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Karissa Bertling
2012-13 Women's Track & Field
HT.
5'4"
YR.
So.
HOMETOWN
New Port Richey, Fla.
PREVIOUS SCHOOL
Ridgewood HS
MAJOR
Criminal Justice
Karissa Bertling

2011-12: Established personal bests in the 55m (7.13), 100m (12.17), 200m (24.70) and 400m (58.33)... made her ETSU debut at the Appalachian Indoor Invite (Dec. 2-3), finishing third with her collegiate best in the 55m... earned fourth in the 200m at the A-Sun Indoor Championships (Feb. 17-18)... part of the third-place 4x100m relay team at the Charlotte 49er Classic, also making the 200m finals and finishing fourth (March 15-17)... had three good finishes at the Beynon Sports Catamount Classic, helping her 4x100m relay team take second, earning fifth in the 200m and earning sixth in the 100m (March 24)... fifth in the 100m and sixth in the 200m at the Tennessee Challenge (April 7)... ended the year fifth in the 200m at the Winthrop Twilight (May 6).

Prior to ETSU: A four-year tack & field athlete at Ridgewood HS under head coach Sue Vien... earned varsity letters in swimming, soccer and weightlifting... set her school record in the 100m (11.75)... earned North Suncoast Female Track Athlete honors in 2010... voted Athlete of the Year in 2010 by Tampa Tribune Pasco County Suncoast News... finished third in the state meet in the 200m, and fifth in the 100m.

Personal: Born June 24, 1993... daughter of Kimberly Mehren and Dale Bertling... majoring in criminal justice.