BIOGRAPHY
  Karyn Guttormsen
Karyn Guttormsen
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Kenosha, Wis.

High School:
Bradford High School

Last College:
Florida International

Height:
5-8

Birthdate:
09/12/1994


Junior: Went 19-14 in singles matches in her junior season ... Dominated the five and six singles spots, taking 13 of her 19 total wins in straight sets ... Went 6-1 in conference play to help lift the Cowgirls to a second-place finish in the Big 12 ... Advanced to the quarterfinals of the Blue singles draw at the Duke Invitational with a 6-7(1), 7-6(4), 6-3 victory over Duke's Alyssa Smith ... Qualified to compete in the ITA Regional main draw with two straight set wins in the qualifying rounds ... Teamed up with Maria Alvarez, Katarina Adamovic and Mariah Burke to go 21-12 in doubles action

Sophomore: Went 14-8 in singles play during her first spring as a Cowgirl ... Was a key piece to the Cowgirls' successful season, as the team had a 12-2 record when Guttormsen was victorious in her matches ... Dealt the final blow to the top-seeded Baylor Bears in the Big 12 tournament semifinals when she defeated Alex Clay on six to clinch the 4-3 victory for the Cowgirls and send the team to the conference championship match for the first time in ten years ... Paired with Meghan Blevins for much of the season to notch an 11-7 record on No. 2 doubles for Oklahoma State ... The pair defeated the 82nd-ranked duo of Oklahoma's Mia Lancaster and Emma Devine, 9-8(4), to clinch the doubles point and help the Cowgirls knock off the Sooners.

Freshman:Competed for Florida International University.

Personal: Born on September 12, 1994 in Kenosha, Wis. ... Daughter of Kevin and Julia Guttormsen ... Has one brother, Evan (16), and two half-brothers, Josh (28) and Justin (22) ... Attended Bradford High School ... Recently transferred from Florida International University where she notched a 14-8 record her freshman year ... Was named Wisconsin Player of the Year in 2010 ... In 2010, also won Wisconsin state championship ... Started college at age 16.

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