Katherine Porter
Katherine Porter
Height: 5-5
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Sayre, Pa.
High School: Sayre
Events: Fly

JUNIOR (2016-2017): Nabbed bronze medal in the 100 fly (57.57) at the Centennial Conference Championship ... Earned another bronze in the 200 fly (2:09.99), completing the clean sweep in the even for the Bears ... Won the 200 free relay B final (1:39.15) before taking the B final of the 400 medley relay (3:57.94)

SOPHOMORE (2015-2016): Took home a silver medal in the 200 fly (2:07.76) at the Centennial Conference Championship after topping the field in the prelim race (2:06.15) ... Was part of the Bears' squad that placed second in the 200 free relay B final (1:39.08)  ... Earned the B final of the 200 medley relay (1:48.23) 

FRESHMAN (2014-2015): Set a pair of school records at the Centennial Conference Championship, first by herself by placing second in the 100 fly (57.64) before doing it again as part of the foursome in the 200 medley relay (1:48.34) ... Placed fourth in the 200 fly (2:10.25) 

Before Ursinus: Was a 4-time PIAA State qualifier in the 100 fly at Sayre High School, where she placed sixth in the race in 2014 ... Holds the school record in the 100 fly and 500 freestyle and earned the 1,000 Point Award for scoring more than 1,000 points in meets in her career

Personal: Born July 5, 1996 ... Daughter of Burdett and Cynthia Porter ... Has two siblings, Elizabeth (25) and Alexander (24) ... Mathematics major with a minor in Biostatistics ... Also involved in Best Buddies, MAA and ASA on campus

Why Ursinus? I came to Ursinus because of the welcoming and inclusive community


  • 4-time All-Centennial Conference Honorable Mention
  • All-Centennial Conference Sportsmanship team (2015-2016)