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Shai Carpenter
Position: Jumps
Height: 6'2"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Mauldin, S.C.
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.

2012-13 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

2011-12 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, IN and placed fifth in the triple jump with a leap of 49’11.75”

2011-12 Indoor Highlights
• Earned first career All-ACC accolade with a bronze medal performance at the league meet in Boston, MA
• 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

Personal
• Born 5/15/93
• Majoring in sociology
• Sister, Shintara Carpenter, holds the indoor and outdoor triple jump records 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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