 200 IM State Champion in 2009 ... 2010 50 Freestyle State Champion ... 2011 100 Backstroke State Champion ... 2011 WIAA 4A Swimmer of the Meet ... Set Eastlake High School records in the 50 and 100 Free, 100 Back, 100 Fly, 200 IM and 200 Medley Relay ... Set Skyline High School records in the 50 Free, 100 Back, 100 Fly, 200 Medley Relay and 400 Free Relay ... Was the 2009 Washington State record holder in 100 Fly (53.10) ... Competed at the 2008 Olympic Trials.

PERSONAL
Born Oct. 7, 1994 in Kirkland, Wash. ... daughter of Deborah and Scott Kinnear ... has one sister, Sarah, and two brothers, Sean and Ryan ... psychobiology major.

Katie Kinnear’s Career Bests
100 Butterfly (Short Course) 53.02 - 6th All-Time at UCLA
200 Butterfly (Short Course) 1:57.15
100 Backstroke (Short Course) 54.26
200 Backstroke (Short Course) 1:59.17
50 Freestyle (Short Course) 22.94
100 Butterfly (Long Course) 1:00.18
200 Butterfly (Long Course) 2:13.10
200 Backstroke (Long Course) 2:14.74