Thirty-two members of Purdue track & field recognized for 3.0+ GPAs.
Six members of Purdue's Sweet 16 volleyball team recognized for academic excellence.
2015: Competeed in five indoor and two outdoor meets ... ran a 3k PR of 10:01.32 at the Notre Dame Invite where she finished 13th ... ran an indoor 5k PR of 17:32.06 at the Big Ten Championships where she took third in her heat ... finished second in the 5k at the Fred Wilt Invite ... finished eighth at the outdoor Kansas Relays in the 5k with a time of 18:03.65 ... ran 19:00.03 at the Rankin/Poehlein Invite to finish ninth in the 5k.
2014: Competed in two indoor meets and one outdoor meet ... finished third in the 5000m at the 2014 Fred Wilt Boilermaker Invitational ... PR in the 5000m is recorded at 18:08.46.
High School: Three-year varsity letterwinner in cross country and track and field at Wheaton North High School; Most Valuable junior runner and Most Valuable senior runner for cross country, Two-time captain for cross country and rack; Three-time DVC all-conference; Three-time DVC all-academic; garnered hardest worker award sophomore year for cross country; received sophomore award for cross country freshman year, garnered the junior varsity award for track freshman year.
Personal: Karen Mary Jensen was born May 1, 1993 in Wheaton, Illinois; is the daughter of Herman and Mary Jensen; enjoys traveling, swimming and skiing; majoring in dietetics/nutrition and fitness/health.