Kat Gillies
Kat Gillies
Year: FR
Hometown: Franklin, Mass.
High School: Franklin
Major: Kinesiology

2019 (Freshman)

  • Rowed in the third seat for the Second Varsity 8+ that won its flight at the Atlantic 10 Championship, helping the team win its seventh conference title (5/18)
  • Rowed in the third seat for the Second Varsity 8+ boat at the Eastern Sprints (5/5)
  • Rowed in the third seat for the Second Varsity 8+ boat at the Cherry Hill Invitational (4/20)
  • Rowed in the fifth second seat for the Second Varsity 8+ boat at the George Washington Invitational (4/13)
  • Rowed in the second seat for the Varsity 4+ B at the Doc Hosea Invitational (3/30)
  • Rowed in the second seat for the Varsity 4+ B boat at the Cooper Sprints (3/24)

Before URI

  • Attended Franklin High School, where she was a four-year member of the swim team.
  • Earned four varsity letters from swimming.
  • Was a member of the community service club.

Personal 

  • Born November 9, 1999.
  • Daughter of Kristen and James Gillies. 
  • Has one younger sister, Elizabeth.
  • Enjoys going to the beach, working out and spending time with family and friends. 
  • Favorite athletes are Katie Ledecky and Michael Phelps. 
  • Favorite team is the New England Patriots.
  • Majoring in kinesiology, with plans to become a physical therapist.