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Carter Persyn
Carter Persyn

Carter Persyn

So | 5-11 | Keller, Texas / Keller HS

#RazorFacts

  • SEC Freshman of The Year

Freshman (2016)
Member of Arkansas’ top seven through four meets … Set a personal best of 24:27.00 in the 8K at the Chile Pepper Festival (Oct. 1) which earned the young standout SEC Freshman Runner of the Week honors (Oct. 4) … Followed it up with a solid showing at his first conference championship, as the highest freshman finisher, placing 37th at the SEC Championship in 25:24.40 to headline the SEC All-Freshman team … Capped his first year with a top-40 showing at the NCAA South Central Region Championship (Nov. 11), placing 37th with a 10K PR of 31:45.10.

High School
Three-time UIL 6A All-State runner for cross country (2013, 2014, 2015) … UIL 6A District 5 champion in his final year running for Keller HS … Placed seventh at the UIL 6A State Championships in 2015 … Four-time UIL 6A District 5 champion on the track … Four-year letterwinner in cross country and track and field with PRs of mile (1,600m): 4:21, two mile (3200m): 9:25 and 5K (on the track): 15:15.

Personal
Born on Sept. 17, 1997 … Son of Eric and Kelly Persyn … Has a younger brother; Carson and sister; Rylie … Majoring in business marketing.

TFRRS Profile

5K: 16:24.90 (Cowboy Duals, 9/1/16)

8K: 24:27.00 (Chile Pepper Festival, 10/1/16)

10K: 31:45.10 (NCAA South Central Region, 11/11/16)