Born on April 4th, 1992... Majoring in Physical Education and minoring in exercise science... Aspires to play professional soccer... Chose PBA because she felt it looked like a fantastic university in a very nice place. She felt it was a place she could develop as a soccer player... Favorite verse is Philippians 4:13... Favorite team is Barcelona... Favorite athlete is Lionel Messi and Daniel Alves... Daughter of Olaug and Tore Harnes... Has four siblings: Marianne, Jarle, Kristian, and Elisabeth.
Took a big step forward as one of the team's top defenders and most relied upon backline players... Started all 21 matches on the season while producing 1,841 minutes on the field, second most among field players... Scored four goals and two assists for a total of 10 points... Registered her first two goals of the season in back-to-back matches, against Florida Memorial University on September 21st and against Georgia Gwinett College on Sepetember 23rd... Tallied her first assist versus the University of West Alabama on October 7th... Delivered a penalty kick goal versus Truett McConnell College at the NCCAA Regional Tournament on November 16th... Named to the NCCAA All-American first-team... Selected to the NCCAA All-Region team... Chosen to the Independent Collegiate Athletic Association (ICAA) All-ICAA first-team.
Posted solid numbers on defense as a true freshman, despite battling a side-lining injury in the onset of the season... Earned nine starts in 13 matches, for a total of 949 minutes... Contributed four points off of two goals from the backfield... Member of the 2011 NSCAA/Adidas Academic Team.
Competed in soccer at Framnes Christian High School... Helped lead her team to a third-place finish at the Aukra Cup.
Karoline Harnes | #11 | D
Hometown: Haroy, Norway
Previous School: Framnes Christian HS
Major: Physical Education