Omaha Track & Field BIO
Karo Garcia
Player Profile:
Karo Garcia 1500588
Position: Distance
Height: 5'2"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Columbus, Neb.
High School: Columbus

Personal Bests:
1,000 m:
  3:23.67 at Dordt Indoor Invitational, 1/12/13

Mile:  5:27.58 at Jack Jennett Invitational, 1/30/15
3,000 m:  10:39.70 at Nebraska Tune-Up, 2/20/15
5,000 m:  18:31.94 at SDSU Indoor Invitational, 2/13/15

800 m:  2:29.53 at Nebraska Invitational, 5/6/17
1,500 m:  5:00.26 at Bryan Clay Invitational, 4/14/17
3,000 m:  11:06.41 at Tulsa Duels, 3/18/17
5,000 m:
  18:25.33 at Kip Janvrin Open, 4/24/15

2,000 m steeplechase:  8:03.54 at Tulsa Duels on 3/16/13
3,000 m steeplechase:  12:05.10 at Kip Janvrin Open, 4/26/13

2016-17 (Junior)
Redshirted the indoor season…outdoors, had a PR of 5:00.26 in the 1,500 meters at the Bryan Clay Invitational (April 14)…put up a PR of 11:06.41 in the 3,000 meters at the Tulsa Duels (March 18)…had a PR of 2:29.53 in the 800 meters at the Nebraska Invitational (May 6)…ran a season best time of 18:27.28 in the 5,000 meters at Kip Janvrin Open (April 28).


Did not compete during the indoor or outdoor seasons.

2014-15 (Sophomore)
During the indoor season, posted a personal best time of 5:27.58 in the mile at the Jack Jennett Invitational (Jan. 30)…had a personal best 3,000 meter time of 10:39.70 at the Nebraska Tune-Up (Feb. 20)…put up a personal best 5,000 meter time of 18:31.94 at the SDSU Indoor Invitational (Feb. 13)…outdoors, had a PR time of 18:25.33 in the 5,000 meters at the Kip Janvrin Open (April 24)…had a PR of 5:09.02 in the 1,500 meters at the Tulsa Duels (March 21)…at the same meet, had a personal best clocking of 2:36.40 in the 800 meters.

Did not compete in the indoor or outdoor season.

2012-13 (Freshman)
Indoors, had a personal best of 3:23.67 in the 1,000 meters at the Dordt Indoor Invitational on Jan. 12…had a PR of 11:35.54 in the 3,000 meters on Jan. 18 at the Nebraska Wesleyan Invitational…posted a PR of 5:40.60 in the mile at the Bill Hillenbrand Alumni Track Meet on Jan. 26…registered a PR of 18:54.11 in the 5,000 meters at the Nebraska Tune-Up on Feb. 15…outdoors, had a personal best of 8:03.54 in the 2,000 meter steeplechase at the Tulsa Duels on March 16…ran a PR of 18:58.73 in the 5,000 meters at the Doane College Relays on April 20…posted a PR of 12:05.10 in the 3,000 meter steeplechase at the Kip Janvrin Open on April 26…also ran cross country.

Before UNO
Was a four-year letter winner in cross country and track at Columbus High School...qualified for the state meet in both cross country and track as a a freshman, was part of Columbus' school record two-mile relay team...also lettered in swimming as a senior.

Born Sept. 24, 1993...daughter of Moses and Martina Horta Garcia...has one brother, David...undecided on a major.
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