Outdoor Track and Field 2013: Redshirted the outdoor season to retain a final year of eligibility...Named to the President’s List during the spring semester.
Indoor Track and Field 2013: Broke school records in the mile and 5,000m... Mie record came at the Virginia Tech Final Qualifier with a time of 4:59.62...5,000m record was set with a winning time of 16:51.35 at the Samford Invite...That time stood as the fastest time in the event in the conference for the season...Contributed 15 points to the team score at the Sun Belt Championship...Placed fourth in both the mile and 3,000m and finished sixth in the 5,000m at the conference meet...Named the Sun Belt Track Athlete of the Week twice during the season...Established new personal-best times in the 800m, mile, 3,000m and 5,000m...Also a member of the distance medley relay team.
Cross Country 2012: Registered one of the best individual cross country seasons in program history...Named the Sun Belt Runner of the Year and All-Sun Belt first team...Led the team to a conference title by finishing first at the conference meet...Earned All-Region honors by placing 12th at the NCAA South Region meet...Became the fourth women’s runner to compete in the NCAA National Championship...Finished 166th at the national meet...Notched five individual victories during the season at the Clemson Invite, GSU Invite, West Georgia Invite, Jaguar Invite and Sun Belt Championship...Registered new personal bests in the 4K (14:46.36), 5K (17:15.47) and 6K (21:07.8)...Earned five Sun Belt Runner of the Week awards during the season...Top finisher for the Panthers at all eight meets during the season.
Outdoor Track and Field 2012: Won the 3,000m steeplechase at the CAA Championships in a personal best time of 10:49.58...Also finished second in the 1,500m to score a total of 18 points as the women’s team finished third at the meet...Won the 3,000m steeplechase in a meet-record time of 11:00.10 and placed sixth in the 1,500m (4:45.48) at the Southern Invitational...Won the 3,000m steeplechase in dominating fashion after lapping the rest of the field...Fifth place finisher in the 1,500m in 4:39.52 at the UGA Relays...Won the 3,000m steeplechase in 10:51.3 at the Yellow Jacket Invite, also placed seventh in the 1,500m with another PR of 4:32.08...Won the steeplechase at the War Eagle Invite, setting another personal best time of 10:50.25.
Indoor Track and Field 2012: Ran a 5:12.6 in the mile at the Birmingham Invitational...Finished 15th in the mile with a time of 5:10.30 at the Vulcan Invite...Won the 3,000m (10:47.89) and placed third in the mile (5:17.63) at the Sewanee Invite.
Cross Country 2011: Earned All-CAA honors...Finished the UGA Invite seventh overall and second on the team with a time of 18:14.25...Contributed a 10th place finish to a team victory at the Auburn Invitational, running the 4K course in 15:18.2...Placed sixth at the GSU Invite with a 6K time of 22:49...Ran a 23:30 at the 6K Paul Short Run, finishing 230th overall and fifth on the team...Recorded her best finish of the year at the Jaguar Invite, finishing second overall and second on the team in a time of 23:41...Placed second overall after running 19:18.82 at the Coach "O" Invite...Placed 11th at the CAA Championship with a time of 22:54...Finished 119th overall at the NCAA South Regional meet with a time of 23:20.
Outdoor Track and Field 2011: Competed in the 1,500-meter run and the 3,000-meter steeplechase during the spring season, with best results coming in the steeplechase...Earned All-CAA accolades for the second year in a row in the steeplechase after finishing second at the CAA Championships in a time of 10:56.86...Had three other top-five finishes on the year...Placed fifth at the Mississippi Open with a time of 11:24.91, third at the Georgia Intercollegiate with a time of 11:40.86 and third at the Gem of the Hills Invitational with a time of 11:49.25...Also placed seventh at the Yellow Jacket Invitational in the 1,500m with a time of 4:48.99...Earned A.D.’s Honor Roll accolades during the spring semester.
Indoor Track and Field 2011: Was active in five meets for the Panthers, recording three personal-best records...Led the pack in the 5,000m at the Mountaineer Open, placing first with a time of 18:57.45, a personal record...Had success with the 3,000m event each time performed...Finished fourth at the Clemson Invitational with a 10:48.38 mark, a personal best...Later on beat that PR at the New Balance Collegiate Invite with a time of 10:40.96...Earned tenth place in the same event at the Penn State National Invite...Ran the mile at the Tiger Paw Invitational.
Cross Country 2010: Turned in a strong sophomore campaign, consistently finishing in the top two on the team...Won the season-opening Struts JSU Opener 4K with a time of 14:01, defeating 52 other runners...Placed third out of 63 runners at the GSU Invitational 5K with a time of 20:32.69...Career best came at the Charlotte Cross Country Invitational 5K where she clocked a 17:53.5, finishing 13th out of 235 runners...Other 5K times were 18:54.59 at the Clemson Cross Country Invitational and 18:59.8 at the Blue Ridge Open...Finished 32nd out of 95 runners at the CAA Championship with a time of 22:46 on the 6K course...Completed the NCAA South Regional Championship in 22:50.35...Named to the Dean’s List during the fall semester.
Outdoor Track and Field 2010: During the outdoor season earned All-CAA honors for placing second in the CAA Championships in the 3,000-meter steeplechase with a time of 11:06.72...Ran a season best in the steeplechase at the Georgia Tech Invitational with a time of 10.52.48...Also competed in the 1,500-meter run during the season and ran a personal-best time of 4:44.78 at the Georgia Invitational...Made the AD Honor Roll in the spring.
Indoor Track and Field 2010: Ran the mile at the Tiger Paw Classic with a time of 5:36.46.
Cross Country 2009: Ran in all six races during a productive freshman season that saw three top-32 finishes...Started her freshman campaign with an eighth-place finish out of 110 runners at the season-opening Sewanee Invitational in a time of 19:40.87, the top freshman finisher in the field...Finished in 32nd place out of 119 runners at the JMU Invitational in a time of 20:43.30...Placed 21st out of 148 runners at the Commodore Classic in a time of 19:43.47...Had a season-best time of 19:27.71 at the Greater Louisville Classic...Two 6K times included 25:24.81 at the CAA Championships and 24:38.76 at the NCAA South Regionals...Earned a spot on the Dean’s List during the fall semester.
Prep: Attended Saint Nicholas Orthodox Academy…Ran cross country and track and field for Lee Fidler…Won a national championship at the USATF Nationals in the 3,000-meter run in the summer of 2008…Finished fifth in the 1,500-meter run at the USATF Nationals…Best cross country meet 5K time was 19:11…Recorded a time of 18:48 in a 5K roadrace…Ran a time of 10:34 in a 3,000-meter run indoor race and a 4:49 1,500-meter run in an outdoor race.
Personal: Katherine Noel Showalter was born December 8, 1990 to Harold and Pamela Showalter…Has an older brother, Christopher, an older sister, Rebecca, and a younger sister, Mary…Enjoys reading, biking, backpacking, camping and climbing…Favorite athlete is distance runner Kara Goucher…Chose Georgia State for the running program...Majoring in Spanish.