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Katy McGillen
  Katy McGillen

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Clinton, Wash.

High School:
South Whidbey

Height:
5-8

Event:
Multi-Events

Experience:
5L


Personal Bests
Indoor: High Jump: 1.60m (5-3.0)
Outdoor: High Jump: 1.60m (5-3.0) Javelin: 48.49m (159-1.0)

Tulsa: A five-time letterwinner . . . received all-C-USA second-team honors in outdoor track as a sophomore.

2006-07: (Indoor) Competed in five meets ... set a personal-best in the high jump with a height of 1.60m (5-3.0) at the Missouri Southern Invitational ... (Outdoor) Participated in seven meets ... had a javelin throw of 46.21m (151-7.0) at the NCAA Midwest Regional ... finished third at the C-USA Championships with a throw of 57.76m (156-8.0), nearly setting a new personal and school record ... posted a high jump of 1.60m (5-3.0) at the Wichita State Invitational.

2005-06: (Indoor) Did not compete . . . (Outdoor) Participated in seven meets . . . turned in a career-best high jump of 5 feet, 2.25 inches at the Wichita State Invitational . . . posted a personal-best and school-record javelin throw of 159 feet, 1 inch at the C-USA Championships . . . captured a ninth-place mark with a throw of 156 feet, 5 inches in the javelin at the NCAA Midwest Regional . . . earned all-conference second-team honors.

2004-05: (Indoor) Competed in five events . . . (Outdoor) Competed in eight meets . . . recorded three second-place finishes in the javelin throw at the Tulsa Duels (43.00 meters), Missouri Relays (41.46 meters), and the Ole Miss Invitational (39.90 meters) . . . finished third at the John Jacobs Invitational with a throw of 38.60 meters . . . notched a first-place finish in the javelin at the Michael Johnson Classic with a throw of 42.30 meters . . . set a school record in the javelin at the WAC Championships with a 45.21 meter throw, qualifying for the Midwest Regional . . . finished sixth at the WAC Championships . . . turned in an 11th-place finish at the Midwest Regional in the javelin throw with a throw of 43.78 meters (143-08).

High School: Earned four letters at South Whidbey High School . . . won the state javelin championship as a senior . . . high school team was undefeated during the regular season all four years . . . also won a state championship in the high jump as a junior . . . finished third at the state cross country meet as a junior and sixth as a senior . . . earned four letters in volleyball, receiving a spot on the all-state first team . . . won the state's Sportsmanship Award.

Personal: A communication major . . . daughter of Matt McGillen and Sue and Craig Williams . . . born March 19, 1986 . . . her older sister, Andrea, was TU's first female pole vaulter . . . twin brother, Kyle, is also a member of the TU track team.