Kira Katterle

Player profile

  • Year Junior
  • Hometown Rocky River, Ohio
  • High School Rocky River
  • Height 5-8
  • Major Biomedical Engineering

Career Honors

  • Ohio State Scholar Athlete (2022)
  • Academic All-Big Ten (2022)
  • Big Ten Distinguished Scholar (2022)

2022 (Sophomore at Ohio State)

  • Won the 1N8 2022 Big Ten Championship race, which helped the Buckeyes win the 2022 Big Ten Conference Team Title
  • Rowed in nine races for the 1N8 boat that finished 5-4 on the year


  • Daughter of Paul and Beth Katterle
  • Has two siblings: Konrad and Karli
  • Was a three-year letterwinner in swimming
  • Team won four Great Lakes Conference Championships (2017-20)
  • Enjoys reading, cooking, spending time outside, spending time with family and pets (dogs and a cat)
  • Helping Ohio State win the 2022 Big Ten Championships has been her greatest thrill in sports to date
  • Her sister, Karli, swam for four years at Ohio Northern University