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Karen (Karner) Michalak
Position: Hall of Fame Class of 1988
Other Position: Field Hockey, Women's Basketball, Women's Track & Field; 1975-77
Karen Michalak
Courtesy: CMU Athletic Communications
Release: 09/27/2007

A superb three-sport standout who was the first woman to be inducted into CMU's Athletics Hall of Fame... earned three letters in basketball, averaging 10.3 and 11.7 points per game her final two seasons... earned three letters in field hockey, played in three national tournaments and finished with 32 career goals and 17 assists... was a member of the 1978 U.S. National Field Hockey Team... earned three letters in track, reaching nationals... held the 400-meter hurdle record and once placed in five events in a meet... a product of Bay City Handy.