Santa Clara Sprinter Katy Hawk Verbals at UC San Diego for 2023-24
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Katy Falcon of Los Gatos, Calif., announced his verbal engagement to the University of California, San Diego’s class of 2027. His brother Dylan Hawka 6’8″ sprinter at Cal, will be a senior when she is a freshman. Asia Kozan also made a verbal commitment to UCSD for fall 2023. Hawk wrote on social media:
“I am thrilled to announce my verbal commitment to pursue my academic and athletic career at the University of California, San Diego! A big thank you to all of my friends, family, and coaches for supporting me throughout this process. I wouldn’t be where I am today without all of you. Come on Tritons! 🔱”
Hawk attends Los Gatos High School and swims year-round with the Santa Clara Swim Club. She specializes in the shorter end of the freestyle and sprint fly range. She recently competed in Carlsbad Sectionals in the 50/100/200 free and 100 butterfly and notched another PB in the 100 free in the time trials. She opened the 2021 long course season with lifetime records in all four events, swimming at SCSC Senior Meet #2 where she placed 10th in the 50 freestyle, 11th in the 100 freestyle, 10th in the 200 freestyle and 18th in the 100 freestyle. butterfly . She ended up cutting back on her free time in the 100m at the end of the summer at the USA Swimming Futures Championships in Santa Clarita.
Best SCY times:
- 50 free – 24.56
- 100 free – 53.17
- 200 free – 1:54.35
- 100 flies – 58.96
The Tritons compete in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation, a multidivisional conference established in 1992–93 to conduct intercollegiate competition in select Olympic sports. The UCSD women won the conference title in 2022 by 12.5 points over Hawaii.
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