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    Jacqueline Carter  
    Jacqueline Carter

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Boise, ID

    High School:
    Bishop Kelly

    Height:
    5-5

    Event:
    Distance

    Birthdate:
    11/04/1985


    AS A JUNIOR: Ran in three cross country meets for the Irish ... took 32nd in the National Catholic Championship, a meet that the Notre Dame women won ... ran 151st at the Notre Dame Invitational ... competed in the open race at the NCAA Pre-National meet, placing 146th in 23:22 ... had an injury-plagued track campaign ... clocked 2:57.02 at the Blue and Gold Invitational, qualifying for the BIG EAST meet ... ran 2:18.23 at the Notre Dame Opener ... was unable to compete during the 2007 outdoor track and field season.

    AS A SOPHOMORE: Had a career year in the middle distances, claiming the school record in the indoor 800 meters ... set a career best in her indoor 800-meter debut at the Notre Dame Opener, running 2:13.18 ... improved the mark to 2:12.84 at the Notre Dame Invitational ... continued the trend by running 2:11.75 at the Meyo Invitational ... also established a BIG EAST qualifying mark and career best in the 1,000 meters at the meet (2:51.70) ... at the BIG EAST indoor meet, established new career bests in both the preliminaries and final of the 800 meters ... ran 2:10.25 to take fourth at the meet ... also scored points towards the eventual Irish team championship as a member of the second-place 4x800-meter relay with Brianne Schmidt, Katie DeRusso, and Ramsey Kavan (school-record 8:58.67) ... in yet another point-scoring performance, ran 800-meter leg of distance medley relay with teammates Ramsey Kavan, Nicole Yergler and Amy Kohlmeier to take third in 11:37.41 ... at the Alex Wilson Invitational, established a new 800-meter school record of 2:08.75 (besting Erica Peterson's mark from 1993) and provisionally qualifying for the NCAA Championship ... in her first meet of the outdoor season, set more than a four-second personal best in the 800 at the Stanford Invitational (2:09.50); the mark also was the fifth-best in school history ... set huge career best in the 1,500 meters at the Mount SAC Relays, crossing the line in 4:33.24 in her second BIG EAST qualifying mark of the campaign ... covered 800 meters in 2:11.00 at the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational ... took second at the Central Collegiate Championships with a career-best time of 2:09.21 in the 800 meters ... dropped down to the 400 meters at the Hillsdale Gina Relays, running 58.30 seconds ... at BIG EAST Outdoor Championship, ran 2:10.16 in the prelims and 2:10.91 in the finals, finishing seventh among a strong 800-meter field ... also ran on the sixth-place 4x800-meter relay at BIG EAST ... qualified for the NCAA Mideast Regional in the 800 meters, taking 15th at the competition in 2:11.13 and closing out her season ... will look to take another step up and advance to the NCAA Championship this season.

    AS A FRESHMAN: Participated in four meets for the Irish cross country team ... took first in the National Catholic Championship JV race ... followed up that performance with a 16th-place showing in the Notre Dame Invitational Gold race ... ended up 58th in the NCAA Pre-National open race ... closed her season at the BIG EAST Championship where she finished 50th overall ... performed well in her debut track season with the Irish, adding depth to the middle distance crew ... broke five minutes in the mile at the Notre Dame Invitational, running 4:59.68 ... ran 2:13.24 at the Meyo Invitational in the 800 meters, earning a BIG EAST berth ... ran her top 1,000-meter time of the indoor season at the BIG EAST Championship, clocking 2:54.79 ... posted the top 800-meter time of any Irish athlete in the outdoor campaign, posting a mark of 2:13.57 at the Stanford Invitational ... also ran a strong 4:46.72 1,500 meters at the Mike Poehlein Invitational ... looks to take her running to the next level in 2006.

    HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Lettered all four years in both cross country and track at Bishop Kelly High School in Boise, Idaho ... team captain of the state championship track & field squad her senior season ... state champion in the 800 meters, 1,600 meters, 4x400 relay, and as part of the medley relay team as a senior ... state record holder in the 800 (2:14.3), 4x400 relay, and the medley relay ... team MVP and captain during her senior cross country campaign ... cross country team won the state championship her sophomore and senior seasons ... vice president of the National Honor Society ... national finalist for the Wendy's High School Heisman award ... born Nov. 4, 1985, in Great Falls, Mont. ... youngest of three children ... sister, Jennifer, played soccer at Notre Dame ... brother, Preston, is currently a senior at Notre Dame ... enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters while working on her psychology degree (3.599 cumulative grade-point average through spring 2006) ... accorded Dean's List honors in spring 2006 after compiling a 3.905 semester GPA.

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