Karter

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Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Perrysburg, Ohio
High School: Perrysburg

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Career Honors:
Patriot League Academic Honor Roll (2018).

2018 (Freshman):

  • Placed 76th at the Patriot League Championships, running an 8K time of 28:07.4 (10/27).
  • Placed 206th at the NCAA Northeast Region Championship, with a 10K time of 36:35.3 (11/9).
  • Ran a season-best 8K time of 27:10.5 at the Nassaney Invitational, placing 53rd (9/8).
  • Competed at the National Catholic Invitational, running an 8K time of 28:12.03 to finish 129th (9/14).

Before Holy Cross:

  • Four-year member of the varsity cross country team under head coach Keith Madaras.
  • Served as captain senior year.
  • Named Most Improved (2016), MVP (2017), Third team all-conference (2016) and First team all-conference (2017).
  • Led team to win the conference championship and qualify for state (2016 and 2017).
  • Finished 12th at state in 2017 and 20th in 2016.
  • Set school record in the 5k (16:01) (2017).
  • Also a four-year member of the varisty track and field team under head coach James Hentges.
  • Served as captain senior year.
  • Received the Coaches Award (2017-18).
  • Runner-up 4x800 (2016-17), Third team all-conference 1600m (2017-18).
  • Received the Fred Dafler Sportsmanship Award (OHSAA, 2017-18).
  • Led team to win conference (2016-17 and 2017-18).
  • Regional qualifier for 1600m and 4x800 (2016-17), 4x800 (2017-18).
  • Member of Student Council (2015-16, 2016-17), Class Vice-President (2017-18), Vice-President of Orchestra (2017-18).
  • Member of National Honors Society (2017-18), Link Crew (2016-17), Jacket way committee (2017-18).

Personal:

  • Son of Kele Synder.
  • Has one brother (Tidus Pallitta) and one sister (Francesca Pallitta).
  • Majoring in economics and mathematics.
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