Katie Driest
Katie Driest
Height: 5-7
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Davidson, N.C.
High School: North Mecklenburg

2012: The one-year letterwinner looks to continue her improvment and placing in her third season.

2011: Ran in every race for the Generals in 2011 ... finished 23rd at the Hornet Cross Country Challenge to open the season (9/1) ... ran with a season-best time of 24:51.00 at the Don Cathcart Invitational (10/1).

2010: Competed in three meets during her rookie season ... ran a season-best time of 28:26 at the Dickinson Invitational (9/18) … placed 30th overall at the season-opening W&L Invitational (9/11).

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 recipient of the prestigious Johnson Scholarship … a biochemistry and math major.