UVM spotlight athlete of the week

Katie Adams — swimming and diving

Events: Free

Class: First-year

Hometown: Houston, Texas

High School: Cypress Creek High School

Accomplishments at UVM

Adams won a pair of events that helped lead the Catamounts swimming and diving team to a 165 – 123 victory over Niagara Saturday, Nov. 5. This was a major milestone in UVM history, as the team’s record improved to 5-0 for the first time ever.

Adams took first place in both the 50 and 500 freestyle events. She was also a member of the first-year relay team racing in the 200 medley, taking first with a time of 1:51.25, and then went on to break the 200 freestyle relay record with a time of 1:41.38.

Previous Accomplishments:

As a high school senior in her hometown of Houston, Adams was named the regional champion in the 200 freestyle event. She also holds the school record in this event with a time of 1:52.24.