FALL 2008: Competed in Tennessee's top shell for most of the fall...Collected four total medals...Notched a win to open the season in the championship 8+ at the Chattanooga Head Race...Guided the championship 8+ to a 14th-place showing at the prestigious Head of the Charles in Boston, Mass....Grabbed another gold in the champ 8+ at the Head of the Tennessee...Took home bronze in the champ 8+ at the Head of the Hooch.
2007-08: Spent the fall in the top shell, earning gold medals in the Championship 8+ at Chattanooga and the Head of the Hooch...Earned gold in the collegiate pair at the Chattanooga Head Race...Helped the C8+ earn its best finish in program history at the Head of the Charles Regatta, coming in fifth...Won a silver medal in the C4+ at the Head of the Hooch...Earned a silver medal with the C8+ crew to end the fall at the Rivanna Romp...Manned the V8+ No. 6 seat for all but one race in the spring...Helped the V8+ top Minnesota and Louisville...Part of the V8+ squad that downed No. 4 Princeton and finished less than two seconds behind No. 2 Yale on April 19...Member of the highest-ranked varsity eight shell in program history at No. 4 in the national poll on May 1...Helped the boat to a sixth place finish in the grand final at the 2008 Aramark Sprints...Sat in the No. 5 seat at NCAA Championships where the shell finished fourth in the "C" Final on June 1...Earned her first Academic All-SEC selection.
2006-07: Claimed a silver in the Championship Eight and bronze in the Championship Double at the Chattanooga Head Race...Helped UT to a seventh-place finish in the Head of the Charles Championship 8+...Picked up results of third and fourth in the Championship 4+ and 2x, respectively, at the Head of the Tennessee...Overcame fall injury to join the First Eights to top Louisville to open the spring season...Part of Second Eight shell that took home first place against Ohio State, Michigan, Stanford and Washington State...Took fifth in 2V8+ grand finals at Aramark Central/South Sprints...Pushed UT to finish eighth overall with a second-place showing in the 2V8+ petite final at NCAA Championships.
2005-06: Landed a spot on the Champ 8+ squad that finished fourth in the Chattanooga Head Race before nabbing a third-place showing in the Championship 2x...Member of the victorious Club 8+ shell at the prestigious Head of the Charles...Spent a majority of the spring with the second Varsity 8+...Part of Second Eights crew that picked up dual-race victories over Louisville and UCLA...Assisted shells in second-place finishes against Michigan, Ohio State, Washington State and Stanford...Pushed shell to a win in a quad race against George Washington, UMass and host Princeton...Aided the 2V8+ in a second-place result in the petite final at the Aramark Sprints...Part of V4+ shell that finished sixth in the petite final at the NCAA Championships.
Graduated from Canterbury High School in Ottawa, Ontario, in 2005...Helped crew to Canadian Secondary School Rowing Association JW2x Championship...Competed in various national and international events, picking up three gold medals at the RowOntarios (Provincials) in the junior women's pair, women's straight four and senior women's eight...Finished second in the junior women's pair at the 2005 Royal Canadian Henley...Assisted her team in finishing fourth in the Youth 4+ event at the Head of the Charles in 2004.
Majoring in communication studies...Enjoys playing guitar, singing, theatre and biking...Received first place in Kiwanis music festival for musical theatre and choir...Has one sister, Victoria, 18...The daughter of Vern and Caroline Brownlee, Katelyn Elizabeth Brownlee was born on Aug. 11, 1987, in Ottawa, Ontario.
GETTING TO KNOW KATE
What are your favorite TV shows? Grey's Anatomy, True Blood, Entourage
Most prized posession: scrapbook from my mom
Something that most people don't know about me: I used to sing opera and sing in classical/musical theater voice festivals and competitions.
What would a movie about your life be called? "Where's My Cell Phone?"
If you could have dinner with any three people, who would they be? Jesus, Anne Boleyn and John Lennon
Three things i want to do before i graduate: Find a job, run a 15:30 two-mile, leave this team better than I found it