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Katherine Baker

Katherine Baker - Women's Swimming & Diving - Florida State Seminoles

Player profile

position
Breast
year
Junior
hometown
Jacksonville, Fla.
high school
Bolles School

Top Times

100 breast: 1:03.07

200 breast: 2:13.88

200 IM: 2:04.83

2020-21

Finished 27th in the 200 breast (2:15.97), 34th in the 100 breast (1:03.60), and 52nd in the 200 IM (2:06.02) at the ACC Championships…took sixth in the 200 breast (2:21.70) after finishing fourth in the 100 breast (1:05.24) vs. Tampa and UNF …also competed in the 200 IM (2:11.55)…was second in the 100 breast (1:03.63) and won the 200 breast (2:18.43) against Gardner-Webb…placed fifth in the 200 breast (2:16.75) at the Georgia Invite…also recorded a personal-best time in the 200 IM (2:04.83) and competed in the 100 breast (1:03.86)…finished in second with a personal-best time in the 100 breast (1:03.07) and fourth in the 200 breast (2:20.41) against TCU.

2019-20

Took 23rd in the 200 breast at 2:17.03 after clocking a 2:15.21 in prelims at the ACC Championships…also competed in the 100 breast and 200 IM….was the runner-up in the 100 breast (1:04.90) against FAU and Miami…finished third in the 100 breast (1:03.89) at LSU…placed third in the 100 breast (1:04.79) against No. 17 Alabama…saw a massive time drop in the 200 breast where she finished 11th with an NCAA B standard of 2:13.88 at the GT Invite…finished 27th in the 400 IM (4:30.03) and 23rd in the 100 breast (1:03.94) after swimming her personal best in prelims at 1:03.72…took third in the 100 breast (1:05.83) at the quad meet…finished fifth in the 100 breast (1:06.21) at No. 1 Florida…finished fifth in the 100 breast (1:05.70) and competed in the 200 breast (2:23.33) at Georgia Tech…competed in the 200 IM (2:10.09), 100 breast (1:05.80) and 200 breast (2:24.97) against Duke…swam the 100 breast (1:06.13) to start the season at Notre Dame.

2018-19

Placed ninth in the 200 breast (2:18.25), seventh in the 200 IM (2:04.43) and ninth in the 100 breast (1:04.27) at the Auburn Invite…  swam in the 200 IM (2:11.79) and 100 breast (1:08.41) against UIW…competed in the 200 IM (2:11.46) 100 breast (1:06.33) and 200 breast (2:24.97) vs. Arizona State…raced in the 200 IM (2:09.42) 100 breast (1:06.84) and 200 breast (2:26.05) vs. No. 10 UF…finished fifth in the 200 breast (2:26.07) and competed in the 100 fly (58.39) at the quad meet…competed in the 200 breast (2:26.08) in the opener vs. Pitt and Georgia Tech…named to the All-ACC Academic Honor Roll…was the Golden Torch Award winner.

High School

A three-time FHSAA 1A state finalist, Baker won bronze at the 2017 meet with a time of 1:05.01 after taking silver in 2016 at 1:04.92. Baker swam personal bests at the Florida Swimmer Senior Championships in the 100 and 200 breast where she placed second in both races. She was also the champion in the 50 breast with a time of 29.61. Baker competed at the Speedo Winter Junior Nationals – East.

Personal: Born May 12, 2000…daughter of Archie and Stephanie Baker…swam for the Bolles School Sharks…also played basketball and soccer…was a USA Swimming Scholastic All-American…was a member of the National Latin Honor Society and a regular volunteer of the North Florida School of Special Education…was a captain for Relay for Life