George Carter
    • Class
    • High School/Other
    • Hometown
    • r-Junior
    • Blacksburg
    • Blacksburg, Va.

    Updated: March 19, 2015

    2014 Cross Country: Competed in five meets for the Hokies... Finished in 66th place at the ACC Championships with a personal best 8k time of 24:53.90... Posted a second-place finish at the Hokie Open in the 6k race with a time of 18:42.70.

    2014 Outdoor: Competed in the 3000 at the Colonial Relays posting a time of 8:33.84.

    2014 Indoor: Ran career-bests in the 1000-meter race (2:28.13) at the Virginia Tech Invitational and in the 3000-meter race (8:27.53) at the Hokie Invitational.

    2013 Cross Country: Competed in four meets for the Hokies... Placed fourth at the Hokie Open... Earned a top 10 finish at the Mountaineer Open... Placed 14th at the VT Alumni Invitational.

    2013 Outdoor: Produced a season-best mile at the Oxy Invite (3:47.89) ... Ran a 3:48.11 mile in his first race of the season at the Colonial Relays ... Posted time of 14:38.14 in the 5,000 meters at the Raleigh Relays.

    2013 Indoor: Finished eighth in the mile at the ACC Championship, clocking a time of 4:10.61 ... Qualified for the finals at the conference championship with a season-best time of 4:08.34 ... Posted a time of 4:09.10 in the mile at the VT Elite Meet.

    2012 Cross Country: Competed in the three races, including two as an unattached runner … Had a best performance of the season running unattached at the VT Invitational after recording a time of 25:39.08 for 21st place.

    2012 Outdoor: Clocked a season best 800 meter time of 1:56.52 at the Radford Highlander Invitational … Posted a season best 3:52.62 in the 1500 meters to place fifth at the Roanoke Twilight.

    2012 Indoor: Redshirted … Competed unattached in the mile (4:33.92) and 3000 meters (8:52.17).

    2011 Cross Country: Redshirted ... Competed in four meets as an unattached runner.

    High School: Earned four varsity letters in cross country and track … Helped lead Blacksburg High School to the Virginia AA State Championship in cross country twice ... A two-time All-State selection in cross country … Was also District and Regional champion in cross country … 14-time All-State selection in indoor and outdoor track … State champion in the 1,600m and placed third in the 1,000 meters, leading Blacksburg H.S. to a State AA indoor team title in 2011 ... Member of the 2010 State champion outdoor 4x800-meter relay team ... Placed fourth in the mile at the New Balance indoor nationals … Two-time All-American as a member of the 4x1,600m relay … Prep best time in the mile of 4:13.82 ranked ninth nationally in 2011 … Earned the HB Dillon Sportsmanship Award.

    Personal: Born on January 8, 1993 in Blacksburg, Va. … Son of Kevin Carter and Anne Carter… Has five siblings … High school teammate of fellow Hokie Zach Link ... Plans to major in computer science.

    Carter's Collegiate XC Bests
    8k: 25:39.08, VT Invitational, 2012 (unattached)
    Carter's Collegiate Track & Field Bests
    Indoor Outdoor
    1000m: 2:28.13
    Mile: 4:08.34 800m: 1:56.52
    3000m: 8:27.53 1500m: 3:48.11
    5000m: 14:38.14
    italics - denotes unattached
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