|Hometown:||The Prairie School|
|High School:||Racine, Wis.|
Freshman Year (2017-18): Placed 17th with a time of 8.43 in the 60m at the SoCon Indoor Championships…finished 12th in the 100m (13.07) and 15th in the 200m (27.72) at the Catamount Outdoor Classic…placed 18th in the 100m (13.09) and 22nd in the 200m (27.23) at the league outdoor meet…named to the Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll.
High School: Won a conference and regional title in the 100m...chosen team captain...qualified for the state championships twice in the 4x100m and the 4x200m...placed fourth in the state in the 4x200m...holds school records in the 4x100m and 4x200m...attended sports school in Norway, where she competed in the regional championships and took first place...a two-time all-county selection.
Personal: Carlen Thea Baran was born May 21, 1999, in Racine, Wis....daughter of Roger and Mette Baran...father played football at Notre Dame...plans to major in biology.