Track and Field
CU Track & Field BIO
Shai Carpenter
Player Profile:
Shai Carpenter 824932
Position: Jumps
Height: 6'2"
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Mauldin, S.C.
High School: Mauldin HS
Major: Accounting

Career Honors
• All-ACC, Indoor Triple Jump (2012)
• USA Junior Championships Participant, Triple Jump (2012)

Clemson Highlights
• Ranks third in Clemson history in the outdoor triple jump & seventh in the indoor triple jump.

2014 Highlights
• Recorded a season-best in the triple jump of 51-1 (+1.2) at the Georgia Tech invitational, where he finished fourth
• Posted sixth-place finish at the ACC Outdoor Championships

2013 Highlights
• Suffered through injuries for much of the season, he participated in two meets during the indoor campaign and in three outdoor competitions
• Narrowly missed an all-conference honor at the outdoor ACC meet, he was fourth place with a jump of 49-9.75; season-best in the triple jump was 49-11.25 during indoor season at the Auburn Invitational

2012 Outdoor Highlights
• Fourth-place finisher at the ACC Championships in the triple jump with a personal best of 51-8.25; his mark also established a Clemson freshman record in the event
• Took third place at the Jim Click Shootout in Arizona with mark of 51-.375
• Competed at the USA Junior Championships in Bloomington, Ind. and placed fifth in the triple jump with a leap of 49-11.75

2012 Indoor Highlights
• Earned first career All-ACC accolade with a bronze medal performance at the league meet in Boston, Mass.
• Hit a mark of 50-6 on his sixth and final attempt, moving him up four positions and into all-conference status
• Established Clemson’s freshman record for the triple jump with that performance

Mauldin High School Highlights
• 2011 state champion in the triple jump at the AAAA level
• 2011 Taco Bell Classic champion in the triple jump (49-4)
• Competed at the 2011 New Balance Outdoor Nationals in the triple jump
• 2010 AAAA runner-up in the state triple jump championship, he also earned all-state accolades in 2009
• Greenville County’s Most Valuable Male Track Athlete in 2009
• Earned four varsity letters in track & field and three in basketball

• Born 5/15/93
• Majoring in sociology
• Sister, Shintara Carpenter, holds the school triple jump record at the University of Cincinnati

Best Collegiate Marks
• Long Jump — 23-0.75 / 7.03m
• Triple Jump — 51-8.25 / 15.75m

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