Tayla Carter
Tayla Carter

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Marietta, Ga.

High School:
Walton

Height:
5-1

Event:
Sprints


12/06/2014

Catamounts Sweep Titles at Appalachian Open

05/30/2014

Six Catamounts Complete the NCAA East Prelim Track & Field Meet

Four WCU athletes improved on their standings

05/22/2014

Six Catamounts Qualify for NCAA East Prelim Track & Field Meet

Carter, who qualified in two events, headlines the group

05/13/2014

Catamounts Attempt to Improve Standings at Aggie Last Chance Meet

WCU's competing athletes continue to train for the NCAA East Prelim Meet

04/27/2014

Men's and Women's Track & Field Finishes Second at SoCon Championship

WCU's Tayla Carter won both the 100m and 200m dashes

High School: Highly decorated athlete coached by Travis Gower where team was two-time region runner-ups and won the 5A Georgia State Championships ... Holds school records in the 100m (11.62), 200m (23.97), 4x200-meter relay and the 4x400-meter relay ... Named Rookie of the Year and Overall Sprinter of the Year at Walton ... Second place in the 100m in the state championship as a junior ... As a senior, named team MVP while also earning the Atlanta Track Club's Woman of the Year award ... Placed first in the state in the 100m ... Also ran in the IAAF Championships in Barcelona, Spain where she earned a tenth place finish in the 100m dash.

Personal: Daughter of Deleno Carter and Danalee Williams ... Enjoys volunteering in the children's ministry of her home churchin Georgia and helping others.

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