Kate was born in California where she still resides today. She competed in archery in all  years of college, along with graduating from University of California-Los Angeles in 2003 with a Bachelors degree in Linguistics; With that, she speaks Italian, French, Japanese and Russian. In her spare time, she enjoys crossword puzzles, reading, shoe shopping, photography, and all games. Her role model is anyone who loves life and explores it to the fullest, and Kate is a unique and special person because of "my thirst for knowledge, travel, new experiences, and good time with family and friends." Kate has been to the World University Games one time, along with being a 3 time Collegiate All American, and a 3 time US Team Member.