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Kari Maijala Ornes
An outstanding all-around athlete at Jefferson, Kari (Class of 1988) earned a total of 16 letters in soccer, nordic skiing, track, basketball, and softball. She earned All Conference in soccer in 1984, 1985, 1986, and 1987, and in basketball and softball in 1988. She received All State honors in soccer in 1985, 1986, and 1987 and was an All American selection in 1986 and 1987. Maren has 113 career goals in soccer at Jefferson. At the University of Wisconsin in Madison, Maren received All Academic, All Region, and All American honors in 1991. She participated in the Division 1 National Soccer Championships in 1988 and 1991. She coached soccer at Carleton College from 2002-2005. Presently, Kari lives in Prior Lake, where she coaches with the Prior Lake Soccer Club and the Prior Lake High School varsity boys soccer team.