Katie Bathgate
Katie Bathgate
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Bloomington, Calif.
High School: Bloomington HS
Position: Distance

Competed in 12 events, three indoor events, for the Titans during the 2013 season...posted a Titan best this season in the 3000-meter when she finished with a time of 10:11.23, while also finishing fourth, at the Run for the Dream Event in Fresno, Calif., on February 17...at the Pomona Preview, in the 1500-meter event Bathgate placed third with a time of 4:51.15...had the best Titan time in the 5000-meter this season when she placed 12th with a time of 17:24.38 at the Ben Brown Invitational on March 8-9 in Fullerton, Calif...finished fourth at the Big West Championships in the 3000-meter steeplechase after posting a time of 11:02.14...she also finished first in the 3000-meter steeplechase at the Steve Scott Invite in Cerritos, Calif., after finishing with a time of 11:17.26.

Competed in all but one cross country meet for the Titans...posted a season-best time of 17:49.3 to finish 29th overall (21 points)...helped the Titans finish third at the Mark Covert Classic on Sept. 1 with a time of 19:11.6 finishing 16th overall...finished 21st overall at the Big West Conference Championships on Oct. 27 with a time of 21:13.3 over the 6k course. 

Ran in the final five cross country meets of the season... posted her best 5K time of 19:52.4 as an individual at the Titan Invitational on Oct. 21, finishing 75th overall... posted her best 6K time of 23:51.5 to finish 67th at the Big West Conference Championships on Oct. 29.

A graduate of Bloomington High School in Bloomington, Calif...ran three seasons of cross country (2006-07, 2009), played three seasons of soccer (2006-09), and competed on the track team for one year (2010).

Born in Bloomington, Calif... parents are Jim and Kim... has two older brothers, James and Matthew... majoring in kinesiology... lists being active, hiking, and playing sports as her hobbies... would like to have a career performing biomechanical analysis on athletes for the use of injury prevention and athletic improvement...favorites include:  Ashland, Ore., Yosemite National Park (places to run), Chicago Bears (athletic team), Chipotle, Flame Broiler (food), Mean Girls, Taken, Step Brothers (movies), Will Ferrell, Channing Tatum (actors), Luke Bryan, Taylor Swift, Drake, John Mayer, Jason Mraz (musical artists).