Ebony Carter - 2011
Track & Field
Indoor – Became the second fastest 60m sprinter in school history when she placed first in the preliminaries of the SoCon Championships with a personal-best time of 7.54…Proceeded to win the 60m Sprint SoCon Championship with a mark of 7.56…Also at the SoCon Championships finished second in the 200m Sprint behind a season and personal-best time of 24.70 putting her in third place in Georgia Southern History…Posted a personal-best time of 7.30 at the Florida Gator Invitational 55m Sprint event…Competed on the 4x400m Relay squad as well.
Outdoor – Named Most Outstanding Track Performer at the SoCon Outdoor Championships…Finished first in the 100m Sprint at the SoCon Championships with a time of 11.53(w)…Placed second in the 200m Sprint at the SoCon Championships running 23.92(w)...Set new personal record of 24.35 at the SoCon Championships 200m Sprint preliminaries putting her in fifth place in Georgia Southern history.
Indoor - Ran a season best time of 7.66 in the 60m Dash to finish fourth at the Tiger Tune-up...Finished fifth (7.72) at the SoCon Championships and fifth (7.72) at the Orange & Purple Winter Classic...Ran a season best (25.89) in the 200m Dash in the preliminaries at the SoCon Championships...Part of the 4x400m Relay Team that finished fourth (3:58.61) at the SoCon
Outdoor - Clocked the second fastest time (11.75) in Georgia Southern history in the 100m Dash to finish first at the SoCon Championships...Finished fifth (11.95) at the Shamrock Invitational and second (12.28) at the Palmetto Classic in the 100m Dash...Ran a season-best (24.49) in the 200m Dash to finish fourth at the SoCon Championships and record the fifth-best time in school history.
Outdoor - Placed second (12.52) in the 100m Dash at the GSU Invitational...Finished third (25.69) in the 200m Dash at the GSU Invitational... Part of 4x400m Relay team that finished second (3:53.94) at the Alice Coachman Invitational...Finished second (25.47) in the 200m Dash at the Alice Coachman Invitational...Finished seventh (12.44) in the 100m Dash and was selected to the SoCon's All-Freshman team for the 100m Dash.
Prep: Attended Darlington School class of 2009...Four time letterwinner for the Tigers in Basketball and Track...Named team captain her senior year under Coach Hunt...Received Most Valuable Player Award...Region Champion her freshman campaign in 4x100m relay, 100m Dash and 200m Dash...Region Champion in the 4x100 Relay, 4x400 Relay, 100m Dash and 200m Dash her junior and senior seasons...Set school record in the 100m Dash her freshman year with a time of 12.64 then broke it her junior season with a time of 12.24.
Personal: Full name is Ebony Tiara Carter...Born June 19, 1991 in Rome, Georgia...Daughter of Erica Ellen and Travis Carter... Hobbies include dancing, sleeping, eating, hanging out with the girls and watching movies...Would request a ticket to go back in time to see Michael Jackson concerts... Most treasured possession is fudge rounds because "I love them"...Said her mother has had the biggest influence on her life because "she has showed me even though she is a single parent, when times get rough she will still get through it"...Brother Devon Carter plays basketball at Clark-Atlanta and played at Alabama Southern Junior College...Majoring in Nursing.