Carmen Carlos - Women's Cross Country - Vanderbilt University Athletics

Carmen Carlos Season 2015-16


Class Junior
Hometown Mobile, Ala.
High School McGill-Toolen

Major: Neuroscience.

– 2016 Fall SEC Academic Honor Roll
– 2015 Fall SEC Academic Honor Roll
– 2015 All-South Region
– 2015 Spring Academic Honor Roll
– 2013-2014 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

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2016 Cross Country: Placed 31st with a time of 21:06.2 at the NCAA South Regionals. … Finished fourth among the Commodores and 44th overall with a time of 21:49.90 at the SEC Championships. … Finished 21st with a time of 22:05.2 in the Open Race at the Wisconsin Invitational.

2015 Cross Country: Was the third Commodore across the line, and finished 148th overall, at the NCAA Championships with a time of 21:11.90. … Captured All-Region honors with a 12th-place finish at the NCAA South Regional, posting a time of 20:36.73 to help VU win its second consecutive region title. … Finished second for VU and 19th overall at the SEC Championships with a time of 20:27.50. … Finished fourth for VU and 120th overall with a time of 21:10.6 at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational. … Took 48th place with a PR time of 17:24.6 in her season debut at the Notre Dame Invitational.Â

2014 Cross Country: At the NCAA Nationals, ran a 21:16.60 6K, finishing 113th. … Set a personal best at the NCAA Regionals 6K, posting a 19:59.60 while placing 10th. … Placed 27th at the SEC Championships 6K with a time of 20:53.50. … Was the top Vanderbilt finisher at the Wisconsin Adidas Invitational 6K, earning a 42nd place finish with a time of 20:40. … Finished 54th in Roy Griak Invitational 6K, posting a 22:28. …Was the Commodores’ top finisher and took third place overall with a career-best time of 17:15.40 at the Commodore Classic 5K. … Took fourth place with a time of 17:54.47 at the Belmont Opener 5K.

2013 Cross Country: Posted her best 6K time of the year against a deep field at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational running 21:26… Ran her first collegiate 6K in 22:11.25 at the Roy Griak Invitational… Finished seventh overall at the Commodore Classic to help the Dores take first place with a time of 17:32.36 on the 5K course… Made her collegiate debut in the Belmont Opener at Percy Warner Park running 18:38.71 over the 5K course.

High School: 2012 Alabama Gatorade Cross Country Runner of the Year … Placed 12th at Foot Locker Cross Country Nationals … Won the two-mile at the 2012 New Balance Indoors … Won state championships in 800 meters, mile and 3,200 meters as a senior, setting Alabama records in all three events … Indoor mile time of 4:49.18 was 13th nationally while 3,200 meter time of 10:15.70 was 11th in the country … Was a four-time state champion in cross country.

Personal: Daughter of Cecilia and Gary Carlos. Sister to Garrison (21) and Fia Rose (14).