Carly Hamilton
blank Carly Hamilton
Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Springboro, Ohio

High School:
Springboro

Height:
5-5

Event:
Distance

2014 Second Team Outdoor All-American
2014 First Team Indoor All-American
2013 SEC Outdoor Champion (1500 meters)
2013 First Team Indoor All-American
2013 Second Team Indoor All-American

2014: Outdoor - Finished second in the 5000-meter run with a 16:35.34 at the Florida Relays...Continued her training for the 1500 by winning the 800 with a personal-best time of 2:07.09 at the Spec Towns Invite...Opened her season in the 1500 and was 11th after running a 4:15.62 at the Mt. SAC Relays...Picked up a two-second victory in the 1500 (4:17.58) at the Drake Relays...Managed a third-place finish in the 1500 finals at the SEC Championships thanks to a time of 4:15.67 before also taking seventh in the 5000 with a career best 16:26.84...Ran a season-best time of 4:15.02 to be the fifth qualifier at the East Prelims...Ran a 4:21.98 to take 15th in the 1500 semifinal round of the NCAA Championships to earn a Second Team All-America certificate.

2014: Indoor - Passed several competitors in the final straightaway for the mile finals to take fifth at the NCAA Championships after running a 4:40.18 for First Team All-America honors...Took second in the 3000-meter run at the Auburn Invite after speeding to a finish of 9:21.88...Finished third in the mile at the Vanderbilt Invite thanks to a time of 4:44.46...Also was on the winning distance medley relay team (11:24.86) at Vanderbilt...Was third in the 800 after finishing in 2:10.19 at the VT Elite Meet...Only Georgia competitor to travel to the Alex Wilson Invite and finished sixth in the mile after running a 4:42.11...Qualified for the NCAA meet after taking fourth in the mile final with a 4:35.79 at the SEC Championships...Ran a leg on the sixth-place distance medley relay team (11:30.66) at SECs.

2013: Cross Country: Won the 6k Furman Classic during her first action of the season with a time of 20:25.53...Led the Lady Bulldogs for the eighth consecutive time while taking 19th at the 6k Roy Griak Invitational after clocking a 21:21.85...Started but did not finish the 6k Wisconsin Invitational...Was also unable to finish the SEC Championships after racing in the front back for most of the race...Led the Lady Bulldogs at the NCAA South Regionals with a 15th-place finish (20:38.87) for All-Region honors.

2013: Outdoor: Missed qualifying for the national meet by two spots in the 1500-meter run at the NCAA Prelims after clocking a 4:18.26...Captured her first SEC title after winning the 1500 at the SEC Championships with a time of 4:14.27...Set a school record in the 1500 after completing her laps in 4:12.15 to win the Drake Relays...Finished with runner-up honors in the 1500 (4:17.21) at the Mt. SAC Relays...Won the 800 at the Spec Towns Invite after crossing the finish line in 2:08.44...Opened the year by winning the 1500 at the Florida Relays with a time of 4:21.33.

2013: Indoor: Set a school record in the 3000-meter run after shooting across the finish line in 9:20.89 for third place at the Razorback Invite...Also ran a leg on the second-place distance medley relay team in Arkansas after they combined for a 11:39.68...Won the mile at the Akron Invite after finishing her laps in 4:43.46...Established a new No. 1 mark on Georgia's all-time list after taking ninth in the mile Invite with a 4:36.06 at the Husky Classic...Clocked the fastest time in the mile prelims at the SEC Championships, but was disqualified for breaking in too early...Part of distance medley relay that shattered the school record with an 11:25.25 for fifth place at SECs...Part of distance medley relay that set a school record by taking fifth at the Alex Wilson Invite with an 11:03.27...Finished fourth for a First Team All-America certificate at the NCAA Championships after finishing the mile in 4:38.44...Also ran on the distance medley relay team at the NCAA meet that finished 10th with a time of 11:12.49 (No. 2 in school history).

2013: Cross Country: Grabbed the top finish for Georgia after taking 19th (21:55.96) at the Commodore Classic...Led the Lady Bulldogs for the second consecutive meet after taking 20th (17:14.92) at the Greater Louisville Classic...Was the top finisher again for the Lady Bulldogs after taking 74th at the Wisconsin Invitational with a time of 20:41...Showcased her talent with a fourth-place finish for First Team All-SEC honors at the SEC Championships after completing the course in 20:39.11...Remained the Lady Bulldogs' most dominant performer late in the season after finishing fourth (20:16.1) at the NCAA South Regionals for All-Region honors.

2012: Outdoor: Wrapped up her first year with Georgia after taking 43rd in the 1500-meter run (4:34.06) at the NCAA East Prelims...Moved into the Lady Bulldogs' all-time top-10 list in the 1500 after clocking a 4:23.55 in the prelims before taking 11th in the finals at the SEC Championships...Recorded a career-best time of 4:28.54 to take 51st in the 1500 at the Mt. SAC Relays...Earned runner-up honors at the Spec Towns Invite after clocking a 4:29.10 in the 1500...Clocked a 2:16.98 during an 800 used as a training session at the Florida Relays.

2012: Indoor: Opened her Lady Bulldog career by taking ninth in the mile (4:52.50) at the Kentucky Invitational...Moved into the Georgia record books after taking fifth in the 800-meter run (2:11.12) at the Mark Colligan Memorial...Clocked a personal-best 4:50.10 to finish 16th at the Husky Classic...Qualified for the mile finals at the SEC Championships with a time of 4:51.01, but did not start because of a foot injury.

2011: Cross Country: Opened her collegiate career by taking 15th (18:41.91) at the Georgia Invitational...Named SEC Co-Women's Freshman of the Week after leading her team with a runner-up finish at the 6k Georgia State Invitational after clocking a 22:37...Scored for the Lady Bulldogs at the Wisconsin Invitational after taking 256th with a time of 22:24.5.

High School: Won the OHSAA state championship in the 1600 meters as a senior...Recorded a second-place finish at the state cross country meet as a senior...Qualified for the Nike Cross Country Nationals where she placed 27th after taking fourth at the Nike Cross Midwest Regional...Personal-best times of 4:48 (1600), 17:29 (5k) and 2:10 (800)...Helped lead Springboro to a second-place finish at the 2010 state cross country meet...Was the runner-up in the 1600 at the state track meet and third at the state cross country meet as a freshman...Took third in the 1600 at the Ohio state meet as a junior...Finished fourth at the state cross country meet as a sophomore...Member of the National Honors Society and S.A.D.D.

Personal: Born February 15, 1993...Daughter of Jim and Linda Hamilton...Majoring in Marketing.

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