Katie Driest
Katie Driest
Height: 5-6
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Davidson, N.C.
High School: North Mecklenburg
Event: Distance

2012-13: A two-year letterwinner that will be looked to provide depth in the distance events.

2011-12: Lettered in her second season ... (Indoor) Was part of the DMR (13:34.72), which earned Second Team All-ODAC honors at the conference meet (2/24) ... took eighth in the 1,000m (3:28.49) at the Liberty Open (1/28) ... (Outdoor) Finished 12th in the 1,500m (5:20.28) at ODAC's (4/21) ... ran a season-best time of 2:38.56 in the 800m at the Lynchburg Open (3/17).

: One-year letterwinner ... (Indoor) Placed ninth in the mile at the VMI Relays (6:17.02) ... earned a ninth-place finish among Div. III athletes in the 1,000m (3:43.09) at the Liberty Open & Multi's (Outdoor) Posted a season-best time of 2:41.71 in the 800m at the W&L/VMI Carnival ... placed 14th in the 1,500m at the conference championships with a time of 5:30.97.

High School: Lettered twice in cross country and track & field at North Mecklenburg … served as a team captain of the cross country team as a senior.
Personal: Was named high school valedictorian … is a W&L Johnson Scholar … a biochemistry and mathematics major.

Individual Top Marks  
800m 2:38.56