UND Roster

2011-12 Cross Country Roster

Spencer Carter

Middle Distance


Class Senior
Height 5'11''
Hometown Boise, ID
High School Bishop Kelly
Bio

AS A SENIOR: Opened cross country season by finishing 22nd at the 8K National Catholic Championships … placed fifth overall in the 1,500m run at the Gina Relays, with a time of 3:50.30 … also competed at the Indiana University Relays, placing first overall in the 3,000m run, with a time of 8:30.87 … finished fourth overall in the 5,000m run at the Purdue Mike Poehlein Invitational, recording a time of 15:02.54 … recorded best mile time of the season at the Notre Dame Alex Wilson Invitational in 4:09.47…. earned a monogram for track and field.

AS A JUNIOR: Finished first at the Valparaiso Crusader Open in 19:16 … ran the National Catholic Championship in 25:50 for 12th place … opened the season in the 800 with a ninth-place finish (1:56.58) at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener … ran the 1,600 in 4:14.87 (31st) at the Notre Dame Invitational … concluded the indoor season at the BIG EAST Championships running the distance medley relay as the anchor (1,600) finishing fourth in 9:54.02 … competed at the Alex Wilson Invitational, running the 1,600 in 4:21.68 … outdoor personal best in the 1,500 came at the Stanford Invitational in 3:57.11 … ran the 1,500 (4:00.72) at the Mike Poehlein Invitational … finished the 5,000 in 15:01.16 for fifth place at the Border Battle … ran the 5,000 (14:57.86) at the Gina Relays.

AS A SOPHOMORE:Finished the season with a 13th-place showing in the 1,500 (3:58.26) at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships

… competed in the 800 (1:53.78) for 12th at the Ole Miss Invitational … finished eighth in 4:10.88 at the Meyo Invitational in the 1,600 … ran the 1,600 in 4:13.22 for fifth place at the Notre Dame Invitational … had a sixth place showing at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener in the 800 with a 1:55.25 … opened the indoor season with a third-place finish in the 1,600 in 4:18.08 at the Blue and Gold Invitational.

AS A FRESHMAN: Competed in the 1,500 final at the Mike Poehlein Invitational … competed in the 1,600 at the Alex Wilson Invitational … advanced to the 800 finals at the Notre Dame Invitational … top performance in the 1,600 (4:17.37) came at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener … reached the final of the 1,000 at the Blue and Gold Invitational.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Eight-time letterwinner in track and field and cross country at Bishop Kelly (Idaho) … two-time Idaho state champion in the 800 (2006, 2007) as well the champion in the 1,600 (2006) … earned all-conference, all-city and all-state honors for four consecutive years in track and field … earned all-conference, all-city and all-state honors his senior season in cross country, as well as all-conference honors his junior season … broke the Bishop Kelly school record in the 1,600 held by Nick Symmonds with a 4:17.13 at the Stanford Invitational in 2007 … ran the 800 leg of his high school and state record setting sprint medley relay team … took seventh-place at the state cross country meet during his senior season … valedictorian and member of the National Honor Society … named the Wendy[apos]s High School Heisman state winner for Idaho … senior class treasurer and member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes … born January 10, 1988, in Boise, Idaho … son of Suzanne and Dennis Carter … one of four Carter siblings to attend Notre Dame … sister Jackie is a former member of the Notre Dame track and field team and sister Jennifer was a member of the Irish soccer team … graduated in May 2011 from the College of Science as a science-business major.

CARTER[apos]S CAREER INDOOR BESTS

800m (Notre Dame Opener) 1:56.58
1,000m (Meyo-Invitational) 2:28.92
1,600m (Meyo Invitational) 4:14.87

CARTER[apos]S CAREER OUTDOOR BESTS

800m (Ole Miss Invitational) 1:53.78
1,500m (Mike Poehlein Invitational) 3:57.11
1,600m (Meyo Invitational) 4:10.88