Karen Lobaton
Karen Lobaton
Year: SR
Hometown: Parsippany, N.J.
High School: Parsippany
Position: Sprints/Hurdles
Major: Pharmaceutical Sciences

2015-16

  • Outdoor
    • Eighth in the 100m hurdles (14.89s) at the Atlantic 10 Championship.
    • Ran a personal best time of 14.70s in the 100m, hurdle prelims at the NC State Raleigh Relays. 

2014-15

  • Outdoor
    • Finished 12th in the 100m hurdles, (15.40s), and 15th in the 200m dash, (27.12s) at the Stonehill Skyhawk Invitational.
    • Finished seventh in the 100m hurdles, (15.63s), and 32nd in the 200m dash, (26.87s) at the Mark Young Yale Invitational.
    • Finished third in the 100m hurdles, (14.97s), and 10th in the 200m dash, (26.89s) at the Brown Invitational.
    • Finished seventh in the 100m hurdles, (15.69s), and ninth in the 200m dash, (27.04s) at the UMass Invitational.
  • Indoor
    • Finished 42nd in the 60m hurdles, (9.31s) at the David Hemery Valentine Invitational.
    • Finished seventh in the 60m hurdles, (9.18s), and 10th in the 200m, (27.07s) at the URI Coaches vs. Domestic Violence Invitational.
    • Finished 35th in the 60m hurdles, (9.38s) at the Boston University Terrier Classic.
    • Finished seventh in the 60m hurdles, (9.39s), and 29th in the 200m dash, (27.73s) at the Sorlien Memorial Invitational.
    • Finished fourth in the 60m hurdles, (9.40s) at the Brown University Alden Invitational.

2013-14

  • Outdoor
    • Finished ninth in the 200m dash, (26.63), and ninth in the 100m hurdles, (15.53m) at the Stonehill Invitational.
    • Finished 22nd in the 200m dash, (27.22), 17th in the 100m hurdles, (16.07), and second in the 4x100m relay, (49.31) at the Yale Invitational.
    • Finished 21st in the 200m dash, (27.17), and third in the 4x100m relay, (49.03) at the Brown Invitational.
    • Finished 12th in the 100m hurdles, (16.03), and sixth in the 4x100m relay, (52.92) at the UConn Invitational.
    • Finished fourth in the 200m dash, (26.87), and fourth in the 100m hurdles, (15.85) at the Central Connecticut State Invitational.
  • Indoor
    • Finished sixth of six in the 60m hurdles, (9.34) at the Brown Collegiate Invitational.
    • Finished 98th of 212 in the 200m dash, (26.51) at the Valentine's Invitational.
    • Finished 24th of 40 in the 200m dash, (27.07) at the URI Coaches' Invitational.
    • Finished 58th of 163 in the 200m dash, (26.14) at the Terrier Classic.
    • Finished fifth in the 200m dash, (27.20) at the Brown University Alden Invitational.
    • Finished eighth in the 200m dash finals, (27.51) at the Sorlien Invitational.

2012-13

  • Outdoor
    • Competed in the Uconn Invitational, Brown Invitational and the Stonehill Invitational. 
  • Indoor
    • Finished third in the 60m hurdles, (9.32) at the GoRhody Invitational.

High School

  • Attended Parsippany High School
  • Four-year member of the track & field team and a three-year member of the soccer team
  • Captained the winter track team 2011-2012 and the spring track team in 2012
  • Named to the First Team All-Conference, Daily Record Team, All Country Team, and the MVP Award winner in 2011 and 2012
  • Selected for the Coach’s Award and Most Improved in 2011
  • Made Second Team All-Conference in 2010
  • Broke the school record in 100m hurdles, 55m hurdles, 400m hurdles in 2012
  • Was a member of the NJAC Conference Champions and Morris County Relays Small School Champions in 2012
  • Team went 7-0 in dual meets in 2012
  • Was the county champion in the 55m hurdles in 2012 and the county champion in the 100m hurdles in 2011
  • Member of the National Honor Society 2011-2012 and the Spanish Honors Society 2010-2011
  • Took part in the school choir, Spanish Club, Battle of the Bands, Charity Concerts, and Student Council
  • Volunteered at the Public Library, Morristown Memorial Hospital, and the Beverwyck Nursing Home

Personal

  • Born November 10, 1993
  • Daughter of Leo and Elizabeth Lobaton
  • Has one sister, Nicole
  • Her sister plays soccer at Arcadia University
  • Enjoys music, playing the guitar, singing, soccer, running, the piano, and hanging out with friends
  • Lists Lolo Jones as her favorite athlete
  • Follows the New York Giants
  • Majoring in Pharmaceutical Sciences