2007-08: Senior Kara Thoreson will join Bannister and Mryamn Ruth on the women's foil team ... considered to be the best of the best by the coaching staff.
2006-07: Thoreson saw minimal action in 2006-07 ... her best finish came at the Falcon Open when she finished eighth in women's epee ... she finished 30th in the mixed epee tournament.
2005-06: Competed in the Falcon Open ... finished in sixth place ... competed in the NAC "B" Juniors tournament in New Mexico, finished 142 ... named MWC Scholar-Athlete for 2005-06.
2004-05: She saw minimal action during the season ... team manager.
Before Air Force: She graduated high school with an International Baccalaureate ... she was a three-time letter winner in swimming and competed in cross country ... she was the president of the Key Club her senior year ... her parents are Gary and Leslie Thoreson.
Academy: . Volunteer for the Salvation Army Back-to-School shopping spree for local underprivileged children summer of 2006 ... major is behavioral science ... member of squadron 21.