Downs, Vanasse and Barron lead team
Stickney and Henze lead team
Ng, Barron and Vanasse lead team
Niebrugge, Merwin and Vanasse named Outstanding Performers
As a Freshman (2012-2013): Selected as a member of the travel team... Finaled in all four individual events at the Terrier Invitational, recording a season best in the 50 freestyle, and a lifetime best in the 200 freestyle... Named Outstanding Performance in the 200 freestyle against the University of New Hampshire, and in the 200 freestyle relay at the New England Catholic Invitational... Named Outstanding Performer at the meet against Williams College and Fordham University, and against George Mason University and Towson University... Holds dual meet bests with her teammates in the 200 freestyle relay and 400 freestyle relay... Selected to represent BC at the ACC Championship in Greensboro, NC, competing in the 200, 400, and 800 freestyle relays and 3 individual events, recording season bests in the 100 freestyle and 100 backstroke.
Before BC: Attended Westwood High School. Lettered all four years. Southern Conference All-Star all four years. Team Captain 2011-2012. Team MVP 2009, 2010, 2011. Boston Herald and Boston Globe All-Scholastic 2011. MIAA Girls Fall DII 100 Free State/Sectional Champion Fall 2011. Team record holder in the 100 back, 200 medley relay, 400 free relay. Member of the National Honor Society.
Personal: From Westwood, Massachusetts. Daughter of Boston College swimming alumni Robert ('82) and Kathleen Vanasse ('84). One brother John, a senior at Colby College. Swam for the Shawmut Aquatic Club. Kate is enrolled in the Carroll School of Management with a concentration in Accounting.