Erica Carson
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    Erica Carson

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    San Antonio, Texas

    High School:
    Ronald Reagan

    Height:
    5-5

    Event:
    400m, 200m

    SOPHOMORE YEAR | 2012-13: Received the team's Most Improved Award...recorded the sixth-fastest 400-meter time in Academy history (56.39) during the preliminary round of the Mountain West Championships...became the just the second Air Force female to ever score in that event at the conference meet...entered the outdoor championships ranked 21st out of 22 competitors and finished eighth with a final time of 56.48...ran the leadoff leg of the sprint medley relay that clocked the third-best time in program history (4:28.19) at the Air Force Relays...also ran on the 4x200-meter relay (1:43.55) that won that meet...competed in the 200-meter dash during the Air Force Twilight Open, recording a wind-aided time of 25.37.

    FRESHMAN YEAR | 2011-12: Recorded the eighth-fastest time in Academy history in the 200-meter dash...clocked a time of 25.61 at the Front Range Classic...placed fourth at that meet...made collegiate debut in the outdoor 400-meter dash at that meet, placing fifth in 58.73...ran the 100-meter dash at the Jack Christiansen Invitational (12.96)...ran a leg of the 4x400-relay team that won the Colorado Invitational (3:58.78)...also participated in the winning 1600-meter sprint medley relay at the Air Force Relays (4:15.65)...ranked third on the team in the indoor 200-meter dash...clocked a career-best time of 26.34 at the Air Force Invitational...also ranked third in the 400-meter dash after clocking a personal-best 1:00.48 at the Robert Shine Invitational...participated in the 300-meter dash at the Air Force Blue-Silver Open (44.00).

    HIGH SCHOOL: Ronald Reagan High School...four-year letterwinner in track...District 26-5A champion in the 400-meter dash...finished fourth in the Texas Region IV-5A meet with a time of 58.45...three-time state qualifier as a member of the 4x100-meter and 4x200-meter relay teams...ran a leg of the 4x100-meter relay team that won the regional championship...teamed up with current sophomore Stephaney Saari to run 3:53.81 in the 4x400-meter relay for Reagan HS...served as team captain as a senior...also lettered four years in soccer...earned first-team all-state honors as a senior...member of three district championship teams...member of the team that advanced to the state finals...graduated Magna Cum Laude...member of the National Honor Society...member of the Spanish Honor Society.

    PERSONAL: Full name is Erica Patrice Carson...nickname is "EC"...daughter of Terry Carson, Gary Singleton, Fleur Singleton and Mary Carson...has seven younger siblings...majoring in management...future plans include working in public affairs...named to the Athletic Director's List during the 2012 Spring semester...served Element Leader and Training NCO...also served as the Barbarians Superintendent during the second session of Basic Cadet Training (2013)...attended the Academy's Prep School...played on the soccer team...was the team's leading scorer before suffering a knee injury...hobbies include doing whatever seems fun at the time, relaxing, eating and sleeping...uncle, Jemal Singleton, is a 1999 graduate of the Academy and former player and running backs coach of the Falcon football team...served as cadre during Expeditionary Survival and Evasion Training (ESET) over the summer, worked BCT and traveled to Seymour Johnson AFB, N.C., for Operation Air Force...member of Cadet Squadron 08.

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