Kansas Jayhawks

Katie Donnellan

Height 5'7''
Class Senior
Hometown Kansas City, Missouri
High School St. Teresa's Academy

Academic All-Big 12 [2019]
Big 12 Boat of the Week [2019]
Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team [2018]

2018-19 (SOPHOMORE)
Raced the Second Varsity Four to a fourth-place finish in the grand final at the Cooper Sprints (3/24) with a final time of 8:17.83 … Helped the First Varsity Four to a first-place petite final finish with a time of 7:37.20 at the Sunshine State Invite (4/6) … Help lead the First Varsity Four to a gold medal in the grand finals of the George Mason Invite (4/14) with a time of 7:35.00 … Raced the Second Varsity Four to a fourth-place finish with a time of 7:53.81 at the 2019 Big 12 Championships in Oakridge Tennessee.

2017-18 (FRESHMAN)
Rowed in the First Varsity Four, Second Varsity Four and the Third Varsity Eight … Helped the 3V8 qualify for the Grand Final of the Big 12 Championship … Brought home a win over Tennessee with the 2V4 during the Big 12 Double Dual, finishing the race in 7:43.9 … Powered the First Varsity Four to a victory in its qualifying heat at the George Mason Invite, clocking a 7:39.7 time … Competed in the First Novice Eight and the First Novice Four at the Jayhawk Jamboree.

Lettered in cross country at St. Teresa’s Academy … Team captain of the cross country team and qualified for all-district, all-sectional and state in 2016 … Graduated as a salutatorian with the second-highest GPA in her class … Recipient of the Smith Book Award … Was an AP Scholar with honors.

Daughter of Judy and Phil Donnellan … Has two younger brothers, Michael and Matthew … Mother, Judy, was a rower at Kansas … Father, Phil, was a rower for Brown University … Accepted into the KU Honors Program and KU Business Leadership Program … Plans to major in accounting and finance.