Katie Wise

Fr/Fr | 5-3 | Mid-Distance | Richmond, Texas | Foster HS

High School

2020 graduate of Foster High School in Richmond, Texas … Coached by Julie Yeager and Ryan Tatum in track and field along with Chrystie Vickery in cheerleading … Competed with Richmond Gold track club, coached by Anthony Wise … Senior cross country season placed seventh in district and raced in Region III-5A meet … Placed fourth in 800m at Arkansas HS Invitational with career indoor best of 2:18.85 … Set indoor mile best of 5:38.18 at Texas A&M Classic and indoor best of 5:35.59 in 1,600 at McNeese Indoor … Finished third in district cross country as a junior, and raced in Region III-5A meet … During outdoor season placed fifth in district 800m … Set outdoor best of 2:23.46 to win 800m in USATF Gulf Association Junior Olympics, also member of fourth place 4×400 relay … During sophomore season in cross country, placed 44th in Region IV-5A meet … Runner-up in 800m at district, third in area and competed in Region IV-5A meet … Member of club team 4×400 relay which placed fourth in USATF Gulf Association Junior Olympics and finished fifth in USATF Region 12 Junior Olympics … Relay team then placed seventh in the USATF Hershey National Junior Olympics … Freshman season in 2017 finished second in 1,600 and third in 800 at district meet, competed in 1,600 at Region IV-5A meet … Lettered four years in track and field, three in cross country and two years in cheerleading … UIL State finalist in varsity cheer in her freshman year.

Best marks, HS: 2:18.85i (800m), 5:10.96 (1500), 5:35.59i (1600), 5:33.18i (mile)

Personal

Kaitlyn Nicole Wise was born January 11, 2002 in Houston, Texas … Hometown is Richmond, Texas … Daughter of Christopher Wise … Has two siblings, Chris and Shyann … Brother Chris competed in track and field at UTSA … Majoring in Biology and career plans include becoming a pediatric dentist … Life ambition is to run a marathon … Favorite athlete is Donavan Brazier, the 2019 World Champion in 800m who holds the American record … Person she most admires are her grandparents, Anthony and Connie Wise … Hobbies include baking, she claimed first place at a fair for her sweet potato pie … Chose Arkansas since the campus is beautiful, noting she wanted to go out of state, but not too far.