Carey LaCour

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Humble, Texas

    High School:
    Humble

    Height:
    5-11

    Position:
    Sprints

    Experience:
    3L

    Major:
    University Studies

    Carey LaCour

    2007 C-USA Indoor Champion
    2007 NCAA Indoor Regional Qualifier
    2007 NCAA Indoor Championships Participant
    2006 NCAA All-American
    2006 Three-time C-USA Champion
    C-USA Athlete of the Year
    2005 C-USA Outdoor Athlete of the Year
    2005 Two-time C-USA Champion
    200 Meter Lewis/Tellez Complex Record Holder
    2004 World Junior Team (Grossuto, Italy)
    2004 Verizon Junior All-American

    2007
    Indoor:
    Won the 60 meters at the C-USA Indoor Championships with a time of 6.75... finished third in the 200 meters and 22nd in the 60 meters at the Tyson Invite... was sixth in the 60 meters at the Houston Indoor Invitational... added a 17th place finish in the prelims of the 200 meters at the NCAA Indoor Championships. Outdoor: Did not compete.

    2006
    Indoor:
    NCAA qualifier in the 200 meters with a season-best time of 21.11 seconds to finish in third place at the Iowa State NCAA Qualifier Meet...was the Conference USA champion in the 200 meters with a time of 21.31 seconds and the 400 meters with a season-best time of 47.31 seconds...his time in the 400 meters provisionally qualified him for the NCAA Championships...ran on Houston's 4x400-meter relay team that had a season-best time of 3:13.69 at the Boise State Athletes Invitational. Outdoor: Took the top spot in the 100 meters at the TSU Relays (10.57) and first in the 200 meters at the Brutus Hamilton Invitational... Finished second in the 200 meters at the NCAA Midwest Regional Championships... Won the 400 meters at the conference championships... Set a new personal best in the 400 meters with a first place time of 45.87 at the LSU Alumni Gold Invitational... A member of the 4x100 meter relay team that finished fifth at the NCAA Midwest Regional Championships and first at the Drake Relays... Ran the anchor leg of the first place 4x200 meter relay at the Texas Relays.

    2005
    Indoor:Was the runner-up in the 60 meters at the Leonard Hilton Memorial Meet with 6.77 seconds...was the runner-up in the 55-meters with a time of 6.25 seconds at the Houston Indoor Opener. Outdoor: Had a 10th-place finish in 200 meters at the NCAA Championship with a career-best time of 20.58 seconds... was named the Conference USA Athlete of the Year after winning the 200 and 400 meters... had a career-best time in 400 meters with 46.02 seconds...also ran the anchor leg on Houston's 4x100-meter and 4x400-meter relay teams.

    2004
    Indoor:
    Was the runner-up to teammate Stanford Routt in the 200 meters at the Conference USA Championships...won the 200 meters at the Houston Indoor Opener with a season-best time of 21.34 seconds...finished second at the Leonard Hilton Memorial in the 60 meters with a time of 6.73 seconds. Outdoor: Named a Verizon All-American after a second-place finish at the USA Junior National Championships after running fastest legal time of 20.99 seconds in the 200 meters...won the 200 meters with his best overall time, a wind-aided 20.65 seconds, at the Tom Tellez Invitational...finished fourth at the Conference USA Championships in the 200 meters...finished third in the 200 meters at the C-USA Championships with a time of 46.62 seconds...member of the 4x100 meter relay team that finished fourth at the Midwest Regional Championships.

    High School
    Runner-up in the 200 meters at the Junior USA Championships...three-time state qualifier...finished second in the 200 meters at the 2003 UIL State Championships with a time of 21.03...also ran the anchor leg on Humble's 4x400-meter state championship relay team and finished seventh in the 100 meters with a time of 10.72 seconds.

    Personal
    Born February 17, 1985, in Liberty, Texas...son of Carey and Vanita LaCour of Humble...hobbies include reading, shopping and playing video games...chose to attend UH because of the school's academic and track programs.

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