AS A SENIOR: Did not compete during the track & field season.
AS A JUNIOR:Competed in 11 meets during the indoor/outdoor track & field season ... began the indoor season season with a ninth place finish in the 60m dash (7.32) and a third place finish in long jump (6.76m) ... placed seventh in the long jump (6.45m) at the Simmons-Harvey Invitational ... began outdoor season with an impressive performance at the Victor Lopez Invitational, placing third in the long jump (7.17m) ... competed in two events at the Border Battle, placing seventh in the 100m dash (11.09) and fourth in the long jump (7.11m) ... concluded the outdoor season with a sixth place finish in the long jump (7.14m) at the Billy Hayes Invitational ... earned a monogram.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Competed in the Blue & Gold Invitational ... finished fifth and set a personal-best in the pole vault with a height of 4.00m ... finished fifth in the long jump with a mark of 6.58m.
AS A FRESHMAN:Competed in six indoor and outdoor track & field events on the year ... finished third and set a personal-best throw in the javelin (42.85m) at the EIU Big Blue Classic & Multi's meet ... personal bests as a freshman: 60m (7.48), 100m (11.60), 400m (52.66), 500m (1:10.66), 110 hurdles (20.38), and 4x400m relay (3:31.90) running events ... racked up season best in pole vault (3.40m), long jump (6.63m), shot put (10.04m), discus and javelin (42.85m) ... finished 11th in the decathlon at the EIU Big Blue Classic & Multi's gathering together 5,343 points.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL:Carson James Barnes graduated from Baldwin High School in the spring of 2011 ... lettered four times each in cross country and track & field and once in basketball ... helped 4x400m relay team to state title as a freshman ... finished third at state in the 300m dash in a personal best 40.42 ... also finished third in the long jump with a leap of 21-11.75 and third in the 4x400m relay ... placed seventh at nationals in the intermediate division of the decathlon as a sophomore ... earned all-state honors as a freshman and senior ... earned conference, sectional, regional and state championships throughout career ... helped team finish second, third and fourth at state as a freshman, sophomore and junior, respectively ... team won state as a senior ... also participated in FCA, 4-H and the engineering team ... was the President of his high school senior class ... earned the Principles Leadership award ... helped RWDC Engineering team win national championship as a junior and finish third as a senior ... born to Mark and Sandy Barnes in Olathe, Kan. ... has an older sister, Lauren, and a younger sister, Kaitlyn ... sister, Lauren, also attends Notre Dame ... mother, Sandy, played college volleyball ... enrolled in the College of Engineering and is majoring in mechanical engineering.