|Born||2 January 1961|
Sydney, New South Wales
Dalton played 252 games for the national team between 1983 and 1994. Her tournaments with the Opals include four World Championships - 1983, 1986, 1990 and 1994 - and two Olympic Games; 1984 and 1988.
In the domestic Women's National Basketball League (WNBL), Dalton was a 2-time Defensive Player of the Year (1990 & 1993) and played in 375 games. Following her retirement, Dalton went on to become the head coach of the Sydney Flames, a position she has held since 2001. During the 2001–02 season Dalton was named the WNBL Coach of the Year. In 2004, Dalton was assistant coach to the Australian team that won the silver medal at the Athens Olympics tournament.
- Karen Dalton. Sports Reference: Olympic Games. Retrieved 2012-08-20.
- Basketball Australia. Hall of Fame: Karen Dalton. Retrieved 2012-08-21.
- FIBA Archive. Players: Karen Dalton. Retrieved 2012-08-21.
- Sydney University. Player Profile: Karen Dalton. Retrieved 2012-08-23.
- Karen Dalton. Sporting Pulse: Coach Profile. Retrieved 2012-08-21.
- Daltons keep scoreboard ticking over. Women's National Basketball League (5 February 2010). Retrieved 2012-08-21.
- Sydney University Sport & Fitness. Profile: Karen Dalton. Retrieved 24 February 2013
- WNBL Life Members. Basketball Australia. Retrieved 23 February 2013