Cross Country


AS A SENIOR: Competed in the BIG EAST Outdoors in the 400m hurdles (54.67) .... recorded best time of season in the 400m hurdles at the Purdue Mike Poehlein Invitational with a time of 54.42 ... placed fifth overall at the Blue & Gold Invitational in the 500m dash, with a time of 1:06.17.... in the top 15 in the 400m dash at the Notre Dame Meyo Invitational with a time of 49.79 ... earned a monogram.

AS A JUNIOR:First-place finish in 19:16 at the Valparaiso Crusader Opener ... finished 12th in 25:40.8 at the National Catholic Championship ... finished first at the Valparaiso Crusader Open in 19:16 ... ran the National Catholic Championship in 25:50 for 12th place ... opened the season with a top performance in the 800 (1:56.58) at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener ... ran the 1,600 in 4:14.87 marking another indoor personal best on the season 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 /wysiwyg/tiny_mce/themes/advanced/langs/en.js">BIG EAST O utdoor 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 from the College of Science as a science business major.

Spencer Carter
Spencer  Carter

Boise, ID

High School:
Bishop Kelly


Event Calendar


September 30
2:00 PM
ND/Joe Piane Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind. (ND Golf Course)
October 14
12:00 PM
Wisconsin Adidas Invitational W
Madison, WI (Zimmer Championship Course)
October 14
3:00 PM
Bradley Classic M
Peoria, IL (Newman Golf Course)
October 28
ACC Championships
Cary, NC (Wakemed Soccer Park)
November 11
NCAA Great Lakes Regional
Madison, WI (Zimmer Championship Course)
November 19
11:00 AM
NCAA Championships
Terre Haute, Ind. (Lavern Gibson CC Course)

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