Karissa Bertling
2011-12 Women's Track & Field
New Port Richey, Fla.
Ridgewood HS
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.

2011-12 Women's Track & Field
Nicole Alexander5'4"Fr.
Karissa Bertling5'5"Fr.
Kasey Jones5'5"Fr.
Genevieve KupritzSo.
Emma Bowers5'5"Sr.
Hannah Bowers5'5"Sr.
Demetria Edgecombe5'1"Fr.
Emani Harrison5'2"So.
WSOC Radford Johnson City, Tenn.
Aug 22, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
MSOC ETSU Blacksburg, Va.
Aug 23, 7:00 p.m. Virginia Tech (Exh.)
WSOC ETSU Cookeville, Tenn.
Aug 24, 1:00 p.m. Tennessee Tech
WSOC Appalachian St. Johnson City, Tenn.
Aug 28, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
MCC Covered Bridge Open Boone, N.C.
Aug 29
WCC Covered Bridge Open Boone, N.C.
Aug 29
VB ETSU Charlotte, N.C.
Aug 29, 9:00 a.m. Morgan State University
VB ETSU Charlotte, N.C.
Aug 29, 5:00 p.m. California State University, Sacramento
MSOC ETSU Richmond, Va.
Aug 29, 7:00 p.m. William & Mary
VB ETSU Charlotte, N.C.
Aug 30, 12:00 p.m. UNC Charlotte
WSOC Campbell Johnson City, Tenn.
Aug 31, 1:00 p.m. ETSU
MSOC ETSU Richmond, Va.
Aug 31, 3:30 p.m. VCU
WSOC South Carolina St. Johnson City. Tenn.
Sep 2, 6:00 p.m. ETSU
VB ETSU Fairfax, Va.
Sep 5, 3:00 p.m. The College of William and Mary
VB ETSU Fairfax, Va.
Sep 5, 7:00 p.m. George Mason University
WSOC Alabama A&M Johnson City, Tenn.
Sep 5, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
VB ETSU Fairfax, Va.
Sep 6, 12:00 p.m. University of Maryland