Personal Bests Indoor 1000m 3:53.51 1-mile 6:20.38 3000m 12:32.91 Outdoor 800m 2:48.86 1500m 5:47.95
2004: CROSS COUNTRY- Competed in the first two meets of the season for the Lady Tigers before an injury caused her to miss the remaining three races...Finished in the seventh team spot in each of the two races...Ran a 21:56 (3-mile) at the Memphis Twilight Classic and a 22:54 (5K) at the UALR Open.
2003-04: CROSS COUNTRY- Competed in two meets for the Lady Tigers...Ran a 13:57.50 in the 2-mile at the Memphis Twilight Classic...Ran a 23:48.67 in the 5K at the Commodore Classic...INDOOR-Finished eighth in the 1000m at the SEMO Invitational (3:07.53)...Ran a season best 1-mile (6:31.11) at the McDonald's Invitational, finishing 14th...OUTDOOR-Competed in four meets, running the 800m and 1500m...Finished 26th in the 1500m (6:00.13) at the Bulldog Invitational...Placed 37th in the 800m at the Vanderbilt Invitational with a time of 2:48.86...Improved to a 5:51.03 (1500m) at the Murray State Invitational...Posted a personal best 1500m (5:47.95) at the Ole Miss Invitational.
2002-03: CROSS COUNTRY-Competed in all six meets during the cross country season...Finished 87th at the C-USA Championships with a time of 27:13.79 (6K)...INDOOR-competed in three meets for the Lady Tigers...Ran a personal best 12:32.91 (3000m) at the Arkansas State Kickoff...Ran a personal best 6:20.38 (mile run) at the Southern Illinois Invite...Placed 27th in the mile run at the C-USA Indoor Championships... OUTDOOR-Ran a personal best 5:58.85 (1500m) at the Big Cat Classic...Did not compete in C-USA Outdoor Championships.
PREP: Attended Bolton H.S...Lettered four years in cross country and track...Team was Tennessee Regional runner-up in her sophomore (1999) and junior (2000) years and they won four regional cross country championships...Captained the cross country team as a senior...Personal best times in high school of 13:11 (two-mile) and 20:15 (three-mile)...Was also a member of the Beta Club and was the president of the German Club...Coached by Dan Henderson.
PERSONAL: Full Name is Karin Michelle Brooks...Born in Frankfurt, Germany on May 11, 1983...Major is undecided...Daughter of Bob and Kathy Brooks...Father is a designer, mother is an accountant...Chose Memphis because it is close to home and her older sister graduated from here...Enjoys swimming...Favorite book is "Biography: O 'Henry", favorite movie is "Without Limits"...Plans on coaching after graduation.