Kansas Jayhawks
Katie Callahan - Women's Swimming - Kansas Jayhawks
Position Free
Class Senior
Hometown Edmond, Okla.
High School Edmond Memorial HS

Top Collegiate Times

Time Event Date Meet
53.38 100 Y Free 10/11/2019 Missouri State/South Dakota
1:51.29 200 Y Free 11/17/2018 Nebraska
4:52.03 500 Y Free 2/28/2019 Big 12 Swimming and Diving Championship
10:13.68 1,000 Y Free 2/5/2021 Iowa State
16:53.69 1650 Y Free 3/2/2019 Big 12 Swimming and Diving Championship
2:04.61 200 Y Fly 3/2/2019 Big 12 Swimming and Diving Championship

2020-21 (Junior)

  • Named to the Academic All-Big 12 First Team.
  • Recognized as a Dr. Gerald Lage Academic Achievement Award recipient.
  • Finished the year with seven top-five performances including three-first place finishes against Iowa State (Feb. 5-6) in the 500-yard freestyle, 1000-yard freestyle and 200-yard butterfly.
  • Set a new personal-best time in the 1000-yard freestyle (10:13.68) against Iowa State.

2019-20 (Sophomore)

  • Placed third in the 500-yard freestyle at the Sunflower Showdown
  • Placed third in the 1,000-yard freestyle in the double-dual meet against Missouri State and South Dakota
  • Finished 23rd at the CSCAA Open Water Championships

2018-19 (Freshman)

  • All-Big 12 Second Team member
  • Set a personal-best in the 500-yard freestyle (4:52.03) and the 200-yard butterfly (2:03.53) at the Big 12 Championship (2/28)
  • Earned a personal-best in the 1,000-yard freestyle (10:21.65) against Iowa State (2/8)

High School

  • King Marlin Swim Club
  • National Club Swimming Association (NCSA) qualifier
  • Holds a personal best in the 1,650-yard freestyle (17:06.79) achieved at the 2017 Speedo Sectionals
  • Won the 2017 Oklahoma Swimming State SCY Championship (2/24-26) 200-yard butterfly final (2:06.39) and the 1,650-ard freestyle timed final (17:17.41)
  • Personal-best time of 54.28 in the 100-yard freestyle event


  • Daughter of Kevin and Laura Callahan
  • One younger sister Genna
Women's Swimming 🏊‍♀️ 22 Jayhawks Represented on Academic All-Big 12 Teams

Kansas swimming & diving was represented by 22 individuals on the Academic All-Big 12 teams, the Big 12 Conference announced on Tuesday, highlighted by a league-best six individuals with a 4.0 GPA.