Carmen Green
Carmen Green

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Salisbury, N.C.

High School:
East Forsyth

Event:
Throws


Green's Personal Bests
Hammer Throw: 154-11
Weight Throw: 47-9.25
Shot Put, Indoor: 33-7.25
Discus: 147-9

2011 Outdoor
One of the top throwers for the Deacs all season ... Placed second in the hammer throw at the Vertklasse Meeting with a personal-best mark of 154-11 ... Finished eighth in the event at the Duke Invitational with a throw of 149-0 ... Competed in the hammer throw at the ACC Championships, finishing with a mark of 139-8 to place 13th ... Claimed first place in the discus at the Vertklasse Meeting with a toss of 147-9 ... Recorded seven additional top-ten finishes in the discus, including three third-place finishes on the year ... Second-best mark of the season, 146-6, came at the Wake Forest Open en route to a fifth-place finish ... Placed tenth in the discus at the ACC Championships with a throw of 141-7.

2011 Indoor
Competed primarily in the weight throw ... Recorded top throw of 47-9.25 at the Liberty Quad Meet en route to a third-place finish ... Turned in a mark of 47-6.5 at the Virginia Tech Elite Meet ... Competed in the shot put once during the season, throwing for a distance of 33-7.25 to place eighth at Liberty Quad.

2010 Outdoor
Finished sixth in the discus at the Georgia Tech Invitational with a toss of 123-07 ... Placed eighth in the discus at the Spec Towns Open with a mark of 125-05 ... Threw a season-best distance of 129-07 in the discus at the Raleigh Relays in March.

2010 Indoor
Threw a season-best distance of 46-1.50 in the weight throw at the Virginia Tech Challenge in February 2010 ... Finished fourth in the weight throw with a mark of 44-8.00 at the UNC Invitational.

2009 Outdoor
Participated at the ACC Championship in both the discus and hammer throw events ... Had a season best mark in the hammer throw at the Auburn Tiger Classic with a distance of 139-09 ... Threw the disc 126-05 at the ACC Championships to finish 17th ... Also took fifth at the Clemson Classic in the discus (123-11) and sixth in the hammer (129-00).

2009 Indoor
Competed in the weight throw at five different meets during the season ... Had her best throw of 40-08.75 the Niswonger Invite and her best finish came in her first collegiate meet at the Virginia Tech Invite where she finished seventh at 39-10.00.

Background
Earned six varsity letters in indoor and outdoor track & field ... Also earned four varsity letters in Athletic Training/Sports Medicine ... Won both the shot put (31-11) and discus (103-07) at the 4AA Conference meet ... Also won the discus (104-11) at the Northeast Regional meet ... Finished 3rd at the Elon Invitational in the discus with a mark of 104-07 ... Took tenth in the discus at the 2008 North Carolina State Meet ... Named the team's Most Improved Women's Track & Field Athlete as a freshman in 2005 and garnered team Most Valuable Women's Field Athlete as both a junior and a senior ... Also named the 4AA Conference Women's Field Most Valuable Player in 2008.

Personal
Full name is Carmen LeHazel Green ... Born April 19, 1990, in Salisbury, North Carolina ... Daughter of Conrad and Lora Green ... Father, Conrad, played football at James Madison University ... Brother, Charles, played football at Appalachian State University ... Pursuing a degree in sociology with a minor in healthy policy and administration ... Former teammates now running collegiately include Dylan Ferris (Stanford), Anthony Kilar (High Point), John Teeter (UNC-Greensboro), and former Demon Deacons Brent LaRue (class of 2010) and Aaron LaRue ('11) ... Aaron was a high jumper at Wake Forest, while Brent currently competes for the Slovenian national team.

 

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