Katie Bacher
Katie Bacher
Height: 5-3
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Macungie, Pa.
High School: Emmaus
Position: Mid-Distance
Major: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Collegiate Personal Bests
Indoor:
800m - 2:22.77
1,000m - 2:55.01
1,500m - 4:51.10
Mile - 4:59.46
3,000m - 9:57.69

Outdoor:
800m - 2:16.38
1,500m - 4:31.71
5,000m - 18:02.40

2019-20: 
- USTFCCCA All-American (Indoor: Mile)
- All-New England D3 (Indoor: 1,000m, 4x800, DMR)
- New England D3 Champion (Indoor: 4x800)
- NCAA Qualifier (Indoor: Mile)
- NEWMAC Academic All-Conference
- CoSIDA Academic All-District
- CoSIDA First Team Academic All-American
- Division III Women's Track & Field/Cross Country Academic All-American of the Year

2018-19: 
- NEWMAC Academic All-Conference
- Google Cloud First Team Academic All-American
- Google Cloud Academic All-District

2017-18:
- USTFCCCA All-American (Indoor - DMR)
- NCAA Qualifier (Indoor - DMR, Outdoor - 1,500m)
- New England D3 Champion (Indoor - 1,000m, Outdoor - 4x800)
- All-New England (Indoor - 1,000m and DMR, Outdoor - 1,500m and 4x800)
- NEICAAA All-Region (1,500m)
- Google Cloud Second Team Academic All-American
- Google Cloud Academic All-District
- NEWMAC Academic All-Conference
- USTFCCCA All-Academic Team
- Competed in 19 meets
- Advanced to the final of 1,500m at the NCAA Outdoor Championship, where she finished ninth in 4:34.24
- Was fifth in the 1,500 at the NEICAAA Outdoor Championship and second at the New England D3 Outdoor Championship
- Was a member of the 4x800 relay team that won the New England D3 Outdoor Championship in 9:20.69
- Was fourth in the 1,500 at the NEWMAC Championship
- Member of the DMR that placed fourth at the NCAA Indoor Championship
- Won the 1,000m and the DMR at the New England D3 Indoor Championship

2016-17:
- USTFCCCA All-American (Indoor - DMR)
- New England D3 Champion (Indoor - DMR)
- New England All-Region (Indoor - 4x800 and 1000m)
- USTFCCCA All-Academic Team
- NCAA Qualifier (Outdoor - 1,500m)
- Finished 13th at the NCAA Outdoor Championship in the 1,500m in 4:34.70
- Was third at the New England D3 Outdoor Championship in the 1,500m in 4:34.50 and a member of the runner-up 4x800 team that ran 9:14.82
- Was fourth at the NEWMAC Championship in both the 800m and 1,500m
- Was a member of the national runner-up DMR team at the NCAA Indoor Championship that finished in 11:50.15
- Finished second in the 1,000m at the New England D3 Indoor Championship in 2:57.22 and was a member of the Indoor champion 4x800 and DMR teams

Off the Track:
- Majoring in electrical engineering and computer science
- UROP in the Distributed Robotics Lab at CSAIL working on a modular, soft robotic arm
- Teaching assistant for Electricity and Magnetism Physics class (8.02)
- Interned at Schneider Electric

High School:
- Ran cross country and track at Emmaus High School
- Selected as Athlete of the Year by Emmaus High School
- Inducted into the Lehigh Valley Athletic Hall of Fame as 2016 Big School Female Scholar-Athlete
- Named Conference Track and Field Scholar-Athlete
- League Cross Country MVP
- Three-time Emmaus High School Cross Country MVP
- Named Emmaus High School Track MVP
- Voted "Players Player" by cross country teammates
- Named to the Conference All-Star Team in every season she competed
- Anchored the 4x800 team that earned an eighth-place medal at the 2016 PIAA Outdoor State Championships
- Earned the fifth-place medal at the 2016 Pennsylvania Indoor State Championships with a time of 5:02
- Finished 10th in the 1600 at the 2015 PIAA Outdoor State Championships
- Placed third at the 2014 PIAA District 11 Championship in the 3200 and finished 16th at the Paul Short Cross Country Invitational in a time of 18:41 over the 5K distance
- New Balance indoor national qualifier in the mile and outdoor qualifier in the 4x800
- Three-time cross country state championship qualifier
- Three-time outdoor state track qualifier
- Two-time indoor track state qualifier