Leah Carter
Leah  Carter

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Rocklin, Calif.

High School:
Rocklin HS

Event:
Jumps

Experience:
SO


03/21/2015

Nevada claims two event wins at Hornet Invite

Olusola and Carter take home event victories

SOPHOMORE INDOOR (2014-15) – Finished second in the high jump with a team-best mark of 1.70m at the Bronco Invitational (1/24) … racked up two additional top-five finishes in her other meets of the indoor season, finishing fifth at the Ed Jacoby Invitational (1/17) with a jump of 1.65m and placing third with a mark of 1.64m at the Boise State Team Challenge (2/14)

SOPHOMORE OUTDOOR (2014-15) – Won the high jump with a personal best mark of 1.72m (5’7.75”) at the Hornet Invite (3/21) … all of her finishes in the high jump during the outdoor season were in the top-10 or better … earned Nevada two team points at the Mountain West Outdoor Championships (5/16) with a mark of 1.70m (5’7”) in the high jump … competed in a track event, the 200m, at the Bulldog Invitational (4/25), running a 26.58 to finish in 30th

FRESHMAN INDOOR (2013-14) - Finished fifth in the high jump in her first competition clearing 5'3" at the Jacksons/NB Indoor Invite ... Competed in the high jump at the UW Husky Classic ... Earned a sixth place finish at the MW Indoor Championships clearing 5'7.25", the 10th best mark in school history, in the high jump

FRESHMAN OUTDOOR (2013-14) - Competed at the Aggie Open to start the season finishing fifth in the high jump ... Finished seventh in the high jump at the Bryan Clay Invitational clearing 5'4.25" ... Won the high jump at the Brutus Hamilton Open clearing 5'5" ... Collected a second place finish in the high jump at the Payton Jordan Cardinal Invitational clearing 5'7" ... Won a bronze medal at the MW Outdoor Championships clearing a personal best 5'8" ... Her mark of 5'8" ties the 10th best mark in school history

HIGH SCHOOL - Attended Rocklin High School in Rocklin, Calif. ... earned two varsity letters in track and field ... Also played basketball ... Was named team captain of her track and field team for the 2013 season ... Won the Field MVP for her track and field team in 2013, 2012, and 2011 ... Holds the school record for Rocklin high School in the high jump with a mark of 5' 8" and was part of the school record setting 4x400m relay team that ran a time of 3:52.95

PERSONAL - Hopes to be a nurse after graduating from Nevada ... Chose Nevada for the schools great athletic programs and great nursing program ... Favorite sports memory was diving across the finish line to win the 4x400m relay and send her team to the state championship meet ... Gives back to the community by volunteering at the food bank ... Enjoys painting and being at the beach in her spare time ... Daughter of Philip and Barbara Carter ... Has two brothers, Josh and Matt

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