Cardinal women beat Cal in 119th rivalry meet with Cal
Cardinal and Cal continue dual-meet rivalry
Stanford hurdler considered for track and field's 'Heisman'
Stanford hurdler sets school record, runs fastest time in the world this year
Junior runs fastest time in the world this year
Stanford Invitational (Photos by Richard Ersted)
Career Bests (thru 2013 indoors):
60-Meter Hurdles: 8.17i
100 Hurdles: 12.99
400 Hurdles: 57.10
Stanford Record Book:
100-Meter Hurdles: 1st
400 Hurdles: 1st
4x100 Relay: 1st
60 Hurdles: 1st
4x400 Relay: 3rd
Distance Medley Relay: 7th
At Stanford: The seven-time All-America holds every Stanford record in the hurdles ... defending Pac-12 outdoor and the 2012 MPSF indoor 60 hurdles champion ... has four second-team All-America honors and three honorable mention ... holds four school records: 100 hurdles, 400 hurdles, and 4x100 outdoors, and 60 hurdles indoors.
2013 Season: Indoors - Earned two All-America honors, both second team ... ran the second leg (400) and placed 11th in the distance medley relay at the NCAA Championships (11:14.77) ... placed 15th in the 60 hurdles with her 8.29 in the preliminaries ... won the MPSF Championships in the 200, in her season debut at the distance, running 23.64 ... broke her own school record in the 60 hurdles with her 8.17 at the Don Kirby Invitational in Albuquerque ... placed fourth in the same event at MPSF's, in 8.34 ... ran the second leg of the third-place 4x400 at MPSF's (3:38.16) ... ran 55.92 in her only open 400 of the season, at the UW Preview.
2012 Season: Outdoors - Earned three All-America honors -- two second-team (100 hurdles, 4x100) and one honorable mention (400 hurdles) ... won the Pac-12 100 hurdles title in 12.99, edging teammate Katie Nelms (13.01) in the two fastest times in school history ... ran 13.18 in her preliminary heat to finish 14th in the NCAA Championships ... also placed 24th in NCAA's in the 400 hurdles, though she did not advance out of the prelims ... ran anchor on the 4x100 relay team that ran a school-record 44.07 in the NCAA prelims to place 11th overall ... team also placed third at Pac-12's ... advanced to the Olympic trials and ran 13.47 to finish sixth in her first-round heat ... ran a season-best time of 57.60 in the 400 hurdles at the Payton Jordan Invitational ... that time ranked her at No. 38 on the 2012 U.S. performance list ... Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention. Indoors - Won the MPSF 60 hurdles title in a school-record 8.22 ... also was second in the 200 (24.34) and third in the 4x400 relay (3:36.89) at conference ... MPSF All-Academic selection.
2011 Season: Outdoors - Competed at the NCAA Championships in both the 100- and 400- hurdles, finishing 17th (13.50) and 23rd (59.14), respectively ... earned honorable mention All-America honors in both events ... placed fifth in both the 100- and 400-hurdles at the NCAA preliminary round to advance to the NCAA Finals ... ran a personal-best and school record time of 57.10 in the 400 hurdles to place third at the Pac-10 Championships ... placed sixth at the Pac-10's in the 100 hurdles with a13.45 ... also a member of the 4x100 relay at the Pac-10's that finished fifth in 45.04 ... the Big Meet Champion in both the 100- (13.62) and the 400 hurdles (59.78) ... set the Stanford record with at the Payton Jordan Invitational in the 100 hurdles with a time of 13.13. Indoors - Finished seventh at the MPSF Championships in the 60 hurdles with a time of 8.50, but ran 8.34 in the prelims ... also helped Stanford to fifth-place finish at the MPSF Championships in the 4x400 relay with a time of 3:39.26 ... set the Stanford record of 8.33 in the 60 hurdles at the New Mexico Invite.
International Experience: Competed for the United States in the 100 hurdles and was a silver medalist at the 2009 World Youth Championship at Bressanone, Italy ... represented the U.S. in the 400 hurdles at the 2008 World Junior Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland.
High School: A three-time California state champion in 300-meter hurdles (2008-10) ... a two-time state champion in 100 hurdles (2009-10) ... the No. 1 ranked 100 hurdler (13.33) and 300 hurdler (40.44) in the U.S. in 2010 ... a three-time All-USA Team by USA Today (2008-10) ... two-time All-American by Track and Field News (2009-10) ... 2010 Nike Indoor 60 hurdles champion ... 2009 Nike Outdoor All-American in the 100 hurdles ... a two-time Most Outstanding Performer by the Dyestat (2009-10) and received an honorable mention in 2008 ... ESPN Rise 2009 California Junior Class Athlete of the Year ... Cal-Hi Sports 2010 Athlete of Honor ... 2010 Foothill Citrus Athletic Directors Association Scholar Athlete award ... 2010 Baseline League Scholar Athlete award winner ... the 2010 Claremont High Athlete of the Year and Scholar Athlete of the Year award winner ... the 2010 Arcadia Invitational Athlete of the Meet ...set 10 Claremont records ... a member of the Together Elite Club team ... a two-time USATF Junior Olympic champion ... a two-time USATF Youth national champion ... captained track and field for three years ... Claremont placed fourth (2009) and fifth (2010) at the California state championships ... also played basketball for three years and volleyball for four years.
Personal: Majoring in human biology and anticipates a profession as a trauma surgeon ... daughter of Bruce and Lena Carter ... has three siblings: Kai, Kelly, and Brennen ... Kai played wing on the Brown University rugby team ... Kelly played defender on the San Diego State soccer team ... enjoys chasing squirrels, watching Disney movies, and dancing with Katie Nelms.