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Gabriella Karas
Gabriella  Karas

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Louisville, Ky.

High School:
Martha Layne Collins

Event:
Cross Country/Distance


Background
 Named the 2016 Midway Universty Student-Athlete of the Year 
 Recognized as the MLCH Student-Athlete of the Year 
 Holds the triple distance record in class 2A history 
 Recorded the 2A state record holder in the 800m 
 Holds the all-class state record in the 5k and the 1600m
 Was a four-time state champion in the 1600m, a four-time state champion in cross country, a two-time state champion in the 3200 mile and a two-time state champion in the 800m  
 Recognized as a Top 15 All-American 
 Named Kentucky Runner of the Year twice, the 2015 Kentucky Gatorade Runner of the Year and MLCH Most Valuable Runner of the Year four times


Personal 
 Daughter of Donna Karas
 Has two brothers, Anthony and Michael, and two sisters, Angela and Caterina
 Sister, Caterina, runs cross country at Xavier

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