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Karen Van Wagenen Athlete Profile

Karen Van Wagenen

Position: Distance Height: 5-11 Roster Years: 1980-1984 Hometown: Clovis, CA


  • 1982 AIAW 2-mile relay (Indoor)
  • 1983 USTFCA 2-mile relay (Indoor)


  • Majoring in food science and nutrition


  • AIAW Indoor All-American: 1982 (2 Mile Relay)
  • NCAA Indoor All-American: 1983 (2 Mile Relay)


BYU Indoor Record Holder: Two-Mile Relay- 8:57.41
BYU Outdoor Record Holder: Two-Mile Relay- 9:00.40; Distance Medley- 11:44.10

1982 | Junior Year

  • Selected AIAW Indoor All-Region VII
  • Named AIAW Indoor All-America for running a leg on BYU's sixth place two-mile relay team at Nationals