Katherine Washington

Class of 2000

  • A six-time AAU All-American, earning All-America accolades with Nashville Business College in 1952, 1956, and 1957 and with Wayland Baptist College in 1958, 1959, and 1960
  • Represented the United States in both the first and second World Championships, helping the U.S. win gold medals in both Santiago, Chile in 1953 and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 1957, respectively
  • Earned a gold medal on the United States’ 1959 Pan American Games team
  • Also played on USA squads which faced Russian teams on international tours in 1958 and 1960