JUNIOR (2012): Competed in four meets...recorded the team's top finishes at the 5K Colorado State Open (16:03.9, 16th) and at the 8K Rocky Mountain Shootout (season-best 26:54.0, 28th)...earned a ninth-place finish at the Metro State Invitational (27:03.0)...also competed at the Woody Greeno Invitational, finishing 98th in a time of 27:15.1.
SOPHOMORE (2011): Competed in three meets, including two 8K competitions...clocked a season-best time of 26:17 to place 43rd at the Fort Hays State Tiger Invitational...finished 73rd at the Woody Greeno Invitational with a time of 26:50...also competed in the season-opening Rust Buster Invitational, placing 68th with a time of 20:25.
FRESHMAN (2010): Competed in four meets...opened the season with a 56th-place finish at the 6K Rust Buster Invitational (21:40)...recorded a season-best 8K time of 26:46 at the Tiger Invitational to place 79th...also competed at the Woody Greeno Invitational (28:24, 159th) and the Rocky Mountain Shootout (29:32, 198th).
HIGH SCHOOL: McIntosh High School...earned seven letters in cross country and track...two-time MVP...received the honor for cross country and track (running events) as a senior...two-time all-region selection for cross country...named to the all-county cross country team twice...served as captain of both teams during senior year...finished third in the 3200-meter run at the Georgia state track meet with a personal-best time of 9:54 as a senior...also placed within the top 10 as a junior...state qualifier in the 3200-meter run as a senior...two-time all-region and all-county honoree in track...named school winner of Wendy's High School Heisman...honor graduate...served as president of the National Honor Society...also served as vice-president of the Beta Club...member of the National English and Spanish Honor Society...Eagle Scout...also ran for the Southside Pioneers Track Club...finished 10th with a career-best time of 6:42 in the 2000-meter steeplechase at the 2009 AAU National Junior Olympics.
PERSONAL: Full name is Carl William Eifert...nickname is "Sleepy Carl"...son of Ron and Cele Eifert...father is a 1978 Academy graduate...mother is a retired lieutenant colonel...has one brother, Robert...majoring in general engineering...future plans include becoming a pilot...served as Athletic NCO...has also served as Standardization/Evaluation Clerk...named to the Dean's List and Athletic Director's List...hobbies include running, swimming, music and hanging out with family and friends..."designated aroma therapist and spiritual healer for the team"...also enjoys making gift baskets for teammates and face painting before big races...recipient of the renowned AFXC Box from `Papa' Seth Pelletier...took a powered flight course over the summer...also served as cadre on the course that "tear-gassed the basics" during BCT...member of Cadet Squadron 09.