Kara Conflenti
Kara Conflenti

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Zionsville, Ind.

High School:
Zionsville Community HS



02/13/2012

Women Earn Sixth Straight All-Academic Honor

The Purdue harriers finished with the second highest cumulative GPA in the Big Ten with a 3.46.

11/12/2011

Great Lakes Regional Wraps Up

Boilers finish in 10th on the men side and 14th for the women on Saturday afternoon.

11/11/2011

Great Lakes Regionals Set For Saturday

The Purdue men's and women's cross country teams head to Toledo, Ohio, for regionals.

10/28/2011

Big Ten Championships Begin Sunday

The Purdue cross country teams will compete in the league meet hosted by the University of Illinois.

10/14/2011

Allen, Bonk Top Finishers For Cross Country In Wisconsin

The Boilers finished 37th on the men's side and 42nd for the women at the Adidas Invite.

CAREER BESTS
Cross Country
5K CC	18:34.92	9/3/10
6K CC	21:56.30	10/2/10

Track & Field 3,000-meter run 10:50.43 10,000-meter run 39:32.07

2010: Started the season off with a 5k time of 18:34.92 at the Great American Legends (9/3), a fourth place finish and a career best 5k time of the season; timed a 18:39:10 at the Indiana Intercollegiate Championships (9/17); edged a career best 6k time of 21:56.2 at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational (10/2), finishing 91st individual place and 84th team place; finished as the fifth Boilermaker at the Big Ten championships (10/31) and NCAA Great Lakes Regional (11/13).

2009: Posted a 5K time of 19:42.22 at the season-opening Great American Legends race (9/4), good for sixth on the team and eighth overall; improved her career-best 5K for the second straight race, running the Greater Louisville Classic (10/3) in 18:42.41; clocked a mark of 22:51.6 in her first career 6K race, taking fourth overall at the Gibson Family Invitational (10/10); finished 16th overall at the Sam Bell Invitational (10/17), improving her best for 6K to 22:48.53; turned in a career-best 6K time of 22:36 at the Big Ten Championships (11/1), also competed in the NCAA Great Lakes Regional Championship (11/14).

2008: Ran a career-opening 5K time of 20:57.59 at the Great American Legends race (9/5); turned in a career-best 5K mark of 20:53.00 in the open race at the Indiana Intercollegiates (9/19).

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.