Weight: 164 lbs.
Birthplace: Warsaw, Poland
Current Residence: Redwood City, Calif.
Education: Bachelor's degree in philosophy from Penn State University (2006), Graduated from Warsaw Uprising High School Number 19
Family: Married to Mehmet Yorukoglu
Hobbies: Hiking, sewing, embroidery and photography
Languages: Italian and Polish
Current U.S. Ranking: No. 4
Current World Ranking: No. 61
Olympic Teams: 2016
Senior World Championship Teams: 2015
Pan American Games Teams: 2015 (Gold - Team)
Personal: Katarzyna Trzopek grew up in Poland, becoming an accomplished junior fencer before coming to the United States to fence at Penn State. As a Nittany Lion, Trzopek won two national championships, placing first in the women’s epee competition in 2003 and 2006. In 2006, Trzopek graduated from Penn State with a Bachelor’s degree in philosophy.
A 2015 Senior World Championship Team Member, Trzopek was a part of the gold medal-winning team at the 2015 Pan American Games. In 2016, she accomplished her goal of competing for the United States at the Olympic Games, helping the women’s epee team to a fifth-place finish.