Katie Flaherty
Katie Flaherty
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Colorado Springs, Colo.
Last School: The Classical Academy
Experience: HS


  • Competed in five events
  • In collegiate debut, placed 16th at the Belmont Opener
  • Finished 20th at the OVC Championship with a 5K time of 18:44.0
  • Placed 105th at the NCAA South Regional 

Prior to Belmont: Four-time state qualifier in cross country and track ... Finished in the top-10 at the Colorado 3A Cross Country Championship twice (5th in 2018, 9th in 2016) ... Two-time First Team All-State in cross country ... Helped her Classical Academy team win the 3A State Championship in 2018 ... Earned three top-three finishes at the 2019 3A State Track and Field Championships (2nd in the 1600m, 3rd in the 3200m, 3rd in the 4x800 relay) ... Earned top-10 finishes at the 2018 State Meet (7th in the 1600m, 6th in the 3200m) ... Team captain junior and senior years in both cross country and track.

Personal: Majoring in Biology ... Would like a career as a physical therapist, athletic trainer, or a police officer ... Favorite TV show is The Office ... Favorite foods are sushi and Mexican ... Hobies include skiing, hiking, and backpacking ... Favorite athletes are Peyton Manning and Emma Coburn ... Has one brother... Daughter of Tom and Judy Flaherty.