Karen Greuel
Karen Greuel

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Madison, Wis.

High School:
La Follette

Height:
5-8

Event:
Middle Distance

Experience:
1L

Karen Greuel Photo Gallery

Eligibility (Indoor/Outdoor): Graduated

At Wisconsin
Track
2011 Outdoor:
Won the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Rex Foster Open (4/8) with a time of 11:26.30 ... placed 17th in the 3,000-meter steeplechase with a time of 11:25.79 at the Stanford Invitational (3/25) ... took eighth in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Steve Scott Invitational (5/1) with a time of 11:27.11 ... placed fifth in the 1,500 meters with a time of 4:57.62 at the Wisconsin Twilight Invitational (5/7)

2011 Indoor: Did not compete.

2010 Indoor: Placed 22nd in the mile at the Big Ten Indoor Championships with a time of 5:12.57 ... finished third in the 600 meters at the Red & White Open (2/19) in 1:38.73 ... finished 17th in the mile at the New Balance Collegiate (2/6) in 5:07.22 ... placed second in the mile at the Badger Quad (1/16) in 5:14.07

2010 Outdoor: Finished 17th in the steeplechase (11:01.05) at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships ... finished 17th in her section of the steeplechase in a time of 11:07.89 at the Payton Jordan Cardinal Invitational (5/1) ... finished 19th in the steeplechase in a personal-best time of 10:57.89 at the Mt. SAC Relays (4/15) ... placed fourth in the 1500 meters at the Florida State Relays (3/27) in a personal-best time of 4:42.42

2009 Indoor: Finished 11th in the mile at the Wisconsin Elite Invite in 5:12.22 ... placed 35th at the Iowa State Classic in the mile in 5:09.78

2009 Outdoor: Ran a 11:31.70 in the steeplechase at the Jim Click Shootout (4/4) ... took 21st in the 1,500 meters at the VS Athletics Beach Invitational (4/18) in 4:44.68 ... ran a personal best 11:06.14 in the steeplechase to clinch first at the Wisconsin Twilight (5/9) ... placed 16th in the steeplechase at the Big Ten championships (5/16) in 11:39.20

2008 Indoor: Placed fourth in the 800 meters at the Badger Open in 2:18.66 ... set a season best time of 2:17.22 at the Husky Classic, placing 33rd ... set a personal best in the 3000 meters at the Badger Track Classic in 10:41.04.

2008 Outdoor:
Finished seventh at the Sea Ray Relays in the 3000m steeplechase with 11:31.81 ... was runner-up in the 1500 meters in a personal-best 4:42.90 at the Wisconsin Twilight

2007: Won the 800 meters in 2:17.86 at the Badger Track Classic ... placed 14th at the Big Ten indoor championship in the 800 meters in 2:20.82 ... ran a personal best of 2:16.11 in the 800 meters at the Husky Classic ... did not compete outdoors

Cross Country
2008: Competed in three events

2007: Did not compete

2006: Redshirt season

High School
2006 state champion in the 1600 meters ... eight-time conference champion in track ... school record holder in the 800, 1600 and 3200 meters ... 2006 Madison area Outstanding Prep Track and Field Athlete ... four-time La Follette Top Distance Runner (Suzy Favor-Hamilton) Award winner ... won the 800 meters at the 2006 Midwest Senior Spotlight meet ... placed 13th overall at 2005 state cross country meet, earning second-team all-state honors ... four-time all-city runner ... 2004 and 2005 cross country team MVP ... member of the National Honor Society ... graduated in the top four percent of her class ... Coach: Brady Nicols

Personal
Major is education ... parents are Mary and Don Greuel ... mother (Mary Emmerich) competed in badminton at the UW from 1978-81 ... has two sisters, Kelly and Marie and one brother, Nathan

Personal Bests
Indoor Outdoor
600 Meters 1:38.73 2-19-10 1500 Meters 4:42.42 3-27-10
800 Meters 2:16.11 2-10-07 Mile 5:03.24 2-3-07
1200 Meters 3:50.22 2-21-08 5000 Meters 17:22.87 4-19-08
Mile 5:03.24 2-3-07 Steeplechase 10:57.89 4-15-10
3000 Meters 10:41.04 1-12-08

Honors and Awards
Academic All-Big Ten (2)
2009, 2010

At the Big Ten Championships
2010 - Indoor
Mile: 22nd (5:12.57)

2010 - Outdoor
Steeplechase: 17th (11:01.05)
5000 Meters: DNF

2009 - Outdoor

Mile: 18th (5:18.86)

2009 - Outdoor
3000-Meter Steeplechase: 16th (11:39.20)

2007 - Indoor
800 Meters: 14th (2:20.82)

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