Carolyn Webster
Carolyn Webster
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Fredericktown, Ohio
High School: Fredericktown
Events: Jumps

NCAA Div. III qualifier and top jumper in the conference … Expected to take on more of a leadership role, per the staff … Member of the NCAC Academic Honor Roll as a sophomore.

2017 Outdoor: NCAA Div. III National Championships qualifier in the high jump, finishing tied for 21st with a leap of 5 feet, 1.75 inches (May 26) … Reached personal-record 5 feet, 7.75 at Great Lakes NCAA Final Qualifying meet (May 18) to qualify for nationals and nearly tied the school outdoor record … Totaled three all-conference certificates at the conference meet, placing second in both the heptathlon (4059 points) and high jump (5 feet, 5.25 inches) in addition to placing third (18 feet, 3.25) in the long jump … Clipped personal-best 15.80 100-meter hurdles time at conference meet, just missing out on all-conference honors with fourth-place finish … Earned pair of runner-up crowns to garner All-Ohio status in the long jump (18 feet, 3.25 inches) and high jump (5 feet, 5.25 inches) at the All-Ohio Championships (April 15) … Garnered three USTFCCCA all-region certificates for her top performances in the high jump, long jump and heptathlon … Came away with four top-three finishes, including two victories, at the Bob Kahn Invite (April 8) with winning leaps in the high jump (5 feet, 1 inch) and long jump (17 feet, 9.75 inches) … Won the long jump (16 feet, 5 inches) at the Wooster Invitational (April 1) … Leaped to runner-up status in the high jump (5 Feet, 3 inches) in first outdoor meet of the season at Charleston Southern Invite (March 18), thus earning NCAC Athlete-of-the-Week honors.

2017 Indoor: Became first student-athlete in program history to win NCAC pentathlon, claiming first with 3098 points (March 4) before finishing meet as the top point earner on the women’s side … Hauled in all-conference honors in the high jump (5 feet, 5 inches), claiming third-place … Scored at the All-Ohio Championships (Feb. 11) with a seventh-place leap in the high jump (5 feet, 3 inches) … Named USTFCCCA All-Region for milestone pentathlon performance … Totaled two first-place finishes, both at the Fighting Scots Invite (Jan. 28), with a winning leap in the long jump (16 feet, 4.25 inches) and a top time of 10.06 in the 60-meter hurdles … Ran a career-best 9.55 in the 60 hurdles prelims at the conference meet … Earned NCAC Athlete-of-the-Week honor for pentathlon performance.

2016 Outdoor: Earned third career all-conference certificate at the NCAC Championships (May 7) … Tied for third in the high jump (5 feet, 1.75 inches) … Also scored in the long jump, reaching 17 feet, 1.5 inches … Scored in the high jump (sixth) and long jump (eighth) at the All-Ohio Championships (April 16) … Competed at the prestigious Jesse Owens Track & Field Classic at The Ohio State University (April 23) … Won the high jump and long jump at the Bob Kahn Invitational (April 8) and at the Wooster Quad (April 19) … First in the high jump and triple jump at the Denison Big Red Invitational (April 29).

2016 Indoor: Banner freshman season ended at the NCAA Div. III National Championships (March 12) … Topped out at 5 feet, 5 inches, and was one clearance shy of All-American honors … Earned all-region honors from the USTFCCCA in the high jump … Delivered big meet performances at the NCAC Championships (March 4-5), taking first in the high jump (5 feet, 5 inches) and third in the long jump (17 feet, 4.25 inches), to garner a pair of all-conference certificates … Was equally as impressive the week prior at the multi-event championships taking fourth with 2965 points while competing with two of the top three multi-eventers in the country (Feb. 27) … Garnered All-Ohio recognition with a third-place clearance (5 feet, 4.5 inches) at the All-Ohio Championships (Feb. 13) … Tied the indoor high jump school record at the Kenyon Classic, topping out at 5 feet, 6 inches (Feb. 20) … Two-time NCAC Athlete-of-the-Week for field events … Won the high jump in first three collegiate meets.

Prior to Wooster: Second in Div. III at the OHSAA state meet as a senior in the long jump (17 feet, 11.75 inches) and fifth in the high jump (5 feet, 4 inches) … Placed third in the high jump at the state championships as a junior, clearing 5 feet, 6 inches … State runner-up in the long jump (17 feet, 6.75 inches) and third in the high jump (5 feet, 3 inches) as a sophomore … Qualified for the state championships in the high jump as a freshman.

Personal: Born Nov. 16, 1996 … Daughter of Wooster alumnus James and Pamela Webster, and younger sister of senior all-conference volleyball outside hitter Lydia Webster … Majoring in studio art with a minor in education.