Hannah Carson
Hannah  Carson

RS Senior

Chandler, Ariz.

High School:




Carson Secures NCAA Runner-Up Finish In Javelin

Hannah Carson tosses the No. 5 & No. 6 all-time collegiate marks in the javelin Thursday.


Kittley, Felkins, Brown & Carson Record Region Accolades

Texas Tech garners four region awards from the USTFCCCA on Monday.


Texas Tech Adds Five More NCAA Championship Qualifiers

Texas Tech will send 15 athletes to compete in 12 events, 10 individual and two relays.


Texas Tech Tallies Nine NCAA Championship Qualifiers Friday

Nine Red Raiders will represent the scarlet & black in Eugene, with more opportunities for others on Saturday


Texas Tech Qualifies 32 Entries For NCAA West Preliminaries

The Red Raiders will send 32 entries to represent Texas Tech in Lawrence on May 26-28


T&F: Big 12 Outdoors Preview

T&F: Big 12 Outdoors Preview


Track: Red Raider Open Recap

Cierra White breaks school record in 100M


Track: Red Raider Open Preview

Wes Kittley previews Texas Tech's Thursday's final home meet of the season


Track Preps for Indoor Season

Track and Field Teams open Indoor Season at Texas Tech Open


2016 NCAA Outdoor Championships

Photos from the 2016 NCAA Outdoor Championships at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon


2016 NCAA West Preliminaries

Photos from the 2016 NCAA Track & Field West Preliminaries in Lawrence, Kansas on May 26-28


2016 Big 12 Outdoor Championships

Photos from the 2016 Big 12 Outdoor Championships in Fort Worth, Texas, on May 13-15

Career Performance List

Five-Time USTFCCCA All-American

- 2016 First Team Outdoor Javelin
- 2016 Second Team Outdoor Discus
- 2015 First Team Outdoor Javelin
- 2014 First Team Outdoor Javelin
- 2013 Second Team Outdoor Javelin

Two-Time Big 12 Champion

- 2015 Javelin Champion
- 2015 Discus Champion

USTFCCCA Regional Athlete of the Year

- 2016 Outdoor Women's Mountain Region Field Athlete of the Year

Finished runner-up for the second-straight year in the javelin the 2016 NCAA Outdoor Championships ... tossed a personal-best 61.20m/200-9 in the javelin to break her own school record ... the throw made her the first NCAA female athlete to ever throw both the javelin & discus 200' in the same season ... earned first team All-America honors in the event for the third-straight season ... also finished 14th in the discus at 52.71m/172-11 to earn second team All-America accolades ... the only competitor in the field to qualify in both, first Red Raider to ever do so ... tossed the top discus mark in the West region at 58.38m/191-6 ... the mark is the No. 2 throw at Tech and broke the Rock Chalk Park facility record ... she is the third Red Raider to qualify in the discus ... threw the second-best mark in the West in the javelin at 55.70m/182-9 to qualify for her fourth-straight NCAA Championships in the javelin ... the mark ranks eighth in school history ... entered the NCAA West Preliminaries with marks of 60.42m/198-3 in the javelin (No. 1) and 61.97m/203-4 in the discus (No. 2) ... finished second in both events at the Big 12 Outdoor Championships on May 15 ... in the javelin at the conference meet, she tossed the fourth-best mark in school history at 56.86m/186-6 ... it was one of eighth top 10 marks she's achieved this season in the javelin & discus ... opened the season by tossing the eighth (54.77m/179-8) and ninth (54.57m/178-8) marks in Tech history in the javelin ... unleashed a monster heave of 60.42m/198-3 at the Michael Johnson Invitational to not only break the stadium record but also her own school record in the event ... the mark also made her the No. 3 all-time collegian and No. 5 all-time U.S. performer in the women's javelin ... her historic season would only get better, as she broke the school record again, this time in the discus, with a toss of 61.97m/203-4 at the Masked Rider Open on May 6 ... the mark made her the only collegian to ever amass 60 meters in both the javelin and discus in the same NCAA career, let alone the same season ... her performance that weekend also earned her USTFCCCA National and Big 12 Athlete of the Week honors ... she's also achieved the sixth-best mark in school history in the discus at 54.60m/185-0.

Competed in the shot put in five meets during her final indoor campaign ... tossed a season-best 14.59m/47-19.5 at the New Mexico Team Invitational on Jan. 30 ... nearly matched it at the Big 12 Championship on Feb. 27 with a 10th-place finish at 14.58m/47-10.

Earned Big 12 Performer of the Year honors, voted by the conference coaches ... named to the Academic All-Big 12 First Team ... tallied 16 first-place finishes during the outdoor season in the javelin, shot put and discus throw events ... re-wrote the Texas Tech javelin record books, recording eight new top 10 marks ... seven of her first-place marks came in the javelin competition ... claimed the Big 12 title behind a throw of 56.36m/184-11 ... that mark stands as the fifth-best in school history ... broke the school record in each of the final three meets of the season ... started with the NCAA West Preliminaries, finishing with the top throw of any competitor at 56.56m/185-7 ... was three feet away from a national title, placing second behind another school record toss of 57.72m/189-4 at the NCAA Championships to earn First Team All-America honors ... returned to Eugene for the USA Championships and picked up a third-place finish after hitting a mark of 59.57m/195-5 ... added four first-place throws in the discus, including the Big 12 Championship at 53.46m/175-5 ... put up four more winning tosses in the shot put behind a personal-best of 15.26m/50-0.75 at the Bryan Clay Invite.

Competed in seven meets for the Red Raiders in the shot put event ... recorded four top two finishes, including two first-place marks ... rattled off a first-place throw at the Masked Rider Open with a distance of 14.94m/49-0.25 ... her top mark of the season came at the Texas Tech Open behind a toss of 15.31m/50-2.75 ... earned All-Big 12 performer honors after a seventh-place finish at the conference meet at 15.23m/49-11.75.

First team All-American in the javelin ... Her throw of 52.45m/172-1 was enough to get her on the podium in eighth place ... Was the runner-up in the javelin at the U-23 NACAC Championships, with a launch of 51.93m/170-4 ... She won the javelin at an eye-popping seven meets, including the NCAA West Preliminaries, where she launched the javelin 53.17m/174-5 ... Her season-best throw was 54.03m/177-3, which was good enough for third place at the Texas Relays.

Finished ninth in the shot put at the Big 12 Championsips (14.76m/48-5.25), just missing out on All-Conference honors ... Won the shot put at the Red Raider Open, with a launch of 14.98m/49-1.75.

All-America Second Team in the javelin...Big 12 Runner-Up in the javelin...finished 15th at the NCAA Championship meet as a freshman with a throw of 47.32-meters (155'-3")...finished sixth among freshman throwers at the meet...broke her own school record with a season-best toss of 52.16-meters (171'-1.00") to finish second overall at the Texas Relays (3/29)...the mark stood as No. 11 nationally for the 2013 season and No. 5 among freshmen...recorded four throws on the season over 165-feet...finished fourth overall at the NCAA West Preliminaries with a throw of 50.58-meters (165'-11")...also competed in the discus recording a season-best throw of 48.66-meters (159'-8.00") to finish first overall at the Red Raider Open (4/25).

Suffered season-ending injury during first meet of the season...broke school record in the javelin at the Willie Williams Classic with a mark of 50.86-meters (166'-10.00") to finish first overall.

Lettered four years at Chandler High School under coaches Eric Richardson and Ted Williams..Competed in shot put, jumps, discus and javelin...Named Gatorade Athlete of the Year...Six-time State Champion and two-time National Champion...Earned All-State honors...Senior season personal bests of 173'7" in javelin, 46'4" in shot put and 5'8" in high jump...also competed in volleyball and soccer.

Graduated with honors from Chandler High School where she was a member of National Honor Society...Plans to major in Human Sciences.


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