The Mids had a league-best eight student-athletes with a 4.00 GPA.
2016-17 (Sophomore Season):
Competed in the middle distance events, taking part in the 1,000m, 1,500m, and 1-mile races during the indoor season and the 1,500m run throughout outdoors … Clocked a season-best time of 2:35.22 at Princeton in the 1,000m … Had season-best times of 3:59.96 (outdoor) at George Mason Spring Invite and 4:03.00 (indoor) at the Navy Invite in the 1,500m, while clocking a 4:16.43 in the 1-mile run at the Navy Open.
2015-16 (Freshman Season):
Did not compete during the season.
High School / Personal:
Four-year letterwinner in cross country at Festus High School, also lettering for four years in track and field … Garnered the 2014-15 Gatorade Missouri Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year, which was the high school's first student-athlete to bestow the honor … Raced to the Class 3 Individual State Championships with a time of 15:23.80 in 2014 … Led squad to the State Championship Title in 2012 and 2014 … Earned All-Conference, All-District, and All-State honors from 2012-15 in cross country … Member of the National Honor Society … Valedictorian of the Class of 2015 … Son of Mike and Shana Karls.