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Karen Blocker

Class: R-Senior
Position: GK
Height: 5-6

Previous School: Archbishop Spalding

Hometown: Bowie, Md.

2011 (R-Jr.)
• Named to the Big South All-Academic team
• Started all 20 games in the net for a total of 1865:26
• Finished the season with 91 saves and a goals-against average of 1.50
• Recorded four shutouts on the year
• Earned Big South Defensive Player of the Week Honors on Sept. 7 for her performances in games Longwood (Aug. 29), Brown (Sept. 2) and Valparaiso (Sept. 4)
• Posted her 200th career save on Sept. 23 in a 2-1 over George Washington
• Enters her final season No. 2 on Liberty's career shutout list with 11
• No. 3 all-time on Liberty's career saves list with 253

2010 (R-So.)
• Did not see game action due to injury.

2009 (So.)
• Appeared in 17 games for the Lady Flames, starting 14
• Named to the Big South all-conference first team
• Posted a 1.16 GAA and a .845 save percentage in 1320.53 of action
• Recorded a season-high 11 saves in games against Winthrop (Oct. 9) and High Point (Oct. 17)
• Went 499:50 without giving up a goal in her final six games in the net, recording 35 saves during the span
• Named to Big South Presidential Honor Roll

2008 (Fr.)
• Started 11 games for the Lady Flames
• Posted a 2.41 GAA and a .719 save percentage in 1010.00 of action
• Recorded a shutout in scoreless tie against Stetson on September 21
• Made a season-high 21 saves in 4-0 loss to Old Dominion on September 5
• Earned Big South Presidential Honor Roll mention

Prep
• Graduate of Archbishop Spalding High School
• Named by soccerbuzz to its College Recruits Top 150 players for 2008
• A four-year starter, the goalkeeper set Maryland state and school record with 57 shutouts
• Served as team captain and received team MVP and Golden Gloves awards in final season
• Helped team to IAAM conference championship as a junior
• Three-time all-met, four-time All-IAAM, four-time first-team all-county
• Helped lead her club team to the 2007 Maryland State Championship
• Spent three years in the Olympic Development Program
• In 2006, she was invited to Nike Premier 50 camp which brings top 50 goalkeepers in nation together for training and development

Personal
• Daughter of Hugh and Mary Beth Blocker
• Majoring in nursing at Liberty
• Birthday is March 15