Official Athletic Site of the Valparaiso University Crusaders
Katie Rader
2008-09 Women's Swimming & Diving
EVENT
Free/Fly
YR.
Jr.
HOMETOWN
Brownsburg, Ind.
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL)
Brownsburg
Katie Rader
2008-2009: Turned in a career best time of 5:49.58 in the 500 free at the Horizon League Championships ... also swam a personal best in the mile (19:54.44) at the league meet ... posted a career best 2:23.30 in the 200 butterfly.

2007-2008: Turned in a season best time of 2:27.75 in the 200 butterfly at the Horizon League Championships ... also posted career bests in the 200 individual medley (2:40.72) and 400 individual medley (5:39.59) ... competed in all freestyle events in distances ranging from 200 through 1650 yards.

2006-2007: Swam all freestyle distances from 100-1650 for the Crusaders as a freshman ... swam season’s bests in the 500 and mile at the Mid-Continent Conference Championships ... turned in a best of 1:10.45 in the 100 butterfly at the House of Champions Invitational ... also competed in the 200 fly as well as the 200 and 400 individual medleys ... named to the Mid-Continent Conference All-Academic Team.

Prep: A four-year letterwinner for the Bulldogs ... team captain during senior campaign ... Mental Attitude Award winner  ... helped the Bulldogs to a sectional runner-up finish as a senior ... led Brownsburg to Hendricks County championship in 2006.

Personal:
Katie is the daughter of Rick and Andrea Rader ... major is nursing ... born May 15, 1988.
2008-09 Women's Swimming & Diving
Amy AndrackiBreast/IMSo.
Grace ArnoldFreeSo.
Karen BergBackJr.
Becky CrabtreeFreeSo.
Shaunna DangremondBack/FlySo.
Stephanie FerschlFreeSo.
Jaclyn KrauseFreeJr.
Elspeth LucasFreeJr./So.
Rachel MajercikFree/FlyJr.
Jenny NamBack/IMJr.
Alecia PenningaFreeSo./Fr.
Katie RadarFree/FlyJr.
Laura RickeyFree/FlySo.
Kristy ShewFreeJr.
Rachel SnyderFly/FreeFr.
Kristina StokesFreeFr.
Elizabeth ThompsonFree/FlyJr.
Amy YoungBreastJr.
M Soccer Lake Forest Brown Field
Aug 23, 11:00 a.m. Valpo
M Soccer Lewis Brown Field
Aug 25, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
Football Valpo Macomb, Ill.
Aug 28, 6:00 p.m. Western Illinois
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 29, 3:00 p.m. Wofford
M Soccer Valpo Raleigh, N.C.
Aug 29, 6:00 p.m. North Carolina State
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 30, 2:00 p.m. Campbell
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 30, 6:00 p.m. North Carolina Central
M Soccer Valpo Davidson, N.C.
Aug 31, 3:00 p.m. Davidson
Volleyball IUPUI ARC
Sep 3, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 5, 10:00 a.m. UMKC
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 5, 5:00 p.m. Stephen F. Austin
W CC Crusader Open Sunset Hills Farm
Sep 5, 5:00 p.m.
M CC Crusader Open Sunset Hills Farm
Sep 5, 5:45 p.m.
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 6, 2:00 p.m. South Dakota State
Football Saint Joseph's (Ind.) Brown Field
Sep 6, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
M Soccer Valpo Indianapolis, Ind.
Sep 9, 6:00 p.m. Butler