Caterina  Karas

Caterina Karas


Simpsonville, Ky.

High School:
Martha Layne Collins


2013-14: Competed in six events during the indoor season ... Placed sixth at the IPFW Invitational in the 800m with a time of 2:22.52 ... Ran a 5:20.31 mile at the IPFW Duals to place sixth ... Finished ninth in the 1,000m at the BIG EAST Indoor Championship with a time of 3:02.10 ... Competed in three events during the outdoor season ... Placed eighth in the 800m at the Miami Invitational with a time of 2:20.18 ... Ran the 1,500m in a time of 4:53.65 ... Placed eighth in the 3,000m steeplechase at the Oliver Nikoloff Invitational with a time of 12:03.75.

2012-13: Competed in three events during the 2012-13 indoor season as a freshman ... Won the Oiler Opener in the one mile with a time of 5:29.4 and finished thirty-second at the Gladstein Invite with a time of 5:36.50 ... Did not compete in the 2013 outdoor season.

High School: Set the Kentucky state 5K record with her first-place finishing time of 18:11.92 at the 2010 KHSAA AA Cross Country Championship ... Took second place (18:46.20) in the Kentucky state championship 5K run her senior season, behind only her younger sister Gabriella ... Ran for Derby City AAU program, claiming the Girls 5K Intermediate Title at the 2011 AAU National Championship with a personal best time of 17:54 ... Best times: 800M 2:16.3, Mile: 5:10.2, 5K: 17:54.1

Personal: Wants to be a pediatrician ... Has three sisters and one brother