Austin Carter
Austin Carter

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Louisville, Ky.

High School:
Saint Xavier High School

Event:
Distance

Birthdate:
08/15/1992

Honors:
C-USA Academic Medalist (2012); 20Tiger 3.0 Club (Fall 2012); C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll (2012)


Two-Time All-Conference Performer
Bronze Medal- 2013 C-USA Indoor Championship (Distance Medley)
Silver Medal- 2012 C-USA Indoor Championship (Distance Medley)
2012 C-USA Cross Country All-Academic Team

2013 Cross Country
Competed in six meets for the Tigers ... At the American Athletic Conference Championship, ran a season-best 8K of 24:37.30 placing 22nd ... Placed 15th at the Rhodes Invitational clocking an 8K time of 26:48.00 ... Recorded an 8K time of 26:31.10 (85th) at the Commodore Classic ... At the Pre-National Invitational, notched an 8K time of 27:06.30 (79th) ... Clocked a 10k time of 33:02.00 at the NCAA South Regional Championship ... Opened the season at the Brooks Memphis Twilight running a 4.3 mile time of 23:31.10.

2013 Outdoor
Ran a personal-best in the 1,500m at the Auburn Tiger Classic placing fourth in a time of 3:52.09 ... Pulled double-duty at the Ole Miss Invitational taking first in the 1,500m with a time of 3:52.29 and set a personal-best in the 800m of 1:52.62 placing fourth ... Recorded a personal-best of 8:43.24 in the 3,000m tying for 15th at the Vanderbilt Black and Gold Invitational ... Notched a third place finish in the 5,000m at the Louisiana Classics with a personal-best of 15:37.90.

2013 Indoor
At the 2013 Conference USA Indoor Championship, earned All-C-USA third team honors and bronze as a member of the distance medley squad (9:59.30) ... Recorded three top-10 finishes running in the mile run and 3,000m ... Notched a personal-best in the mile run of 4:14.86 finishing ninth at the Samford Multi and Invite ... Placed seventh in the mile run at the Conference USA Indoor Championship with a time of 4:19.46 ... Ran a personal-best in the 3,000m taking eighth place at the McCravy Invitational.

2012 Cross Country
Selected to the 2012 Conference USA Cross Country All-Academic Team ... Competed in every meet for the Tigers ... Ran a season-best in the 8K at the Louisville Cardinals' Pre-National Championship Cross Country Meet with a time of 25:48.80 ... Had his highest individual finish at the Rhodes College Invitational placing fifith with a time of 26:27.00, helping the Tigers to an overall team win for the second year in a row at the event ... Placed 27th with a time of 25:48.80 at the Conference USA Outdoor Cross Country Championship, helping the men finish a program-best at the league event of fourth place.

2012 Outdoor
Recorded two personal-records at the C-USA Outdoor Championships running 1:54.02 in the 800m and 4:01.04 in the 1,500m ... Highest finish of the season was eighth place with time of 4:04.91 in the 1,500m at the Memphis Invitational.

2012 Indoor
Placed second and took All-C-USA second-team honors as a member of the men's distance medley relay team at the C-USA Indoor Championships ... Placed ninth at the Vulcan Invitational in the mile run with a personal-record of 4:21.29.

2011 Cross Country
Recorded two personal-records at the C-USA Outdoor Championships running 1:54.02 in the 800m and 4:01.04 in the 1,500m ... Highest finish of the season was eighth place with time of 4:04.91 in the 1,500m at the Memphis Invitational.

Prior to Memphis
Four-time All-Kentucky athlete in cross country (2007-11) and three-time All-Kentucky in track and field (2009-11) ... Garnered academic all-state honors twice in cross country and three times in track and field ... 2011 Kentucky 3A Region 3 champion in the 1600m ... 2009 Kentucky 3A state champion in the 4x800 relay, setting a school and state record with a time of 7:56.93 ... 2009 Kentucky 3A Region 3 individual champion and 3A state team champion in cross country.

Personal
Son of Dave and Annie Carter ... Birthday is August 15.

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