Kara Conflenti
Kara Conflenti

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Zionsville, Ind.

High School:
Zionsville Community

Event:
Distances



07/11/2012

2012 Big Ten Distinguished Scholars

Thirty-one Purdue student-athletes earned the Distinguished Scholar Award this year.

03/29/2012

Mike Poehlein Invitational Opens Outdoor Home Slate

Purdue welcomes 12 other schools to the weekend meet in West Lafayette, Ind.

02/17/2012

Boilermaker Invitational Preview

A number of Boilermakers can use Saturday as a final tuneup before Big Tens.

12/07/2011

Fifty-Nine Purdue Student-Athletes Earn Fall Academic All-Big Ten Recognition

Cross Country (21) & Football (20) lead the way with the most honorees.

CAREER BESTS
3,000-meter run 10:22.18 10,000-meter run 37:13.62

2010 (SOPHOMORE)
Competed in six varsity meets (four indoors, two outdoors) including the Big Ten Outdoor Championships; ran a career best 3K of 10:22.18 at the Boilermaker Invitational; clocked her career best 10K at the Mike Poehlein Invitational (37:13.62).

2009 (FRESHMAN)
Ran in four varsity races (two indoor, two outdoor); posted a top time of 10:50.43 in the 3,000-meter run during the indoor season; competed in the 10,000-meter run twice with a top mark of 39:32.07 at the Mike Poehlein Invitational.

HIGH SCHOOL
Two-year varsity letterwinner in cross country and track and field at Zionsville Community High School; named a team captain of both the cross country and track and field teams as a senior; also earned academic all-state honors and the team's most improved award in both sports as a senior as well.

PERSONAL
Kara Ashly Conflenti was born Nov. 15, 1989, in Champaign, Ill.; is the daughter of Frank Conflenti and Catherine Spalding; has one brother, Anthony and four sisters: Nicole, Ongelique, Emily and Elyse; enjoys singing, going to the beach and running; majoring in nursing.