2009-10: Placed 14th in 5,000 meters at Southland Conference Outdoor Track Championships in 18 minutes, 49.65 seconds ... Placed 13th in the 5,000 at the SLC Indoor Track Championships ... Named to SLC Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll.
2008-09: Competed in distance events in both the indoor and outdoor seasons for Lamar ... During the indoor season, posted a fifth-place finish in the 3,000 meters at the Texas Tech Classic in 11:19.36 ... Specialized in the 3,000-meter steeplechase during the outdoor season ... Turned in third-best time in school history in the steeplechase with a clocking of 11:48.89 at the Southland Conference Championships, good for fifth place in the meet ... Won the steeplechase at the Ty Terrell Relays, finished third in steeplechase at the Northwestern State Invitational.
HIGH SCHOOL: Ran for John Steward and Leon White at Cabot HS ... Named all-state in cross country 2004-2007 ... Was the 2007 Central Conference winner ... Won the 2006 2A 1600-meter indoor and outdoor state championship ... Was the 7A Central Conference runner-up. ... Won the 2005 2A Cross Country championship, and 2A State Indoor and Outdoor Track 800-, 1,600- and 3,200-meter championships ... Won the 2004 2A Cross Country championship ... Honors graduate.
PERSONAL: Emily L. Carpenter was born on Nov. 9, 1989, in Little Rock, Ark. ... Daughter of Todd and LeAnne Carpenter ... Majoring in nursing ... Enjoys traveling, camping, and art.