Karen Barrientos
Karen Barrientos
Year: Junior
Hometown: Ashtabula, Ohio
High School: Lakeside

CAREER RACE-BY-RACE RESULTS

2016 // JUNIOR SEASON
Named First Team All-Horizon League after finishing fifth at the Horizon League Championship with a program record 6K time of 22:10 – becoming the first Viking under head coach Joe Jaketic to earn the honor…captured the individual title at the LHU Invitational with a 6K time of 22:25 – becoming the first Viking over the last 12 seasons to place first in a meet…shattered the Cleveland State 5K record at the Jenna Strong Fall Classic, placing sixth with a 5K time of 18:05… also notched top-10 finishes at the Friendship Invitational (5th – 18:41) and Storm Invitational (6th – 16:43 (4.3K))…was the first Viking to cross the finish line in all nine races during the season…finished the year with four top-10 5K and 6K performances in the CSU Record Book.

PRIOR TO CLEVELAND STATE
Two-time cross country All-American at Cuyahoga Community College…two-time indoor and outdoor track All-American at Tri-C…picked up Academic Scholar Athlete honors in cross country, indoor track and outdoor track.

PERSONAL
Born January 29, 1996 in Mexico…daughter of Elizabeth Rodriquez…has one brother, Karlos…graduated Lakeside High School with honors…earned Academic Scholar Athlete accolades…part of the National Honor Society…majoring in health sciences.