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

2013-14: A three-year letterwinner ... will compete in the distance events this season.

2012-13: Earned a letter for the third straight season ... (Indoor) Took fourth as part of the DMR in 14:27.21 at the Denison Lid Lifter (1/26) ... placed eighth in the 1,000m (3:28.60) at the Lafayette/Rider Winter Games (2/8) ... claimed 10th (5:56.82) in the mile at the ODAC Championship (2/22) ... (Outdoor) Recorded a career-best time of 5:18.60 in the 1,500m at the Commonwealth Duals (3/30) ... ran a career-best time of 2:36.10 in the 800m at the Lynchburg Open (3/16).

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).

2010-11
: 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 major.

Individual Top Marks  
800m 2:36.10
1,500m
5:18.60