2008-09: Dean's List ... Athletic Director's Honor Roll ... Red & Black Scholar ... BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... Spent the entire racing season in Louisville's top 20 ranked varsity eight boat, including the crew's win at the BIG EAST Championship for the program's first ever conference title in the V8+ event ... Was part of the Cards' V8+ win over then-No. 9 Wisconsin on April 12 in Belleville, Mich., as well as the crew's first-place finish at the SIRA Championships, second-place finish in the petite final at the NCAA Regionals, second-place finishes at the Head of the Hooch and the Dale England Cup, a 16th-place finish at the Head of the Charles and wins over Duke and Buffalo.
2007-08: Dean's List ... Red & Black Scholar ... Closed the spring in the Cards' second varsity eight boat which finished second overall at the BIG EAST Championships and fourth in the petite final at the NCAA Regional ... Was also in the Cards' 2V8+ boat which earned a win over Michigan and competed against Michigan State ... Was in Louisville's varsity eight boat which finished second in the petite final at the San Diego Crew Classic ... Also rowed in the Cards' varsity eight boat against Tennessee and Indiana.
2006-07: Named U of L's Novice Oars Woman of the Year ... Red & Black Scholar ... Opened collegiate rowing career on the Cardinals' novice team and gained enough valuable experience to earn a position on the Cards' varsity roster by the end of the season ... Rowed in the two-seat of Louisville's Varsity 4+ boat which earned a sixth-place finish in the Petite Final at the NCAA South/Central Region Sprints.
Prior to UofL: Lettered in three sports at Lone Oak High School, including four years in tennis, three years in basketball and one year in soccer ... Played guard for the basketball team and was a midfielder in soccer.
Personal: Born Katherine Elaine Rorer on March 26, 1988 in Paducah, Ky. ... Daughter of Gina Fraser and Denny Rorer ... Has one sibling, Carly ... Majoring in biology at U of L ... Post-college ambition is to be a surgeon ... Hobbies and outside interests include surfing ... Chose the University of Louisville because of the great opportunities and diverse student population ... Says the best thing about the city of Louisville are all of the great places to eat ... Believes the best thing about U of L rowing are her teammates ... Favorite class is evolution of disease ... After graduation, she plans to travel ... Says her best race came in the Cards' victory over Tennessee in 2007 ... If she could tell her incoming teammates one thing, it would be to set your goals high and push yourself everyday.