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Karen Greuel
Karen Greuel

RS Senior

Madison, Wis.

High School:
La Follette



Greuel's Track and Field Bio


  • 2009 Academic All-Big Ten in cross country
  • 2008 Academic All-Big Ten in track

Competed in the Northern Illinois Huskie Open finishing eighth for UW and tenth overall clocking in at 19:32.52 ... placed 116th at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational with a time of 22:43 ... took 216th place at the Pre-NCAA Invitational with a time of 22:56.2 ... competed in UW-Oshkosh Open and finished second in a time of 18:10 ... placed 74th at Big Ten Championships with a time of 22:37... placed 100th at NCAA Great Lakes Regional with a time of 22:39.74

2009: Competed in five meets, finished in the top six among Badgers in each race ... Finished a season-best 11th overall at the Bradley Classic with a time of 22:05 ... Clocked a time of 23:28 and a 13th place finish at the Iona Meet of Champions ... Registered a 18:30 finishing time and a 77th overall finish at the Wisconsin Adidas Invitational ... Finished 74th overall at the Big Ten Championships, cashing in a time of 23:16 ... Captured an 86th place finish at the NCAA Regional with a 22:48 finish time ... Named 2009 Academic All-Big Ten

2008: Competed in three meets ... placed 15th at the Northern Illinois Huskie Open with a time of 19:50 ... finished fifth for UW and 68th overall with a time of 23:13 at the Paul Short Invitational

2007: Did not compete

2006: Redshirt season

2006 state champion in the 1,600 meters ... eight-time conference champion in track ... school record holder in the 800, 1,600 and 3,200 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

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 (21) and Marie (15) and one brother, Nathan (13)

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