#4 Karen Korb
|HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL)||Lutheran|
2007: Played in all 46 games for the Crusaders, making 45 starts ... a Second Team All Mid-Con honoree ... led Valpo and was second in the league with 20 stolen bases ... was successful on 17 of last 18 stolen base attempts of season ... also led Valpo with 15 sacrifices ... registered eight multi-hit games on the season ... went 2-for-4 with two runs scored and two stolen bases March 6 versus Sacred Heart ... stole a career-best three bases March 23 at UMKC ... scored a career-high three runs in a single game the next day against the Kangaroos ... put together a nine-game hitting streak April 10-19 ... named to Mid-Con All-Academic team ... a member of the Mid-Con Commissioner’s List of Academic Excellence ... named an NFCA Scholar-Athlete ... named to the ESPN the Magazine Academic All-District V Second Team.
2006: Started in 46 of her 51 appearances in debut campaign ... 16 stolen bases was good for fifth in the Mid-Con ... laid down 20 sacrifices on the year ... used team-best eight hit by pitches to register a .361 on-base percentage, second-best on the Crusaders ... recorded three multi-hit games ... scored run as pinch-runner in debut March 5 vs. Saint Peter’s ... hit safely in nine out of ten games from March 6-11 ... drove in two runs March 7 vs. South Dakota State ... crossed the plate twice March 25 at Southern Utah ... named to Mid-Con All-Academic team ... an NFCA Scholar-Athlete.
Prep: A four-year letterwinner for the Saints ... led team to school’s first ever state championship, in any sport, as a junior ... served as team captain as a junior and senior ... earned All-County recognition as a senior ... named to Academic All-State team in 2005 ... member of National Honor Society ... was salutatorian of her graduating class ... won school’s Academic Senior Athlete Award ... also lettered in volleyball and basketball.
Personal: Karen is the daughter of Dennis and Margo Korb ... majors are finance and marketing ... has earned Valpo Presidential academic honors and been named tothe Dean’s List each of her semesters at Valpo ... born October 4, 1986.