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Brittani Carter
Position: Jumps
Height: 5'9"
Class: Senior
Experience: 4 Letters
City/State: Missouri City, Texas
High School: Thurgood Marshall HS
Major: Sports Administration
Born: 09/29/1988
Brittani Carter Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 07/20/2011

Event: High Jump (IN: 6-1 ¼; OUT: 6-0 ½)

5-time All-American
2-time SEC Champion
5-time All-SEC

CAREER CAPSULE
The most decorated high jumper in the history of the LSU women's track and field program ... Was a five-time All-American and two-time SEC champion during her collegiate career ... Is the only Lady Tiger high jumper to win at least three All-America honors for a career ... Was a two-time NCAA Indoor bronze medalist in the event with third-place finishes in 2009 and 2011 ... Captured back-to-back SEC Indoor titles in 2010 and 2011 ... Her lifetime PR of 6-1 ¼ ranks No. 2 on LSU's all-time indoor performance list ... Her top outdoor mark of 6-0 ½ is tied for the No. 2 spot on LSU's all-time outdoor performance list ... A member of five SEC Championship teams at LSU, that includes three SEC Outdoor titles (2008, 2010, 2011) and two SEC Indoor titles (2008, 2011).

2011
Wrapped up her collegiate career with a pair of All-America honors in the high jump during her senior season in 2011 ... An NCAA Indoor Championships bronze medalist for the second time in her LSU career ... Jumped 6-0 ½ at the 2011 NCAA Division I Indoor Track & Field Championships while scoring six points for the Lady Tigers with a third-place finish in College Station, Texas ... Also defended her SEC Indoor crown in the high jump with an NCAA automatic qualifying mark of 6-0 ¾ at the SEC Indoor Championships held in Fayetteville, Ark. ... Established a new lifetime personal record with a clearance of 6-1 ¼ at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational held on Feb. 5 ... Her PR set a new meet record at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational ... It also finished the 2011 indoor season ranked No. 2 on LSU's all-time indoor performance list in the women's high jump ... Also won the high jump crown at the Purple Tiger Invitational (6-0 ½) and Texas A&M Dual Meet (5-11 ½) during the indoor season ... Also earned All-America honors during the outdoor season as she tied for seventh place at the NCAA Outdoor Championships in Des Moines, Iowa ... Cleared 5-10 ¾ at the outdoor national meet ... Qualified for the NCAA Outdoor meet with the top performance at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds, where she cleared 5-11 ¼ in the competition ... Nearly earned all-conference honors as she cleared 5-10 ½ for a third-place finish at the SEC Outdoor Championships ... Won high jump titles at the LSU Invitational (5-9 ¾) and LSU Alumni Gold (5-10 ½) in the outdoor campaign ... Scored 7.5 points at the NCAA Championships and 16 points at the SEC Championships during her senior season in 2011.

2010
One of the nation's elite high jumpers once again in 2010 ... Received her third career All-America selection during the indoor campaign as she scored four points for the Lady Tigers with a fifth-place finish at the 2010 NCAA Division I Indoor Track & Field Championships in Fayetteville, Ark. ... Cleared a height of 5-11 ¼ at the national meet ... Became the first Lady Tiger in program history to win three career All-America honors in the high jump ... Also cleared 5-11 ¼ at the SEC Indoor Championships while winning her first career SEC high jump championship ... Became the first Lady Tiger to win an SEC title in the high jump since Keisha Spencer in 1999 ... Reached the NCAA automatic qualifying standard during the indoor season at the New Mexico Invitational with a clearance at 6-0 ¾ ... Finished the 2010 indoor season tied for the No. 3 spot on LSU's all-time indoor performance list ... Earned her fourth career all-conference honor during the outdoor season as she scored eight points with a runner-up finish in the high jump at the SEC Outdoor Championships (5-10 ¾) ... Competed in the event at the NCAA Outdoor Championships for the second year in a row ... Finished in 11th place at the national meet in Eugene, Ore., with a clearance of 5-9 ¼ ... Qualified for the NCAA Outdoor Championships with a sixth-place finish at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds (5-11 ¼) ... Became the first Lady Tiger in history to win high jump titles at the Texas Relays (6-0 ½) and Penn Relays (6-0) ... Her mark of 6-0 ½ at the Texas Relays set a new outdoor personal best and finished the season tied for the No. 2 spot on LSU's all-time outdoor performance list ... Also won high jump titles at the LSU Tiger Relays (5-11 ¼) and Miami Elite Invitational (6-0) during the outdoor campaign.

2009
Enjoyed a breakout sophomore season as one of the premier high jumpers in all of collegiate track and field ... Earned a pair of All-America honors during her sophomore season in 2009 ... Was the third-place finisher in the high jump at the NCAA Division I Indoor Track & Field Championships after clearing the six-foot mark for the first time in her LSU career ... Became the first Lady Tiger since Kym Carter in 1987 to receive indoor All-America honors ... Was also the first Lady Tiger to clear the 6-0 barrier since Gretchen Francois did so indoors in 1998 ... She followed that performance by tying for fifth place with a clearance of 6-0 to earn All-America honors at the NCAA Outdoor Championships ... Became the first Lady Tiger since Gai Kapernick in 1994 to receive outdoor All-America honors ... Was also a two-time All-SEC performer in 2009 ... Cleared 5-11 ½ to take second place at both the SEC Indoor Championships and  SEC Outdoor Championships ... Earned her spot in the NCAA Outdoor meet by tying for third place at the NCAA Mideast Regional Championships ... Won the high jump title in LSU's indoor season opener at the Purple Tiger Classic (5-8 ¾) ... Was runner-up in the event at the SEC/Big 12 Challenge (5-10) during the indoor season ... Captured three high jump titles during the outdoor season ... Won top honors at the LSU Tiger Relays (6-0), Sun Angel Classic (5-10 ¾) and LSU Alumni Gold (5-10) ... Finished runner-up in the event at the Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays at 6-0 ... Cleared the 6-0 mark four times during her sophomore season.

2008
Was an NCAA Mideast Regional qualifier in the high jump in her first season as a Lady Tiger ... Qualified for the NCAA Mideast Regional Championships with an outdoor seasonal best of 5 feet, 8 ¾ inches ... Did not record a height at the regional meet ... Earned Freshman All-SEC honors at the SEC Outdoor Track & Field Championships as the highest freshman finisher in the high jump ... Just missed winning all-conference honors by tying for third place at the outdoor conference meet with a clearance of 5-8 ¾ ... Was the fifth-place finisher in her specialty at the SEC Indoor Championships with a seasonal-best clearance of 5-9 ¼ ... Helped the Lady Tigers sweep SEC Indoor and SEC Outdoor titles by scoring a total of 9.5 points in conference action ... Won the high jump title at both the Willie Williams Classic (5-8 ¾) and Tiger Invitational (5-8 ¾) during the outdoor season ... Won four high jump titles during the indoor season, including the Razorback Invitational (5-8), Bayou Bengal Invitational (5-8 ½), LSU Twilight (5-6 ½) and LSU NCAA Indoor Qualifier (5-8 ½) ... Competed in a total of 16 meets during her freshman season.

PRIOR TO LSU
One of the nation's premier high jumpers during her senior season at Thurgood Marshall High School ... Finished the outdoor campaign ranked No. 2 in the country with a seasonal best and personal-best clearance of 6-0 ... Cleared 6-0 in a silver-medal winning performance at the state championship meet in 2007 ... Also won district and regional titles in the high jump during her junior and senior seasons ... Was named an American Track and Field Second-Team All-American in 2006 following an outstanding junior season ... Was named MVP of the Carl Lewis Relays during her high school career.

PERSONAL
Full name is Brittani Lanell Carter ... Born on Sept. 29, 1988 ... Parents are Floyd and Kimberly Carter ... Has two younger brothers, Marcus and Marvel ... Majoring in sports administration with a concentration in sport leadership.

 

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