2008-2009: Swam the ninth fastest 100 butterfly mark all-time at Valpo (1:00.58) as a junior ... posted the team’s second fastest 100 (1:02.41) and 200 backstroke (2:13.96) times of the season ... named to the Horizon League Fall and Spring Academic Honor Rolls.
2007-2008: Posted the fifth fastest 100 backstroke time in school history (1:01.88) ... swam the sixth best 200 back time (2:13.87) ever at Valpo ... recorded a career-best time (2:22.83) in the 200 individual medley ... named to both the Horizon League Fall and Spring Academic Honor Rolls.
2006-2007: Turned in the team’s third fastest 100 backstroke time of the season (1:03.29) ... also turned in the team’s second best 200 back time of the year (2:15.92) ... swam the team’s second fastest 400 individual medley time of the year (5:13.07) ... named to the Mid-Continent Conference All-Academic Team.
Prep: A four-year letterwinner for the Skyhawks ... swam backstroke on the school record 200 medley relay ... named team’s Most Improved Swimmer as a junior ... Abrey Truett Award recipient as a senior ... finished fifth in the state in the 100 backstroke as a senior ... led team to a third place finish in the region as a senior.
Personal: Karen is the daughter of Jeff and Suzie Berg ... majors are Spanish and secondary education ... born May 10, 1988.