Kara Hettinger
Kara Hettinger
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Lindenhurst, Ill.
High School: Saint Joseph Catholic Academy

Athletic Honors

  • 2018 Captain

Academic Honors

  • 2017-18 D2 ADA Academic Achievement Award
  • Spring 2018 NE10 Commissioner's Honor Roll
  • Fall 2017 NE10 Commissioner's Honor Roll
  • 2016-17 D2 ADA Academic Achievement Award
  • Spring 2017 NE10 Commissioner's Honor Roll
  • Fall 2016 NE10 Commissioner's Honor Roll
  • Spring 2016 NE-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll
  • Fall 2015 NE-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll

As a Junior

  • Appeared in five races
  • Best 5K time: 21:49 at James Earley Invitational on Oct. 7
  • Best 6K time: 27:20 at NE10 Championship on Oct. 22
  • High placement: 24th at Vermont Intercollegiate Championship (22:31 5K) on Sept. 30

As a Sophomore

  • Appeared in four races
  • Best 5K time: 22:19 at NCAA East Regional Championship Preview Meet on Sept. 17
  • Best 6K time: 26:46 at James Earley Invitational on Oct. 8
  • High placement: 26th at Shacklette Invitational (23:21 5K) on Sept. 4

As a Freshman

  • Appeared in six races
  • Best 5K time: 23:07 at Albany Invitational on Oct. 17
  • Best 6K time: 28:18 at NE10 Championship on Oct. 26
  • High placement: 53rd at Vermont Intercollegiate Championship (25:28 5K) on Oct. 3

High School: Competed in cross country, soccer and basketball at Saint Joseph Catholic Academy ... captained both the cross country and soccer teams as a senior ... graduated on the high honors list ... member of the National Honor Society.

Personal: Kara Ann Hettinger ... daughter of Joseph and Ann Marie Hettinger ... majoring in environmental science and political science, and minoring in chemistry ... Dean's List student ... sister, Erin, played volleyball at Knox College.