Jack Carpenter
Jack  Carpenter


Park Ridge, Ill.

High School:
Maine South

Personal Bests (as of June 2017):

Mile: 4:44.95
: 8:53.95
5,000: 15:10.58

800: 2:02.57
: 4:07.50
: 8:55.43
5,000: 15:06.40
10,000: 32:19.62

TRFFS Profile

Indoor (Jr.): Competed in the 3,000- and 5,000-meter runs in the indoor season ... Placed second at the Wisconsin SHELL Shocker in the 3,000-meter run with a time of 9:04.62 ... Placed sixth in the 3,000-meter run at the Jack Johnson Classic (8:54.33).
Outdoor (Jr.):
Competed in the 800- and 1,500-meter races in the outdoor season ... Recorded a peronsal-best in the 800-meter race and notched 14th at Marquette Duals with a time of 2:02.57.
Cross Country (Jr.):
Competed in the 4.98-mile run, 5-mile run, 8k and 10k races for the cross country season ... Placed top-20 at the UW Parkside Midwest Open in the 4.98-mile run with a time of 27:02.4 ... Was the third Golden Eagle to cross the line at the BIG EAST Championships by a time of 26:03.2 in his 8k, finishing 31st overall.

BIG EAST All-Academic
Indoor (So.): Competed in the mile, 3,000 and 5,000-meter runs over the course of three meets for the indoor season ... Recorded a fifth-place finish in the 3,000-meter at the Wisconsin Open (February 19) with a time of 8:56.94 ... Set a personal-best in the 3,000-meter a week later at the BIG EAST Championships (8:53.95).
Outdoor (So.):
Competed in the 1,500, 3,000 and 5,000-meter runs in the outdoor season ... Took first place in the 5,000-meter with a time of 15:34.91 at the UW-Whitewater Drake Alternative Meet (May 1) ... Finished top-ten at the Wisconsin Twilight (May 6) in the 3,000 meter at 8:55.43.
Cross Country (So.): 
Ran both 6k and 5k in the 2015 season ... Placed 33rd in the Badger Season Opener on Sept. 4 in the 6k as the team took third place.

Indoor (Fr.):
Competed in the 3,000 and 5,000-meter runs over the course of four meets combined during the indoor season ... Recorded back-to-back top-eight finishes in the 3,000 to open the season, including a third-place finish at the Wisconsin Open (Jan. 17) and an eighth-place finish and personal-best time of 8:54.67 at the John Tierney Tri (Jan. 23) ... Ran the 5,000 meters at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships and placed 19th with a time of 16:04.56.
Outdoor (Fr.):
Took part in five outdoor meets, competing in the 3,000, 5,000 and 10,000 meters ... Set a personal best in his first outdoor meet at the SIU Spring Classic, turning in a time of 15:06.4 in the 5,000 for a sixth-place finish ... Took 13th place in the 10,000 meters at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships with a time of 32:19.62.
Cross Country (Fr.): Raced in six of seven meets for the Blue & Gold ... Averaged just over a third-place team finish on the season with three top-3 finishes, including the NCAA Great Lakes Regional (Nov. 14) where he took 99th overall ... Recorded top-30 finishes in back-to-back meets to open up the year at the Badger Opener (Sept. 5) and National Catholic Invitational (Sept. 19).

Prior to Marquette: Carpenter earned three letters in both cross country and track and field at Maine South High School ... Served as team captain in both sports as a senior ... Three-time all-conference cross country runner, including conference and regional individual champion as a senior ... Was all-state in cross country his senior year with a sixth-place finish at the 3A state meet ... Foot Locker All-Midwest Third Team at the regional meet with a 20th-place finish among all competitors ... Sectional champion in the 3,200-meter run as a senior on the track ... Helped the Hawks to conference and regional cross country championships while qualifying for the state meet as a junior in 2012 ... Graduates with the second-fastest 3,200 time in Maine South High School history at a time of 9:21.

Personal: Carpenter was born in Naperville, Illinois and is the son of Pete and Laura Carpenter ... Has a younger brother, Joe ... Plans to major in business.

Championships History:

BIG EAST Indoor Championships
3,000-meter run:
8th (9:39.92)
5,000-meter run: 3rd (16:26.32) All-BIG EAST

5,000-meter run: 12th (17:10.72)
3,000-meter run: 13th (9:49.86)
5,000-meter run: 6th (16:36.64)
3,000-meter run:
13th (10:02.06)
5,000-meter run: 8th (17:06.85)

BIG EAST Outdoor Championships
10,000-meter run: 2nd (34:25.78) All-BIG EAST
10,000-meter run: 6th (35:38.82) 
5,000-meter run: 3rd (17:15.7) All-BIG EAST
10,000-meter run
 7th (35:03.41)
10,000-meter run:
8th (36:22.37)

NCAA West Preliminaries
10,000-meter run: 16th (35:24.85)
5,000-meter run: 25th (16:44.62)

Cross Country:

BIG EAST Championships (8k)
2016 - 31st (26:03.2; third on MU) 
2015 - 61st (25:36.2; ninth on MU) 
2014 - 64th (26:43.5; eighth on MU)

NCAA Great Lakes Region Championships (10k)
2016 - 163rd (34:00.0; seventh on MU)
2015 - DNC
2014 - DNC


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