Karen Flesh
Karen Flesh
Height: 5-4
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Aurora, Ill.
High School: Metea Valley
Events: Throws/Jumps
Major: Communication and German

College Career:

Personal Bests (Year):

Pole Vault - 2.47 meters (2016)

Shot Put - 11.46 meters (2017)

Weight Throw (Indoor) - 9.28 meters (2017)

Javelin - 30.23 meters (2017)

Hammer Throw - 33.28 meters (2017)

2017 Outdoor:

  • Competed in six meets
  • Finished first in Shot Put at the Jim Cole Scottie Open with a throw of 10.61 meters
  • Finished third in Javelin at the Charles A. Gray Invitational with a throw of 27.98 meters
  • Finished fifth at the MIAA Field Day in Shot Put with a personal-best throw of 11.46 meters
  • Set personal-bests in both Javelin (30.23 meters) and Hammer Throw (33.28 meters) at the MIAA Field Day

2016-17 Indoor:

  • Competed in six meets
  • Third place in Shot Put at the SVSU Doug Hansen Open, throwing for 10.02 meters
  • Career-best performance in Shot Put at the MIAA Indoor Championships
  • Career-best 9.28 meters in the Weight Throw at the Aquinas College Little Meet

2016 Outdoor:

  • Competed in four meets.
  • Finished first in the javelin throw at the Northwood GO MAD Open with a career best of 28.40 meters.
  • Took sixth at the Jim Cole Scotty Open in the shot put with a career best of 9.51 meters.
  • Recorded a career best of 2.47 meters in the pole vault at the 21st Annual Dick Small Invitational.

2015-16 Indoor:

  • Competed in four meets.
  • Recorded a season best of 8.33 meters in the shot put.

2015 Outdoor:

  • Competed in four meets.
  • Recorded a season best of 2.45 meter in the pole vault. 

2014-15 Indoor:

  • Competed in two meets. 

High School: Most Valuable Player award in basketball ... 3.5 GPA or higher.

Community Involvement: Key Club International Community Service Club.

Personal: Chose Alma College for her scholarships and for the great environment.