Leah Carter
Leah  Carter

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Rocklin, Calif.

High School:
Rocklin HS

Event:
High Jump

Experience:
JR


03/19/2016

Strong performances for Nevada at Hornet Invite

Two top 10 marks shift in the shot put

03/05/2016

Pack strong out of the outdoor season gates

Great results come in Berkeley despite heavy winds, rain

02/29/2016

Wadden, Carter receive all-conference honors

Both athletes honored for championships performance

02/27/2016

Nevada finishes strong on final day of championships

Olusola breaks record in 60 meter hurdles

01/16/2016

Wolf Pack finishes strong at Ed Jacoby Invitational

Claims five events and 20 top-five finishes

JUNIOR INDOOR (2015-16) – Contributed greatly to one of the top high jumping groups in the nation … Placed third at the Mountain West Indoor Championships with a personal record height of 1.78m (5’ 10”) … Now sits at fourth on the Nevada all-time list … Placed first in the high jump at the Wildcat Winter Open … Placed second in the high jump at the Ed Jacoby Invite

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

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)

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

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

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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