Karen Jensen
Karen Jensen

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Wheaton, Ill.

High School:
Wheaton North

Event:
Distances

Birthdate:
05/01/1993



05/29/2013

Sixty-Two Boilers Honored Among Spring Academic All-Big Ten

Thirty-two members of Purdue track & field recognized for 3.0+ GPAs.

12/06/2012

46 Boilers Named to Academic All-Big Ten Fall Honor Roll

Six members of Purdue's Sweet 16 volleyball team recognized for academic excellence.

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, Ill.; is the daughter of Herman and Mary Jensen; enjoys traveling, swimming and skiing; majoring in dietetics/nutrition and fitness/health.

CAREER BESTS

3K 5K
Lifetime 10:40.44 (2/16/13) 18:08.46 (5/3/14)
Indoor 10:40.44 (2/16/13) 18:26.37 (2/15/14)
Outdoor -- 18:08.46 (5/3/14)