On April 7, UMass will make the short trip to Springfield, Mass. to compete in the AIC Invitational and open their 2012 outdoor campaign.
On January 13 UMass opens their 2012 season in North Kingston, R.I. at the Sorlein Invitational.
Cameron Carter enters his second campaign as a volunteer assistant coach for the men's and women's track and field teams at UMass. A four-year letter winner at Colorado State University, Carter was a standout thrower for the Rams during his four-year stint.
Carter scored for the Rams at multiple competitive meets throughout his career including during the indoor season at the Colorado State-Pueblo Open, Tom Benich Track and Field Classic as a junior. Carter also was an NCAA Indoor Regional qualifier in the discus throw as a junior. In the spring outdoor season, the California native scored at the Jack Christiansen Invitational.
As a sophomore, Carter scored during both the indoor and outdoor seasons including at the Air Force Collegiate Invitational (indoor), MWC Indoor Championships, MWC Outdoor Championships, and at the Midwest Regional Championships (outdoor).
An All-State track and field athlete at Mayfair High School in Lakewood, Calif., Carter also earned varsity letters as a football player.
Carter hails from Inglewood, Calif. with brothers Michael and David, and three sisters, Yvette, Brandy and Khirin. Carter's undergraduate degree was in Health and Exercise Science from CSU, as he is currently pursuing his Masters in Kinesiology at UMass.
Last Updated: January 7, 2013