Born December 25, 1994... Majoring in Elementary Education... Aspires to become an elementary teacher... Chose PBA because it felt like home and provided her the opportunity to pursue her dream of playing college soccer... Favorite verse is Isaiah 40:31... Favorite team is the U.S. Women's Soccer Team... Favorite athlete is Kristine Lilly... Daughter of Bobby and Kim White... Has one sibling: Karlie.
Karina played an important role for the Sailfish this season, starting all 15 games on the season and recording 1275 minutes of action … was second on the team with three goals and also second with six points … scored her three goals on only five shots … scored the final two Sailfish goals this season; one in a 2-1 loss to Rollins College on Oct. 26, and one in a 1-0 victory over Florida Southern College on Oct. 28 … also scored in a 5-0 win over Johnson & Wales on Sept. 11 … Was named to CoSIDA Academic All-District Team … Played the entire game 10 times on the season, including a 100 minute game in a 0-0 draw against Eckerd College on Oct. 9 ... part of a Sailfish defense that only allowed 21 goals on the season, posting four shutouts along the way.
Karina started all 15 matches for the Sailfish in her junior season, logging a team high 1312 minutes… Played every minute of 10 matches on the season, including all 110 minutes of a 1-1 tie at Eckerd College on Oct. 10… Recorded one assist on Sept. 10 at Eckerd College… Was an important part of the Sailfish defense that recorded three shutouts on the season.
Continued to develope as a key back line player for the Sailfish, starting in all 15 games during the season... Scored one goal on the year for two points... Played 1,334 minutes on the year, good for third on the team... Scored her lone goal against Emmanuel College on November 8th.
Made a big impact as a true freshman by emerging as a starting defender from day one... Started all 18 games on the season while playing a total of 1,652 minutes which was second on the team among field players... Registered five goals and two assists for a total of 12 points as a scoring threat from the back... Scored her first collegiate goal on September 8, 2013 versus Barton College in a 4-0 win by the Sailfish... Registered her first multi-goal game of her career on October 30th versus Ave Maria University in a 7-0 PBA victory... Played at least 90 minutes in a match a total of 17 of 18 matches on the season while playing 1,652 of a possible 1,660 minutes... Chosen to the NCCAA All-American third-team... Selected to the NCCAA All-Region first-team... Made the President's List (4.0 GPA).
Attended East Lake High School where she competed in soccer for head coach Sergei Stopek... Named to the North County first-team as a senior... Chosen to the All-Pinellas County second-team... Selected to the Pinellas County Senior All-Star team... Earned the Silver Eagle Award-Leadership and the Iron Man Award from ELHS as a senior... Recognized as the "Most Athletic Female" by ELHS Yearbook... Helped lead her team to District and Regional championships... Earned the Iron Man Award from ELHS as a junior as well... Selected as Athlete of the Week by the Pinellas County Athletic Conference during sophomore season... Named to the North County first-team as a sophomore... Named by the St. Petersburg Times as a Pinellas County Honorable Mention as a sophomore... Chosen as Most Versatile by ELHS soccer as a freshman... Named by the St. Petersburg Times as a Pinellas County Honorable Mention as a freshman... Selected to the Dean's List (2009-13)... Took home the U.S. Army Reserve National Scholar-Athlete Award... Earned the Principal's Award (2012)... Collected the Outstanding AP Psychology Student (2012-13)... Outstanding Spanish Student (2012-13)... Outstanding 11th Grade Language Arts Student... Outstanding Algebra II Student (2010-11)... Outstanding 10th Grade Physical Education Student...