Karen Kozub

Karen Kozub


Alden, N.Y.

High School:
Alden HS


2006-07: Scored in all six meets she ran...kicked off the season with a season-best time of 19:22.10 and a top-50 finish at the Mountain Dew Invitational...ran No. 3 for UCF at the Great American Classic...earned a spot in the top 40 of the Furman Invitational...went 20:18.02 for a top-55 ranking at the Conference USA Championship...ran the 6K at the NCAA South Regional in 26:00.30.
2005-06:Raced in six of seven meets, scoring in all but one...opened with a career-best 19:23.01 in the 5K as she placed in the top 45 at the Gator Invitational...finished fourth for UCF at the Lakefront Invitational...ran No. 5 for the Golden Knights with a time of 19:58.60 at the Disney Classic...placed in the top 55 overall and fourth for UCF at the Conference USA Championship...earned a time of 24:22.37 in her first 6K at the NCAA South Regional.
2004-05: Redshirted the season.
2003-04: Scored in four of the six events she competed...posted her highest finish by coming in 10th in her season debut at the UCF Invitational...recorded her season best time of 19:55 and placed 11th at the Stetson Invitational...finished among the top 45 runners at the Atlantic Sun Championship with a time of 20:08...Atlantic Sun All-Academic Team.
Prior to UCF: Graduated from Alden High School...qualified for the New York State Championships a record six times during her career...member of the 2001 World Junior team...recognized as a Junior All-American in 2000...also played basketball...participated in the Spanish Club.
Personal: Born in Buffalo, N.Y. ...daughter of Dennis and Meg Kozub...father ran cross country and track at Fort Hays State in Kansas...major is physical education.