University of Iowa Athletics
Mid Distance

Kathryn Vortherms

Class Fr.
Hometown Ankeny, Iowa
High School Ankeny Centennial
Kathryn Vortherms  - Women's Track & Field - University of Iowa Athletics

High School — Seven-time state medalist in track and three-time Drake Relays medalist…finished third at state in cross country as a senior…Drake Relays runner up in the 800 meters as a senior in 2021 and was third at state (2:14.27)…was also a member of the third-place 4×800 relay and sixth place 4×400 relay…Des Moines Register 4A First Team All-State…academic all-state…school-record holder in the 400 meters (59.01), 800 meters (2:14.27), 4×800 relay and sprint medley relay…Ankeny Centennial High School Distinguished Athlete Award and Mike Dick Award recipient…coached by Eric Cogdill, Andrew Kruzich, Gail Vander Wilt and Kimberly Meller-Angus…Principal Scholar Award and Silver Cord Award winner…member of National Honors Society and OLIH Youth Leadership Council.

Personal — born April 12, 2003… daughter of Jeremy and Nicole Vortherms…has two siblings; Emily and Sarah…majoring in biomedical engineering and human physiology.