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Katie Ditter
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Ralston, Neb.
High School: Omaha Gross

Honors & Awards

  • Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2012, 2013; Spring 2014)
  • Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2014)

2014-15 (Outlook)
Katie Ditter returns to the pool in 2014-15 striving for a breakout junior season. After a strong sophomore season, in which Ditter set four career bests, she hopes to find herself placing in the top-five consistently and winning some of her races. With continued improvement Ditter should have a strong junior season.

2013-14 (Sophomore)
Ditter performed well for the Huskers in 2013-14, settting personal bests in four of her five events. Ditter set three career bests at the Big Ten Championships with times of 1:02.93 in the 100-yard breaststroke, 2:16.96 in the 200-yard breastroke, and 2:07.20 in the 200-yard individual medley. Her time in the 100-yard breaststroke was 3.10 faster than her previous best, while her time in the 200-yard individual medley was 5.45 faster. Ditter also earned herself four top-five places , with her best finish of second place coming in the 50-yard breaststroke against Northern Iowa.

2012-13 (Freshman)
Ditter got a taste of collegiate competition in 2012-13, competing in six different events for the Huskers as a freshman. She notched one top-five finish on the season, claiming a victory in the process. Her time of 1:08.57 in the 100-yard breaststroke earned Ditter the win against Northern Iowa. She also set personal-best times in the 100 breast (1:06.02) and 200 IM (2:12.65) at December’s GNST SWIMvite. In the classroom, Ditter earned a spot on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in the fall semester of 2012.

Previous
Ditter earned All-River Cities Conference honors for Coach Docker Hartfield at Ralston High School. A breaststroke specialist, Ditter swam the fastest time in the 100-yard breaststroke at the Nebraska High School State Championships in both her junior and senior years. Ditter was also a middle hitter on the Rams’ volleyball team and an honor roll student.

Personal
The daughter of Randy and Julie Ditter, Katie was born Nov. 28, 1993, in Omaha, Neb. She has a brother, Will. Katie is majoring in business administration and earned spots on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in the fall semesters of 2012 and 2013 and the spring semester of 2014. She was also a member of the inaugural Tom Osborne Citizenship Team in 2014.

Career-Best Times                                           

Event

Time

Meet (Date)

100 Breast

1:02.93

Big Ten Championships (2014)

200 Breast

2:16.96

Big Ten Championships (2014)

200 IM

2:07.20

Big Ten Championships (2014)

First National Bank
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