2013: One of only seven Army runners to compete in all six races in her plebe season ... was a top five finisher for the Black Knights in four of her six races and finished in the top ten in all six... opened the year as the fifth place finisher at the Army Open with a 5K time of 19:44.27 ... was the team's No. 6 runner with a 28th place finish at Cornell (19:46.0) ... finished 64th of 190 runners with a 6K time of 24:37.21 at the Iona Meet of Champions ... was the Black Knights' No. 5 finisher for the second consecutive competition, posting a time of 23:29 at the Paul Short Invitational ... recorded a career-best 21:21.18 time in the "Star" matchup with Navy as Army's No. 3 runner and seventh overall finisher ... ended the season as the Black Knight's No. 7 finisher and 59th overall at the Patriot League Championships with a time of 24:00.72.
High School: Four-year letterwinner at Battlefield High School in Haymarket, Va. ... four-time cross country team MVP ... all-state selection in cross country and track (3,200m) during her senior year ... team captain ... AP scholar ... career highlight thus far was running in the 4x800-meter relay at the New Balance Nationals during her sophomore season.
Personal: Nicole Rae Carter ... born in Fort Benning, Ga. ... daughter of 1989 West Point graduates and former track standouts Tyno and Tonya (Cheek) Carter ... father earned All-America honors in 1987 (outdoor 5,000-meter run) ... sister, Jamila ... brother, Caleb ... credits coach Mallory Trowbridge with having the most influence on her running career ... enjoys hiking, cooking, traveling and reading during her free time ... undeclared major.