Track & Field

KatePowers

  • position Throws
  • class Sophomore
  • Hometown Hopkinton, Mass.
  • High school Hopkinton

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Personal Bests

Indoor:

WT – 65’8.25″/20.02m

In The Record Book:

  • Holds the freshman record in the indoor weight throw with a throw of 65’8.25″/20.02m set in 2024
  • Ranks 6th on the UK all-time performers list in the indoor weight throw with a mark of 65’8.25″/20.02m set in 2024

2023-24 (Freshman)

Indoor

  • Placed 2nd in the weight throw with a mark of 61’8.25″/18.80m at the Indiana Early Bird meet
  • Placed 2nd in the weight throw with a personal best and freshman record mark of 65’0″/19.81m at the Rod McCravy Memorial meet
  • Placed 5th in the weight throw with a mark of 64’3.75″/19.60m at the Vanderbilt Invitational
  • Placed 8th in the weight throw with a personal best and freshman record mark of 65’8.25″/20.02m at the Razorback Invitational
  • Placed 6th in the weight throw with a joint personal best and joint freshman record mark of 65’8.25″/20.02m at the Tiger Paw Classic

High School 

  • Won the Discus championship at the Bay State Games in July 2023
  • Won the Discus and Hammer championship at the USATF New England Open in July 2023
  • 2022 New Balance of USATF indoor All-American in weight throw 
  • 2022 USATF champion in weight throw 
  • Hopkinton High School record holder in discus, hammer and weight throw 
  • Massachusetts state record holder in hammer and weight throw 
  • 2021 Milrose Games champion in weight throw 
  • Massachusetts Division 2 volleyball champion and Player of the Year 
  • 2021 & 2022 Bay State Games champion in discus and hammer (2022) 
  • 2022 USATF New England discus champion 

Personal 

  • Birthday: October 14 
  • Parents: John and Ann Powers 
  • Siblings: Sarah, Ben and Garrett Powers 
  • Major: Exploratory Studies in Health Sciences 
  • Hobbies: Traveling, working out, cooking, listening to music 
  • Favorite team: Boston Celtics 
  • Fun facts: Loves pizza, moose tracks ice cream and Grey’s Anatomy 
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