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  Kari Summers

Kari Summers

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Troy, Ohio

High School:
Troy

2008 Honors:
MAC Runner-Up, First Team All-MAC, Academic All-MAC, USTFCCCA All-Academic Team

Kari Summers Photo Gallery

2010: Competed in six meets for the Bobcats ... Ran a 17:01.60 for 4th place at the Virginia Tech Alumni Invitational ... Placed 2nd at the Ohio Invitational with a time of 18:33.14 ... Finished 4th at the All-Ohio Championships with a 17:29.9 ... Finished 74th at Pre-Nationals ... Took 10th overall in the MACChampionships ... Placed 53rd at the Great Lakes Regional.

2009: Did not compete.

2008: Recorded one of the best seasons in school history ... Qualified for the NCAA National Championship, along with teammate Annie Beecham, becoming the first women's runners from Ohio to qualify since 1998 ... Placed 111th at Nationals with a time of 21:16.8, the sixth-best 6K time in school history ... Also owns Ohio's fifth-best 6K mark with a 21:16.3 at the Great Lakes Regional, good for fifth place ... Finished runner-up at the MAC Championship behind Beecham with the third-best 5K mark in school history, a 17:02.9 ... Earned All-MAC First Team honors ... Shattered Ohio's 6K record with a 20:52.2 at Pre-Nationals, placing 21st ... Placed second at the All-Ohio Championships and third at the Notre Dame Invitational ... Named the MAC Women's Runner of the Week on three occasions ... Also named to the Academic All-MAC Team at the conclusion of the season ... Earned All-Academic honors from the USTFCCCA.

2007: One of the Bobcats' most consistent performers in the 2007 cross country season ... Summers recorded a top-10 finish at the MAC Championships to lead the Bobcats to a second-straight conference championship ... Season-best time of 17:47 came at the Notre Dame Invitational where she placed 45th in a very competitive field ... Tallied three top-10 finishes on the season including a season-best third at the Mel Brodt Invite to begin the season ... Also placed seventh at the MAC Championships and eighth at the All-Ohio Championships ... Took 41st at Regionals.

2006: Shined her freshman season with three top-15 finishes while competing in six events ... Best place was sixth at the MAC Championships with a time of 20:47.10 ... Took seventh at the Mel Brodt Invite and 15th at the All-Ohio Championships ... Finished 110th at the Notre Dame Invitational ... Placed 171st at NCAA Pre-Nationals ... 36th place at Great Lakes Regional.

HIGH SCHOOL: Posted a best time of 19:33 for Troy High School.

PERSONAL: A nutrition with science major ... Daughter of David and Kathy ... Born on February 2, 1988.