Nolan helps Jamaica to the medal stand, a new national record
2010 NCAA Qualifer - Triple Jump 2010 C-USA Indoor and Outdoor Triple Jump Champion 2009 C-USA Outdoor Performance of the Year 2009 C-USA Academic Honor Roll 2009 C-USA Outdoor Champion- Triple Jump 2009 NCAA Qualifier- Triple Jump 2008 Conference USA Academic Honor Roll 2008 NCAA Regional Qualifier - Triple Jump 2008 Conference USA Indoor Champion - Triple Jump High School State Champion- Triple Jump AAU National Record Holder- Triple Jump
JUNIOR (2009-10) Indoor: Won the C-USA Triple Jump and finished second in the long jump... Won the long jump at the Lonard Hilton Invitational... Took second place in the long jump at the Texas A&M Opener... Finished second in the tripe jump at the New Mexico Invitational and Texas A&M Challenge... Won the triple jump at the LSU Late Qualifier meet. Outdoor: Won the triple jump at the C-USA Championships... Finished fourth in the long jump... Finished in 19th place at the NCAA Championships in the triple jump... Placed seventh in the triple jump at the NCAA Regionals... Won the long jump at Rice Twilight.
SOPHOMORE (2008-09) Indoor: Began the season with a fifth-place finish in the long jump at the Texas A&M Early Meet with a length of 7.11m (23-04) ... Jumped the same mark at the Lenard Hilton Memorial and the New Mexico Cherry & Silver Invitational, finishing second and fourth, respectively ... Earned a provisional mark in the triple jump at the New Mexico Cherry & Silver Invitational with a distance of 15.89m (52-01.75), a career record ... Finished sixth in the long jump at the C-USA Championships with a mark of 6.95m (22-09.75) ... Notched a third-place victory at the championships in the triple jump, leaping a distance of 15.33m (50-03.5). Outdoor: Secured a second-place finish in the long jump at the TSU Relays, breaking a PR with a length of 7.22m (23-08.25) ... Won the long jump at the LSU Alumni Gold meet with a mark of 7.49m (24-07) ... Finished seventh in the long jump at the Texas Invitational and the C-USA Championships, jumping a distance of 7.04m (23-01.25) and 7.10m (23-03.5), respectively ... Qualified for the NCAA Midwest Regional in the triple jump four times during the season ... At the Texas Relays with a mark of 16.34m (53-07.5), qualified for regionals finishing in second place ... Qualified at the ASU Sun Angel Classic, finishing in second place with a length of 16.05m (52-08) ... Finished in forth with a mark of 16.23m (53-03) at the Penn Relays to qualify for regionals ... Completed fourth qualifying mark at the C-USA Championships, jumping a distance of 16.30m (53-05.75) to become the outdoor champion in the triple jump ... Earned a bid to the NCAA Championships in the triple jump at regionals, finishing fifth with a mark of 16.20m (53-01.75) ... Jumped a length of 16.29m (53-05.5) in the triple jump prelims and finished in 10th place at the championships. FRESHMAN (2007-08) Indoor: Set a NCAA provisional mark in the triple jump with a clearance of 15.41m (50-06.75) to finish fifth at the Razorback Invitational ... Named C-USA Athlete of the Week following the performance ... Finished in first place in the triple jump with a leap of 15.22m (49-11.25) at the C-USA Indoor Championships ... Also finished fourth in the long jump with a mark of 7.06m (23-02.00). Outdoor: Won the triple jump with a mark of 14.98m (49-01.75) at the Tellez Invitational ... Finished first at the Brutus Hamilton Invitational ... Set a regional mark of 15.43m (50-07.50) at the Houston Invitational ... Set a PR to finish second at the C-USA Outdoor Championships in the long jump with a mark of 7.15m (23-05.50) ... Finished third in the triple jump with a PR leap of 15.69m (51-05.75) at the conference championships ... Finished ninth at the NCAA Midwest Regional in the triple jump with a leap of 15.31m (50-02.75).
HIGH SCHOOL A 2007 State Champion in the triple jump after clearing 50-10.50 and finished sixth in the 110m hurdles ... Also finished fourth in the 300m hurdles, clocking 38.50, and third in the long jump at the state meet ... Won the high school long jump competition with a jump of 7.18m (23-07) at the 80th Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays in 2007 ... Recorded personal bests of 23-7 in the long jump, 52-01 in the triple jump and 53.90 in the 400m hurdles ... AAU National Record Holder in the triple jump.
PERSONAL Born March 11, 1989 in Austin, Texas ... Son of Sheila Phillips and Michael Carter ... Chose Houston for its facilities, coaches and trainers ... Hobbies include playing video games, cutting hair, playing basketball and working out.