Deleon Carter
Deleon Carter
Height: 6-1
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Bakersfield, Calif.
High School: West HS
Position: Hurdles

Deleon Carter ran a season-best 55.28 to finish 18th in the 400 meter hurdles at the Asics/Steve Scott Invitational ... also ran 55.40 at the USC Trojan Quad Meet ... did not compete during the indoor season.

Carter qualified for the Big West Championships in the 400 meter hurdles ... ran a season-best 54.12 to finish 16th in the prelims and did not reach the final ... ran a season-best 51.12 in the 400 meters at the Sun Angel Track Classic (Apr. 10) ... ran an indoor season-best 51.53 in the 400 meters at the Boise State Invitational (Feb. 13).

Redshirted the indoor and outdoor seasons for the Matadors.

Competed in track & field, cross country and basketball at West High School in Bakersfield, Calif. ... was named MVP of the track team and earned All-SWYL honors ... the Vikings won a league championship in 2005 ... graduated in 2008.

Born October 2, 1990 ... mother is Teri Porter and father is Cecil Carter ... has two younger sisters, Taeloe and Jardah and one brother, Marcus who attended Prairie View A&M ... favorites include the Los Angeles Lakers, Kobe Bryant, actor Jamie Foxx, the TV show "Martin" and the movie "How To Be a Player" ... couldn't imagine going a week without his cell phone ... major is Psychology.

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