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Kate Hastings
Kate  Hastings


Wilmington, Del.

High School:
Mercersburg, Academy


• Rowed at Newport Rowing Club under head coach John Cohn
• Rowed at Wilmington Aquatic Club under head coach Brigette Hoppe
• Graduated from Mercersburg High School in 2016
• Top-ranked female triathlete in the USA Triathlon 18-19 age group in 2015
• Member of Team USA from 2013-16
• Six-time All-American triathlete, competing in over 35 sprint and Olympic distance triathlons 
• Won 28 age group titles and five overall women's titles and set 16 course records at the world, national and local levels
• Placed fourth in the Olympic distance and fifth in the sprint distance at the 2015 ITU Age Group Triathlon World Championships
• Competed in the USA Triathlon Age Group National Championship three times, earning bronze medals in sprint distance (2012) and Olympic distance (2015)
• Participated in cross country at Mercersburg from 2014-16, serving as co-captain in 2016
• Two-time Delaware first-team All-State selection

• Daughter of Andrew and Sherry Hastings
• Born in Wilmington, Del.
• Volunteered for Meals on Wheels and Wilmington Flower Market for 12 years
• Served as a volunteer and academic mentor at the Boys & Girls Club of Delaware and West End Community Center
• Father played soccer and lacrosse at Denison University (Ohio) and rowed for Exeter College at Oxford University (England)
• Enjoys photography, music and reading


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