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Carla Forbes
Carla Forbes
Position: Horizontal Jumps
Year: Junior
Hometown: Boston, Mass.
High School: Newton North
Major: African & Af.-American studies

Career Bests (thru 2015):

  • Triple Jump: 42-5¼ (12.93m), 42-9 1/2w (13.04m)
  • Long Jump: 20-1 1/4 (6.12m), 20-3w (6.17m)

Stanford Record Book
Indoors

  • Triple jump: 5th

2015 Season:
Outdoors

  • Competed in two meets, both in the triple jump.
  • Finished fourth at the Big Meet, at 40-5 1/2.

Indoors

  • Placed fifth in the triple jump (40-4) at the MPSF Championships.
  • Also placed 21st in the long jump (17-6 1/4) at the same meet.
  • Doubled in each of her four meets.
  • Season-best TJ was 41-3 3/4 to place third at Don Kirby Elite in Albuquerque.
  • Top LJ was 19-4 1/4 for fourth at the Razorback Invitational.

2014 Season:
Outdoors

  • Redshirted, but competed in two meets unattached, both in the triple jump.
  • Won both events, at the Brutus Hamilton Open (38-10 1/2) and West Coast Last Chance meet (40-0 3/4).

Indoors

  • Made collegiate debut at the UW Indoor Preview on Jan. 18, placing third in the triple jump (38-5 1/2) and also competed in the long jump.

 High School:

  • Won nine national championships, including indoors and outdoors in the long and triple jumps.
  • Swept the long jump (19-9) and triple jump (wind-aided 42-9½) at the 2012 New Balance Outdoor Nationals.
  • Won the triple jump at the New Balance Indoor Nationals with a personal best 42-5¼, the nation’s longest indoor jump of 2012 and a meet record.
  • Won six Massachusetts All-State titles, including three outdoor and three indoor.
  • The 2012 Gatorade Massachusetts Athlete of the Year.
  • Owns the all-conditions state and New England record in the triple jump with a wind-aided 42-9½.
  • A 2012 high school All-America.

Personal:

  • Majoring in African and African-American studies.

Career Results:

Year Season (Meets) Event Season Best Conf. Finish W. Prelims NCAA Champs.
2015 Outdoors (2) TJ 40-5 1/2 (12.33) -- -- --
  Indoors (4) TJ 41-3 3/4 (12.59) 5 (MPSF) -- --
    LJ 19-4 1/4 (5.90) 21 (MPSF) -- --
2014 Outdoors (0) -- -- -- -- --
  Indoors (1) TJ 38-5 1/2 -- -- --
    LJ 15-9 1/2 (4.81) -- -- --
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