Kathrine Kuhlmann
Kathrine  Kuhlmann


Liberty, Mo.

High School:
Liberty HS





Pepperdine Wraps Up Second Day At A3 Invite

The Waves have one more day of competition in East Los Angeles.


Waves Open A3 Performance Invitational

Pepperdine has two more days of competition at the invitaitonal.


Step Forward Day Recap: Swim/Dive

The swimming and diving team helped at the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank.


Waves Set Records in Final Day at A3 Performance Invitational

Pepperdine swam four top five times on the day, 13 personal bests and 21 season bests.


Pepperdine Opens Day One at A3 Performance Invitational

The Waves compete on Friday and Saturday as well at the meet.

SENIOR/2016-2017: Swam in 12 of 13 events for the Waves as a senior … Swam the fifth fastest 100 fly on the year for the Waves with a 1:01.57 at the PCSC Championships … Named PCSC All-Academic … Named a Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete.

JUNIOR/2015-16: Scored 25 individual points at the PCSC Championships in helping the Waves to a fourth-place finish … Earned All-PCSC honorable mention in the 200 back … Swam 12 personal bests during her junior campaign … Her 2:12.81 in the 200 back at the PCSC Championships was a personal best … Was one of three Waves to earn PCSC All-Academic honors … Named a Pepperdine Scholar Athlete.

SOPHOMORE/2014-15: Scored 11 individual points at the conference championship, helping the Waves to a seventh place finish ... Paced the Waves in the 1000 freestyle at the PCSC Championships, placing 16th overall behind a personal-record time of 11:03.10 ... Delivered a season-best 200 IM time of 2:16.73 at the PCSC Championships ... Broke the 1-minute mark for the first time in the 100 butterfly at the PCSC Championships with a 25th-place time of 59.84 ... Other season-best times include 1:00.54 (100 free), 2:05.11 (200 free), 5:31.95 (500 free) and 30.50 (50 fly) ... Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete.

FRESHMAN/2013-14: Earned All-PCSC honors as part of the 800 freestyle relay squad ... Ranked seventh on the team with 32 individual points at the conference championship, helping the Waves to a fifth place finish ... Member of the 800 freestyle relay team that placed fifth at conference behind a season-best mark of 7:53.39 ... Swam a personal-best 200 split of 1:57.51 in the relay ... Clocked a personal-best 2:18.43 in the prelims of the 200 butterfly at the PCSC Championships before shaving nearly five more seconds off in the finals (2:13.65) for ninth place ... PRed twice in the 200 IM at conference, posting a 2:14.28 in the prelims and a 2:12.72 in the finals for 19th overall ... Placed 19th in the 100 butterfly behind a season-best time of 1:00.01 ... Set a personal-best 50 free flat time of 26.96 at the PCSC Pentathlon ... Relay split time slightly better at 26.04 ... Personal-best 200 freestyle flat time set at 2:01.89 at the Mustang Invitational ... Swam a personal-best 500 free time of 5:25.82 at the Malibu Invitational ... Other season-best flat times include 57.43 (100 free), 32.03 (50 back), 1:07.01 (100 back), 38.42 (50 breast), 28.18 (50 fly, PR) and 1:07.38 (100 IM) ... Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Liberty High School in 2013 ... Earned four varsity letters in swimming ... Earned All-Gold Conference honors in the 100 backstroke, 100 butterfly and 400 freestyle relay as a freshman ... As a sophomore, earned all-conference distinction in the 100 butterfly and 200 and 400 free relays ... Team captain as a junior and senior ... 2012 All-Gold Conference performer in the 200 IM, 100 butterfly and 200 and 400 free relays ... All-state swimmer in the 400 free relay as a senior ... Other senior accolades include all-conference in the 200 free, 100 butterfly, 200 free relay and 400 free relay and second-team all-district status in the 200 freestyle ... Graduated in the top 10-percent of her class.

CLUB: Swam for the Tsunami Swim Team of Kansas City (2007-08, 13) and for the Kansas City Blue Wave (2009-12).

PERSONAL: Born in Columbus, Ohio ... Daughter of Esther and Jan Erik Kuhlmann ... Younger sister to Christina ... Majoring in interpersonal communications ... Speaks Danish ... Chose Pepperdine because "they offered the major I was looking for, matched with a perfect team for me, and of course a beautiful campus."

FAVORITES: Sidney Crosby (pro athlete) ... Pittsburg Penguins (pro team) ... Miss Peregrines' Home for Peculiar Children and Harry Potter (books) ... She's the Man (movie) Parks and Recreation (tv show) ... Pasta, sushi and fruit (foods) ... The 1975 and G Eazy (musical artist) ... Hockey (sport other than swimming).

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