Katie Barton
Katie Barton
Height: 5-4
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Lafayette, Calif.
High School: Acalanes
Previous College: Pomona College
Position: Hurdles/Jumps
Major: Environmental Analysis

At Pomona-Pitzer: Completed her first season as a member of the Pomona-Pitzer Women's Track and Field team, where she competed in the hurdles and relays...Ranks third in school history in the 400-meter hurdles (63.86) and sixth in the 100-meter hurdles (15.77)...2012: All-SCIAC in 100-meter hurdles and 400-meter hurdles...Finished third in the SCIAC Championships in the 400-meter hurdles, matching the highest finish for any Sagehen...Ran a 63.86 in the finals for third place, which was the fastest time for a Pomona-Pitzer hurdler in the 2000s, ranking third all-time...Also had a sixth-place finish in the 100-meter hurdles with a 15.77 to place sixth in school history in that event...High School: Attended Acalanes High School in Lafayette, California, where she was a member of the soccer and track and field teams... Set the school record in the 300-meter hurdles in 2009 and went to the state championships in the event in 2011...Also helped set the school record in the 4x400-meter relay in 2010 and went to the state championships in that event twice...Helped the Dons to a conference co-championship as a senior...Personal: Attending Pomona College, where she majors in environmental analysis with a minor in English...Has one older brother, Alex...Hobbies include hurling, hiking, adventuring, and contemplating the meaning of life… Favorite books include The Book Thief, Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe, Walk Two Moons, and the Harry Potter series...Favorite movies are The Lion King, Harold and Maude, and Auntie Mame...Buster Posey is her favorite athlete...An Amigos de las Américas volunteer in Matagalpa, Nicaragua during the summer of 2010...Born May 7, 1993 in San Francisco.