Katie  Reichert
 Katie Reichert
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Longview, WA

High School:
Kelso

Height:
5-7

Event:
Throws/Multi-Events

Experience:
2V


07/29/2016

15 Vikings Earn USTFCCCA Academic Awards

WWU had 15 Track & Field student-athletes with at least a 3.25 cumulative GPA and NCAA provisional or automatic mark

07/07/2016

Drake and Reichert Lead Way at Olympic Trials

Bethany Drake, Katie Reichert and Monika Gruszecki represent WWU in the Olympic Trials in Eugene

07/06/2016

Three Vikings Compete at U.S. Olympic Trials

Bethany Drake, Katie Reichert and Monika Gruszecki will compete Thursday in Eugene

06/20/2016

2015-16 WWU Athletics All-Sports Review

WWU completed another successful season finishing 26th in the Directors' Cup standings.

06/10/2016

26 Student-Athletes Set to Graduate Saturday

Graduating student-athletes were part of a group that won the GNAC All-Sports Championship every year


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WWU Career: A four-time NCAA Division II All-American in the javelin ... four-time USTFCCCA All-American and West Region All-Star ... school record holder in the javelin with a throw of 54.97m/180-4 set in 2016 at the Harry Jerome Classic ... competed in the 2016 USA Olympic Trials ... two-time GNAC conference champion ... school record holder in the indoor pentathlon ... USTFCCCA All-Academic and All-GNAC Academic selction during her career.

NCAA Javelin Finishes:
  • 2012: 7th place
  • 2014: 2nd place
  • 2015: 5th place
  • 2016: 3rd place
2012 (Freshman): 
  • Earned USTFCCCA All-America honors placing 7th in the Javelin (46.47m).
  • GNAC All-Star in the heptathlon placing 3rd with 4,269 points.
2013 (Sophomore):
  • Utilized redshirt season.
2014 (RS Sophomore): 
  • Placed 2nd at NCAA Division II National Championships with mark of 50.34m/165-2 on last attempt - one inch behind winner and teammate Bethany Drake (165-3).
  • Won the GNAC Outdoor Championship in the javelin.
  • USTFCCCA All-American (1st team), West Region All-Star and Academic All-Star.
  • Participated in the U.S. Championships in Sacramento, CA.
  • Set the school record in the pentathlon placing 3rd at the GNAC Indoor Championships with 3,144 points.
2015 (Junior):
  • Earned USTFCCCA All-America honors placing 5th at the NCAA II Championships (49.28m).
  • GNAC runner-up in the javelin (44.43m/161-8).
  • Season best throw of 50.48m/165-7) at the Beach Invitational.
  • CoSIDA Distrcit 8 Academic All-Star.
  • GNAC Academic All-Star.
2016 (Senior):
  • Earned fourth All-America honor placing 3rd at the NCAA Championships with a throw of 54.03m/177-3.
  • Named WWU Female co-Athlete of the Year.
  • Won 2nd GNAC javelin title with throw of 50.19m/164-8.
  • Set WWU school record with throw of 54.97m/180-4 at the Harry Jerome Classic on June 18.
  • Participated in the U.S. Olympic Trials in Eugene, OR placing 16th.
  • Named GNAC All-Star and USTFCCC Academic All-Star.
  • 2016 Performance Rank: 15
Personal:
Daughter of two previous collegiate athletes (mom, Terri: played volleyball and track at Spokane Falls CC, dad, John was s football player at CWU) ... placed 2nd in the javelin at the 4A WIAA State Championships as a senior at Kelso High School ... did not begin throwing the javelin until her senior year of high school.