6 Karen Dowling
6 Karen Dowling
Height: 5-5
Year: SR
Hometown: Ann Arbor, MI
High School: Huron
Position: Utility

As a Junior (2011-2012):

Volleyball -- Played in 13 sets for the Beavers…Recorded one kill, three attacks, one set, one ace, and 13 digs in her Junior campaign…Tallied a kill against CMS on Oct 4, 2011…Had two digs against Pacific Union on Oct 13, 2011

Swimming/Diving -- Posted season-high times of 39.02, 1:24.16, 3:01.72 in the 50, 100, and 200 yard breaststorke events...Recorded times of 31.89, 1:09.67, and 2:32.08 in the 50, 100, and 200 yard freestyle events...Participated in the 50 and 200 yard backstroke where she had times of 40.21 and 2:56.05...Competed in the Individual Medley 200 and 400 yard races where she posted times of 2:47.56 and 6:05.36

Water Polo -- Scored two goals ... Also contributed four assists and seven steals ... Drew four exclusions


As a Sophomore (2010-2011):

Volleyball -- Appeared in one match for Caltech…Recorded two digs and one total attack against Occidental College on Oct 30, 2010


High School:

Member of the volleyball, swimming and water polo team at Huron HS … Earned four varsity letters in swimming … A three-time varsity letterwinner in water polo … Named best defensive player her freshman year in volleyball … Earned coaches award her senior year in water polo…Captained her swimming team her senior year


Personal:

Electrical Engineering major ... SAAC co-chair … Recently researched MEMS at the University of Michigan …  Also a member of Caltech water polo squad where she received AWPCA superior academic honors ... A three-sport athlete (Swim, Volleyball, Water Polo) in HS … Lists the USA Swim Team as her favorite team... Interested in pursuing PhD after graduation … Daughter of David and Cathy … Has six siblings (Mike, Ellen, Paul, Tommy, Susan, Matthew)