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

Emerged as one of the top jumpers in the nation who is expected to branch out into multi-events, as per the staff.

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.