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Van Geffen, Carpenter up for postgraduate scholarship
Team posts 3.35 GPA to earn team honor
Ceremony held Tuesday afternoon
Members of baseball, cross country, golf, lacrosse, tennis and track teams honored
January 26, 2014
December 8, 2013
Day one of the SEC Indoor Track & Field Championships on Feb. 24, 2017.
Music City Challenge Photos
Vanderbilt hosted the first-ever event inside the new multipurpose facility with the Music City Challenge.
Photos from the 2013 Black & Gold meet (Daniel Dubois)
2015 Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll
2014 Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll
2014 USTFCCCA All-Academic Team
2013 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll
Carpenter's TFRRS page: HERE
2016-17 Indoor Season: SEC Championships: Ran a time of 57.26 meters in the 400-meter dash, finishing 39th...Music City Challenge: Ran the eighth-fastest 400m time in Vanderbilt history with a time of 55.92...Meyo Invitational: Finished the 400m dash with a time of 56.64, which placed 35th overall...Vanderbilt Invitational: Earned 17th place in the 800m run with a time of 2:16.98...Commodore Invitational: Ran a season-best time in the 800m run with a time of 2:14.39...Vanderbilt Indoor Opener: Was a part of the 4x4 relay team that placed second with a time of 3:45.79.
2016 Outdoor Season: Jace LaCoste Inivtational: Captured first place in the 400m hurdles with a season best time of 59.33. … Virginia Challenge: Took 11th in the 400m hurdles with a time of 59.95 and helped the 4x400m relay team to a 10th place finish with a time of 3:44.52. … Auburn Invitational: Finished third as a part of the 4x400m relay team with a time of 3:40.68 ranking No.8 on VU’s all-time list. … Florida Relays: Part of the 4x400m relay team that finished sixth with a season best time in prelims at 3:39.84 ranking No. 7 on VU’s all-time list; Took sixth as part of the 1600 Sprint Medley team with a time of 3:55.62. … Black and Gold: Took second in the 400 with a PR time of 55.15 ranking No. 5 on VU’s all-time list; Took third as part of the 4x400 Relay team with a time of 3:48.61.
2015-16 Indoor Season: Music City Invitational: Took eighth in the 400 with a time of 56.00 while running attached. … Vanderbilt Invitational: Running unattached, finished 33rd in the 200 at 25.65.
2015 Outdoor Season: NCAA East Regional: Took 19th in the 400-Hurdles finals with a time of 59.04; Set a personal-record and finished 17th in the prelims with a time of 58.50, which ranked as the No. 4 mark on Vanderbilt's all-time list; Was also a member of the 4x400 relay team that finished 20th with a time of 3:35.97 … SEC Championships Was a member of the 4x400 relay team that set a new school record with a time of 3:34.74 while taking fifth place and earning four points for VU; Also finished 12th in the 400-hurdles at 59.77. … Tennessee Challenge Posted a personal-record time of 58.84 in the 400-meter hurdles to earn third place and set the No. 5 mark on VU's all-time list; Was also a member of the 4x100 relay team that finished fourth and set the No. 3 mark on VU's all-time list with a time of 46.79. … Virginia Challenge: Finished 10th in the 400-meter hurdles at 1:00.02; Was also a member of the 4x400 relay team that took second place with a time of 3:36.84. … Hurricane Alumni Invitational: Took 10th place in the 400 with a personal-best time of 55.98, which ranked No. 10 on VU's all-time list; Was also a member of the 4x400 relay team that set a new school record with a time of 3:34.98. The mark ranked No. 8 on the national list at the time, and easily surpassed the previous VU record of 3:36.13, which had been the benchmark since 1998. … Tiger Track Classic: Finished fourth in the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 59.55. … . … Black & Gold Invitational: Delivered a dominating performance in the 400-meter hurdles, posting a first-place time of 59.21 to finish more than three seconds ahead of her nearest competitor. … Alabama Relays: Was a member of the 4x200 relay team that set a new school record with a time of 1:37.45, breaking the previous VU mark by almost three seconds; Was a member of VU's sprint medley team that took second place with a time of 3:39.65.
2014-15 Indoor Season: SEC Championships: Scored a point for the Commodores by earning an eighth-place finish in the 800 finals, posting a time of 2:10.64; Set a new PR in the 800 prelims with a time of 2:08.92 to qualify for the finals; Was a member of VU's DMR team that took seventh place with a time of 11:33.92, the fifth-best on VU's all-time list. .... ... Tyson Invitational: Was a member of the 4x400 relay team that posted a time of 3:37.95, representing the second-best time on Vanderbilt's all-time list and the best since 1998. ... Meyo Invitational: Tied her PR in the 800 with a time of 2:12 and was a member of Vanderbilt's 4x400 relay team that took fifth place and set the No. 5 mark on VU's all-time list with a time of 3:41.57. ... Vanderbilt Invitational: Was a member of DMR team that took first place with a time of 11:37.13, representing the No. 8 mark on VU's all-time list. ... Music City Invitational: Captured first place in the 600 with a career-best time of 1:31.72, which represented the No. 2 mark on VU's all-time list.
2014 Outdoor Season: Qualified for the NCAA East Preliminaries in the 400-meter hurdles. ... Posted the fifth-best time (58.98) on VU's all-time list in the 400m hurdles at the Mt. SAC Relays. That mark tied for the 10th best on the SEC Outdoor Performance list at the time. ... Was a member of the 4x200 relay team that set the school record (1:40.24). ... Posted a time of 59.83 in the 400-meter hurdles and finished 32nd at the NCAA East Preliminary. ... Captured first place in the 400 hurdles with a personal best time of 59.25 at the Tennessee Challenge. ... Recorded a time of 58.98 in the 400 hurdles at the Mt. SAC Relays to take first place in her section and post the top time among collegians. ... Took third place in the 400-meter hurdles at the Sea Ray Relays with a time of 59.91, which was the fifth-best showing on Vanderbilt's all-time performer's list. ... Finished first in the 400-hurdles with a time of 1.00.98 at the Black & Gold meet. ... Posted a time of 1:00.29 in the 400-hurdles at the Florida Relays. ... Earned a 13th-place finish in the 400 meter hurdles at the SEC Championships with a time of 1:00.80.
2013 Indoor Season: Set the second-best mark on VU's all-time performance list in the 500-meter run (1:15.37). ... Posted the sixth-best time on VU's all-time performance list in the 800 (2:10.13). ... Posted a personal-best time of 2:10.13 in the 800 qualifying heat at the SEC Championships. ... Was a member of VU's 4x400 team that posted a time of 3.40.25 (the third-best time in Vanderbilt history and the program's best mark since 1998) at the Tyson Invitational. ... Shaved a couple of seconds off her previous best in the 800 at the Tyson Invitational by posting a time of 2:10.14, which ranks No. 6 on the VU all-time performers list. ... Finished eighth in the 800 with a time of 2:13.71 at the New Balance Invitational. ... Finished 10th in the 500-meter dash with a time of 1:15.37 at the New Balance Invitational. ... Took 10th in the 500-meter with a time of 1:15.37 at the New Balance Invitational in New York. ... Took sixth place in the 800 with a time of 2:12.45 at the Auburn Indoor Invitational.Finished eighth in the 500-meter run in a time of 1:17.10 at the UAB Blazer Invitational. ... Finished second the 500 meters in 1:17.34 at the Music City Challenge.
2013 Outdoor Season: Set a personal best in the 400 meter hurdles with a time of 1:01.09 while earning fourth place at the Black & Gold meet.
2012 Indoor Season: Was a member of the 4x400 relay team that finished ninth at the SEC Championships with a time of 3:45.22. ... Placed 21st in the long jump with a mark of 5.53 meters (18-1.75) at the SEC Championships. ... Took first place in the long jump with a leap of 18-6 (5.64) at the Indiana Relays. ... Finished 14th in the long jump with a mark of 5.53 meters (18-1.75) at the the Armory Collegiate Invitational. ... Finished 23rd in the long jump with a mark of 5.23 meters (17-2) at the Samford Invitational. ... Placed 11th in the long jump with a mark of 5.52 meters (18-1.5) at the Kentucky Invitational. ... Was part of the distance medley team that placed second with a time of 11:35.72 at the Kentucky Invitational.
High School (Westview): Won state championships as a senior in the 100 meter hurdles, 300 meter hurdles and long jump ... Ranked 17th nationally in the 300 meter hurdles.
Personal: Daughter of Jeff and Brenda Carpenter. Sister to Huntington (28) and Buchanan (18). Skyler played soccer and basketball in high school as well.
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