Thursday, March 27, 2014

Carter Named SoCon Track Athlete of the Week

Western Carolina’s Tayla Carter was selected as the Southern Conference Women’s Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week for the second time in her career as a Catamount.

Carter won the 100-meter at the 49er Classic with a time of 11.58, also clocking the second-fastest time in the meet in the 200-meter at 24.08. Both of these performances top the SoCon list this season.

Carter ran the second leg of the 4x100-meter relay, helping her team finish with a SoCon-leading time of 46.42. She also anchored WCU’s SoCon-leading 4x400-meter relay team with a 54.1 split, as her team finished with a time of 3:40.33.