Updated: July 23, 2014
2013-14: Took second in the 200 backstroke and third in the 100 backstroke, as well as eighth in the 100 butterfly, to wrap up the season at the Virginia Tech Invitational … Scored a pair of points at the H2Okie Fall Invite with a 15th-place finish in the 100 backstroke … Started the season with an 11th-place finish in the 50 fly at the Virginia Tech Swimming Challenge.
2012-13: Won the 100 butterfly and placed second in the 200 butterfly, setting career bests at the Virginia Tech Invitational ... Competed in the win against William & Mary and Miami ... Placed seventh in the 200 butterfly against No. 10 Tennessee ... Took seventh in the 200 backstrokes, the 200 butterfly and 100 butterfly, while placing fifth in the 100 backstroke at the H2Okie Fall Invitational ... Notched two third-place finishes in the backstroke events at Georgia Tech ... Placed fifth in the 100 and 200 backstrokes at Duke ... Took seventh in the 100 backstroke and sixth in the 200 backstroke and 100 butterfly at North Carolina ... Saw her first collegiate event in the season opener against Gardner-Webb, VMI and Liberty ... Placed third in the 200 backstroke with a time of 2:07.37 and fourth in the 50 backstroke with a time of 27.75.
High School: A four-year letterwinner at Audubun High School ... Placed fourth in the 100 backstroke and eighth in the 100 butterfly at the NJ High School State Championships her senior year ... NJSIAA First Team honoree in the 100 backstroke ... STISAA 100 butterfly record-holder ... A member of the South Jersey Aquatic Club for 10 years ... Four-time Y National Qualifier ... A Junior National Qaulifier ... A Senior National Qualifier.
Personal: Katie Marie Gillespie was born Feb. 27, 1994 in Philadelphia, Pa. ... Daughter of Ann and Joe Gillespie ... Majoring in human nutrition, foods and exercise.
|Gillespie's Collegiate Best|
|50 Free: 25.14||50 Back: 26.52|
|100 Back: 56.32||200 Back: 2:02.12|
|50 Fly: 26.37||100 Fly: 55.70|
|200 Fly: 2:03.92|