Karen Somes
Karen  Somes

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Kirtland, Ohio

High School:
Kirtland

Height:
6-0

Position:
Varsity

06/01/2016

Five Buckeyes Earn CRCA All-Region Honors

Twenty-two athletes names CRCA Scholar-Athletes

04/09/2016

No. 3 Buckeyes Win Seven Races Against No. 10 Michigan, Michigan St.

1V8, 1V4 and 2V4 finish unbeaten

05/17/2015

Big Ten Champions! No. 1 Buckeyes Win Third-Consecutive Title

Ohio State wins six of seven finals on its way to a championship-record 186 points

05/16/2015

No. 1 Ohio State Sweeps B1G Preliminary Heats

Buckeyes finish 4-0 on day one of the Big Ten championships, are well positioned for day two

04/25/2015

No. 1 Ohio State Wins All Six Races Saturday in Regular Season Finale

Buckeyes have two weekends off prior to the Big Ten championships

05/19/2015

2015 B1G Rowing Championships

Photos by Walt Middleton Photography

Athletic Accolades
2015 Big Ten champion (1N8)

Academic Achievements
CRCA National Scholar-Athlete
Academic All-Big Ten
Ohio State Scholar-Athlete

2016 (Sophomore)
Rowed as a member of the Third Varsity Four in one race … competed in the 3V4 against No. 10 Michigan Ohio State’s 2V4 and finished with a time of 8:02.3.

Prior to Ohio State
Attended Kirtland High School … four-year letter winner and starter for the Kirtland soccer team; Second Team All-Greater Cleveland … four-year track letter winner; state qualifier and district champion … three-year basketball letter winner at center.

Personal
Daughter of Kathy and Steve … has two brothers, Brian and Michael … … majoring in data analysis … enjoys reading, eating and watching Netflix … mother, Kathy, ran track at Cornell University; father, Steve, rowed at Cornell.