Kate Grace
Kate Grace
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Santa Monica, Calif.
High School: Marlborough School

Collegiate Bests
400m 57.82
800m 2:06.12
1000m 2:54.55
Mile 4:58.35

2008-2009: Indoor set school record in 800-meter run at NCAA Championships…Indoor All-American for finish at NCAA Championships in 800-meter run…Ivy League champion in 800-meter run…Outdoors Ivy League champion in 800-meter run…Ran fastest prelimary time at NCAA Northeast Regional Championships…Made it to semifinals at NCAA National Championships.

2007-2008: Overcame illness during the cross-country season to place sixth at indoor Heps in the 400m with a collegiate best of 57.82...Competed on the DMR and 4x400 relay teams at indoor ECACs...Outdoors, placed second in the 800m at Heps...Ran a personal best of 2:06.12 in the 800m at the NCAA East Regional to place sixth and qualify for the NCAA National Championships.

High School: Captain of the cross-country, track and soccer teams at Marlborough...Led the cross-country team to a win at the Cross-Country Division IV State Championship in 2006, where she was also the state champion...In track, had top-four finishes at the state meet in both 2006 and 2007, and ran personal bests of 55.6 in the 400m, 2:11 in the 800m, and 4:59 in the 1600m.

Personal: Environmental Studies Major…YSEC Environmental Education…FOOT leader…Saybrook College. 

I came to Yale for the diversity of people, ideas, and opportunities on campus. The passion that students exhibit for their individual pursuits inspires me.