UCSD Track & Field BIO
 Marya Carter

Contended in the triple jump for UCSD at CCAA Championships, where she finished fourth overall in the event … Her best marks of the season include a measure of 16’11.25” in the long jump at Soka Peace Invitational and a distance of 37’5” in the triple jump at the Cal-Nevada Championships.

Competed for the Tigers in track and field during her freshman and sophomore years (2011-12) ... Earned a top mark of 18'0.25" in the long jump during a dual meet against Fullerton College to place first overall in 2011 ... Won the triple jump with a personal-best leap of 38'6" during meet against Orange Coast College and Saddleback as a freshman (2011) ... Finished second in the triple jump (38'1.5") and eighth in the long jump (16'10.5") at the 2011 So-Cal Prelims ... Settled for seventh place in the triple jump (37'2.25") at the California Community College State Championships during her freshman year with the Tigers (2011) ... Placed 15th in the long jump at the 34th Aztec Track and Field Invitational with a mark of 16'6.5" as a sophomore (2012).

A 2010 graduate of Alta Loma High School in Alta Loma ... Was Baseline League Triple Jump Champion as a senior for ALHS (2010) ... Named "Most Valuable Female Athlete" on the Braves' track & field team (2010) ... Renaissance Scholar-Athlete (2010) ... Set ALHS record in the long jump during her senior year with a leap of 17'6.25" at the CIF-SS Division I Prelims to finish eighth overall (2010) ... Contended in the triple jump (37'7.75", 4th) and long jump (17'1", 8th) at the 2010 CIF-SS Divisional Finals ... Advanced to the CIF-SS Masters Meet in the triple jump, turning in an eighth-place finish upon leaping 37'4.25" as a senior with the Braves (2010).

Born July 26, 1992 in Sneads Ferry, N.C. ... Parents are Marbi and Robert Carter ... Majors in literature/writing at Muir College ... Her hobbies include reading, Netflix, traveling and video games... Roots for Chicago Bulls ... Jesse Owens is her favorite athlete ... Favorite movie is Coming to America ... "Champion" by Kanye West is on her iPod playlist ... Could eat cheeseburgers for the rest of her life if given the chance ... Her mother and her grandparents are her greatest influences ... Plans to become become a successful attorney and start my own business after law school.
Position: Jumps
Year: Senior
City/State: Sneads Ferry, NC
Other College: Riverside City College
College: Muir
Major: Literature/Writing
Experience: Transfer
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