Tayla Carter Named SoCon Track Athlete of the Week

CATAMOUNTSPORTSDOTCOM Carter earns the award for the second time in her Catamount career.
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Carter earns the award for the second time in her Catamount career.
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Feb. 19, 2014

Spartanburg, S.C. - Western Carolina's Tayla Carter has been named the Southern Conference's Track Athlete of the Week after a stellar performance at the Southern Miss Cupid Classic.

Carter was the top finisher in the 60-meter and 200-meter at the Southern Miss Cupid Classic over the weekend. Carter ran the 60-meter in a time of 7.51 in the final heat and finished the 200-meter in 24.28. Her 200-meter time set a new Western Carolina record, breaking her previous record of 24.50. Carter also anchored the WCU 4x400-meter relay team, which clocked a season-best time of 3:47.11.

The SoCon has recognized five different Catamounts this season on both the men's and women's side. Carter earns the award for the 21st time by a Catamount runner and her second time after claiming the honors on January 24, 2012.

 

 

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