Katelyn joined the Clemson Rowing team in the fall of 2016 as a recruited athlete. As a freshman Katelyn rowed in the 3V8 and 3V4 and in her sophomore season, she helped the 1V4 turn in a first-place finish at the Sunshine State Invitational. During her junior season, the sociology major rowed in the 1V4 that earned a gold medal at the Lake Wheeler Invite.
Prior to Clemson, Katelyn rowed with Greenwich Crew Club from 2011-14 and then RowAmerica Rye from 2014-16. In 2014, she was a member of the high performance team and earned the RowAmerica Rye Team Spirit Award. Katelyn went to youth nationals in 2015 and was named RowAmerica Rye’s Most Valuable Rower in 2016.
Academically, at Clemson, Katelyn was named to the 2019 Honor Roll and 2019 President’s list in the spring and summer, respectively.
“Really just give yourself 100 percent everyday because, as we’ve seen through this, you don’t know when your last day on campus or in the boathouse or in a classroom with each other is ever going to be so treat every time like it’s going to be the last time we’re together. I’m really, really excited about where this team is going. I just want to thank all of you for what you have done for me. I know we are leaving the team in good hands for the seniors that are coming up next year. You’ve all made the past four years some of the most amazing years of my life and I can’t wait to see what you guys fo with it next.”