Katie Burnham
 
Katie  Burnham

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Southlake, Texas

High School:
Carroll

Height:
5-9

FRESHMAN YEAR | 2014: Competed in five meets, including the conference and regional championships...posted a career-best 6K time of 23:16.20 to finish 75th at the Mountain West Championships...clocked a 25:30.71 at the NCAA Mountain Regional Championships (127th)...also competed in the 6K distance at the Woody Greeno Invitational (25:02.50, 54th) and Pre-National Invitational (25:08.40, 189th)...opened season with a 4200-meter time of 15:52.50 at the Fresno State Invitational (23rd)...academic all-conference selection...Mountain West Scholar-Athlete.

HIGH SCHOOL: Carroll Senior High School...two-time Team 5A state champion (2012, 2013)...Team Nike National runner-up (2012)...named Female Athlete of the Year (2013-14)...also named Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year (2013-14)...placed among the top-25 at the Texas 5A Cross Country Championships on two occasions (2013: 18th, 2012: 24th)...National Merit finalist...AP Scholar, with Distinction...ranked sixth in graduating class.

PERSONAL: Full name is Katherine Lee Burnham...goes by Katie...daughter of David and Marilyn Burnham...both parents competed on the cross country and track teams at Bowdoin College...has one older sister, Maggie...also has two younger sisters (Grace and Jane) and two younger brothers (Daniel and Peter)...majoring in mathematics...named to the Superintendent’s List for excellence in military, academic and athletic performance...received Jump Wings in the summer of 2015...also visited family in Texas and Maine over the summer...hobbies include reading, cooking and music...member of Cadet Squadron 12.


COACH COLE ON KATIE: “After going through a transitional freshman year, Katie is much more experienced with what she needs to do to continue developing as a distance runner. I look forward to her continued growth and feel she will be contributing to our team over the course of the year.”


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