Katherine Madden
Katherine Madden
Height: 5-4
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Bloomsburg, Pa.
High School: Central Columbia
Events: Back/IM

SOPHOMORE (2016-17): Earned a bronze medal in the 200 IM with a career-best time of 2:10.66 at the Centennial Conference Championships ... Participated in a ninth-place performance in the team's 400 medley relay event ... Finished fourth in the 400 IM (4:41.47) and seventh in the 200 back (2:09.91)

FRESHMAN (2015-16): Placed atop the podium in the 100 back B final (1:00.47) at the Centennial Conference Championships, while placing seventh in the 200 back (2:07.48)

Before Ursinus: Recipient of 4 PHAC 1st Team All-Star Awards at Central Columbia High School while also earning three All-State Awards ... Was named an All-American, winning seven district championships, one state championship and was an Academic All-American

Personal: Born May 18, 1997 ... Daughter of John and Fawn Madden ... Has two siblings, Jenna (17) and Brady (13) ... Biology and neuroscience major ... Also takes part in Students Today, treasurer of Wismer on Wheels, and member of the Brownback-Anders Pre-Health Society while also working as a researcher in the Bailey Lab 

Why Ursinus? I chose to come to Ursinus because of the outstanding academic reputation and strong science curriculums as well as the amazing coaches and members of the swim team. The people here are just incredibly friendly; coming here was definitely one of the greatest decisions of my life. Go Bears!!