Karen (Kramer) Trierweiler
Women's Basketball, 1983-87
A first-team 1985-86 All-Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) selection, Trierweiler tallied 1,467 points in 103 career contests (14.2 ppg) during her Bulldog women's basketball playing career. The squad's co-captain as a senior, Trierweiler presently ranks as both the school's third-leading all-time rebounder (762 boards) and fifth-highest scorer. The Portland native concluded her career as one of the school's premier players. She currently ranks fourth in career field goals (585) and made free throws (289) and among the top 15 leaders in free throw percentage (.763; 289-379) at Ferris State. As a senior (1986-87), the 5-9 Kramer recorded the school's eighth-best individual season on record with 491 points in 26 games while posting the fourth-best single-season scoring average (18.9 ppg) in school history. The standout forward added 196 rebounds in addition to being named the squad's Most Valuable Player. A first-team 1985-86 GLIAC All-Academic and honorable mention 1984-85 GLIAC All-Academic pick, Trierweiler presently ranks among the school's top single-season performers in points, rebounds, field goals and free throws. Trierweiler also led the Bulldogs in scoring as a junior (1985-86) as she tallied 409 points in 25 outings (16.4 ppg). A four-year letterwinnner, the Portland St. Patrick High School graduate averaged 23 points and 12 rebounds per game as a prep senior when she led St. Patrick's to a 26-2 mark and a trip to the Class D state finals. She and her husband, Tony, a former FSU baseball MVP, reside in Grand Ledge with their children.