Karen Kozub

Karen Kozub

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Alden, N.Y.

High School:
Alden HS

Event:
Middle Distance

2007... Opened the indoor season by placing ninth in the mile with a time of 5:15.23 at the Florida Intercollegiate...took fourth in the 800m at 2:15.16 at the Diet Pepsi Invitational...ran the 1,000m in a school record of 2:56.37 at the New Balance Invitational...recorded a time of 5:12.27 in the mile and took second place with the distance medley relay at the Clemson Invitational...ran the 800m in 2:15.35 and ran the first leg for the distance medley relay team that took sixth at the C-USA Indoor Championship...redshirted the outdoor season.
2006... Opened the indoor season with a top 10 finish in the mile at the Florida Intercollegiate...took sixth with a time of 2:20.27 in the 800m at UNC Fast Times...a member of the distance medley relay that took second at UNC Fast Times...also earned a top 10 finish in the mile at the Tiger Classic, recording the team's second best time of the season at 5:18.32...qualified for the 800m finals at the C-USA Indoor Championship and finished eighth overall...made her outdoor debut with a second place showing in the 5,000m...posted her season best time of 2:14.77 in the 800m at the Duke Invitational...finished third in the 3,000m at the Bulldog Limited...took second in the 800m at the Golden Knight Twilight.
2005... Finished eighth in the mile at the Florida Intercollegiate...posted the team's best indoor 800m time of 2:19.16 with a first place effort at the Carolina Classic...ran to a second place finish in the 800m event at the UCF Invitational...grabbed fifth place (2:18.26) in the garnet 800m at the FSU Relays...recorded a season best time of 2:13.62 and placed second in the 800m at the USF Brighthouse Invitational...finished fourth in the 800m run at the A-Sun Championship...won the 800m title at the Golden Knight Twilight...finished seventh at 2:16.25 in the 800m at the Seminole Twilight.
2004... Earned a top 15 finish in the 800m run during her collegiate debut at the Gator Invitational indoor meet...followed that with a sixth place showing in the mile at the Florida Intercollegiate...took second in the 1,500m at the UCF Invitational in her outdoor debut...was fourth in the gold division of the 800m at the FSU Relays...ran a personal record of 4:46.04 in the 1,500m to finish in the top 10 at the Florida Relays...captured the Atlantic Sun title in the 800m event with a career best time of 2:12.02...earned all-conference honors and an automatic bid to the NCAA Regional meet for the effort...also received all-conference honors as a member of the 4x400m relay team that took third at the A-Sun Championships.
Prior to UCF... Qualified for a record six New York state championships in her career...member of the 2001 World Junior Team and in 2000 was recognized as a Junior All-American...also played high school basketball and was a member of the Spanish Club.
Personal... Born in Buffalo, N.Y....daughter of Dennis and Margaret Kozub...father ran cross country and track at Ft. Hayes State...major is physical education.

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