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Karla Gunderson Athlete Profile

Karla Gunderson

Karla Gunderson
Positions: Jumps, Hurdles Height: 5-8 Roster Years: 2002 Hometown: Gresham, OR Last School: Sam Barlow High School


  • Born in Burns, Oregon
  • Parents are Gaye and Grant Gunderson

Before BYU

  • Won four letters in track, one in cross country and volleyball and three in basketball
  • Valedictorian of Sam Barlow High School with a 4.0 GPA
  • Named Athlete of the year, Captain and MVP of track team twice
  • First team all-league in track
  • Three-time district champion
  • Placed fourth in the 100mH at the state championships in 2000
  • Named all-state honorable mention in 2000
  • Named second team all-league in basket ball
  • Personal bests of 15.1 in the 100mH and 46.2 in the 300mH