Track & Field

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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'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'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'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

Spencer Carter
Spencer  Carter

Hometown:
Boise, ID

High School:
Bishop Kelly

Event:
Middle Distance

Birthdate:
01/10/1989

Graduated:
2011

Event Calendar

Delta

December 2
12 wins
Blue & Gold Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.
RECAP

Blue & Gold Invitational Meet Information
Blue & Gold Invitational Schedule
January 14
11:00 AM
Illini Classic
Champaign, Ill. (University of Illinois-Armory)
January 21
11:00 AM
Notre Dame Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.

Notre Dame Invitational Meet Information
Notre Dame Invitational Schedule
January 28
10:00 AM
Big Ten/Power 5 Clash
Iowa City, Iowa (University of Iowa-Recreation Bldg.)
February 3
10:00 AM
Meyo Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.

Meyo Invitational Meet Information
Meyo Invitational Schedule
February 4
10:00 AM
Meyo Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.
February 10
12:00 PM
Spire D-I Invitational
Geneva, Ohio (Spire Institute)
February 10
12:00 PM
Tiger Paw Invitational
Clemson, S.C. (Clemson University-Indoor Track & Field Complex)
February 10
12:00 PM
Iowa State Classic
Ames, Iowa (Iowa State University-Lied Recreation Center)
February 11
12:00 PM
Iowa State Classic
Ames, Iowa (Iowa State University-Lied Recreation Center)
February 11
12:00 PM
Tiger Paw Invitational
Clemson, S.C. (Clemson University-Indoor Track & Field Complex)
February 11
12:00 PM
Spire D-I Invitational
Geneva, Ohio (Spire Institute)
February 18
10:00 AM
Alex Wilson Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.
February 23
11:00 AM
ACC Indoor Championships
Notre Dame, Ind.
February 24
11:00 AM
ACC Indoor Championships
Notre Dame, Ind.
February 25
11:00 AM
ACC Indoor Championships
Notre Dame, Ind.
March 10
5:00 PM
NCAA Indoor Championships
College Station, Texas (Texas A&M-Gilliam Indoor Stadium)
March 11
5:00 PM
NCAA Indoor Championships
College Station, Texas (Texas A&M-Gilliam Indoor Stadium)
March 18
11:00 AM
Yellow Jacket Invitational
Atlanta, Ga. (Georgia Tech-George C. Griffin Track)
March 24
12:00 PM
Raleigh Relays
Raleigh, N.C. (NC State-Paul Derr Track)
March 25
12:00 PM
Raleigh Relays
Raleigh, N.C. (NC State-Paul Derr Track)
March 30
10:00 AM
Texas Relays
Austin, Texas (University of Texas-Mike Meyers Stadium)
March 31
10:00 AM
Texas Relays
Austin, Texas (University of Texas-Mike Meyers Stadium)
March 31
10:00 AM
Stanford Invitational
Palo Alto, Calif. (Stanford University-Cobb Track)
April 1
10:00 AM
Stanford Invitational
Palo Alto, Calif. (Stanford University-Cobb Track)
April 1
10:00 AM
Texas Relays
Austin, Texas (University of Texas-Mike Meyers Stadium)
April 7
11:00 AM
Sun Angel Track Classic
Tempe, Ariz. (Arizona State University-Sun Angel Track)
April 8
11:00 AM
Sun Angel Track Classic
Tempe, Ariz. (Arizona State University-Sun Angel Track)
April 15
12:00 PM
ACC/Big Ten Challenge
Louisville, Ky. (University of Louisville-Cardinal Park)
April 21
10:00 AM
Virginia Challenge
Charlottesville, Va. (University of Virginia-Lannigan Field)
April 22
10:00 AM
Virginia Challenge
Charlottesville, Va. (University of Virginia-Lannigan Field)
April 22
11:00 AM
Michael Johnson Invitational
Waco, Texas (Baylor University-Clyde Hart T&F Stadium)
April 27
1:00 PM
Penn Relays
Philadelphia, Pa. (University of Penn-Ben Franklin Field)
April 28
12:00 PM
Gina Relays
Hillsdale, Mich. (Hillsdale College-Ken Herrick Track)
April 28
1:00 PM
Penn Relays
Philadelphia, Pa. (University of Penn-Ben Franklin Field)
April 29
12:00 PM
Gina Relays
Hillsdale, Mich. (Hillsdale College-Ken Herrick Track)
April 29
1:00 PM
Penn Relays
Philadelphia, Pa. (University of Penn-Ben Franklin Field)
May 6
3:00 PM
Billy Hayes Invitational
Bloomington, Ind. (Indiana University-Haugh Track Complex)
May 12
6:00 PM
ACC Outdoor Championships
Atlanta, Ga. (Georgia Tech-George C. Griffin Track)
May 13
6:00 PM
ACC Outdoor Championships
Atlanta, Ga. (Georgia Tech-George C. Griffin Track)
May 14
6:00 PM
ACC Outdoor Championships
Atlanta, Ga. (Georgia Tech-George C. Griffin Track)
May 25
3:00 PM
NCAA East Regional
Lexington, Ky. (University of Kentucky-UK Track)
May 26
3:00 PM
NCAA East Regional
Lexington, Ky. (University of Kentucky-UK Track)
May 27
3:00 PM
NCAA East Regional
Lexington, Ky. (University of Kentucky-UK Track)
June 7
1:00 PM
NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore. (University of Oregon-Hayward Field)
June 8
1:00 PM
NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore. (University of Oregon-Hayward Field)
June 9
1:00 PM
NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore. (University of Oregon-Hayward Field)
June 10
1:00 PM
NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore. (University of Oregon-Hayward Field)

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