Football led the way for fall honorees.
Purdue improved its Academic All-Big Ten total by 18 student-athletes from merely a year ago.
Thirty-two members of Purdue track & field recognized for 3.0+ GPAs.
The Purdue women had two top five finishers at the Hoosier Invite in Bloomington.
The Boilermakers are sending 18 individuals to compete in Bloomington on Friday.
2012: Competed in 4races over the course of the season; at the season kickoff meet on 8/31, the Crusader Open, she finished 16th with a time of 19:10.3; competing in the Indiana Intercollegiates she ran a 19:16.6 while placing 39th; at the Sean Earl Loyola Invite in Chicago, Ill. She placed 103rd with a time of 19:08; at the Hoosier Invite she ran a 19:18.10 and finished 7th
2011: Began the season at the Illinois Invitational with a time of 16:15; at the IPFW Invitational finished with a time of 20:34.60 helping the team take first place.
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.