Katie Ure
Katie Ure
Birth Date: 02/03/1988
Year: Senior
Hometown: Orinda, Calif.
High School: Miramonte HS
Position: Butterfly/Backstroke

UC Santa Barbara
Placed second in the 100 butterfly (54.46), third in the 200 backstroke (2:00.63) and seventh in the 200 IM (2:05.50) at the Big West Championships. 2008: Placed third in the 200 backstroke (2:02.56) and fourth in the 100 butterfly (55.51) at the Big West Championships...Also earned CollegeSwimming.com Mid-Major All-American Honorable Mention accolades. 2007: Was fourth in the 100 fly (55.80), fifth in the 200 fly (2:07.62), fifth in the 200 backstroke (2:04.16), and twentieth in the 100 backstroke (57.84) at the Big West Championships. Nationally: Competed at the 2008 U.S. Olympic Trials in the 100-meter butterfly and placed 87th with a time of 1:02.14. High School
Swam for Miramonte High School, coached by Don Heidary...Holds school record in the 100 fly...A two-time all-league and All-American honoree...Competed for Orinda Aquatics, coached by Ron and Don Heidary...Honors include Most Improved award...Played water polo for Miramonte. Personal
Katherine Ure was born on Feb. 3, 1988 to parents Herb and Elma...Has a younger sister, Molly...Interests include: puzzles, brain teasers, magic, reading and eating at Chipotle...Enjoys reading the "Harry Potter" series...Most memorable athletic moment was competing at the Olympic Trials in Omaha, Nebraska...Majoring in sociology.