Wayne State College

Katie Wilson

Inducted: 2015

Katie Wilson (Glenwood, Iowa) was a standout thrower for the Wayne State women’s track and field team from 2005-09. She helped WSC to three straight runner up finishes at the NSIC Indoor Championships, winning two NSIC indoor shot put titles (2005, 2006) and five conference titles in the outdoor season - 2005 shot put, 2008 discus and hammer throw and 2009 shot put and discus. Wilson was a four time All-American at WSC, highlighted by the 2008 outdoor national title in the shot put that made her the first female NCAA national champion in school history. Other All-American honors included 2006 indoor shot put (5th), 2008 indoor shot put (4th) and 2008 outdoor discus (5th). Wilson held school records in five events and was the 2005 NSIC Outdoor Newcomer of the Year and 2006 NSIC Indoor Field Athlete of the Year. She is currently a third grade teacher and assistant softball/track and field coach at Nebraska City High School.