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Jaycee Carter
Player Profile:
Jaycee Carter 1481137
Position: Air Rifle, Smallbore
Year: Senior
City/State: Live Oak, Calif.
High School: Sutter High School
Major: Ag. Business & Marketing

Honors & Awards

  • NRA All-American (HM, Air Rifle, 2015)
  • Academic All-Big Ten (2015, 2016)
  • Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2013, 2014, 2015; Spring 2014, 2015, 2016)
  • Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2014, 2015, 2016)
  • Top J2 at Junior Olympic National Shooting Air Gun Championships
  • Junior Olympic National Championship Team (Sutter High School, 2012)

Season Outlook (2016-17)

Jaycee Carter will be looked to for leadership both on and off the range, as one of only two upperclassmen on a young Husker squad, espeicially in air rifle. The Live Oak, Calif., native broke the school record for average air rifle score over the course of one season in 2015-16 with an average of 589.40.

As a junior she competed in every match for the Huskers in both smallbore and air rifle. She helped carry the team into the postseason, including a sixth-place GARC finish and an eigth-place NCAA finish. She earned a career-best in air rifle (594) last season and a season-best score of 574 in smallbore.

Carter is a returning All-American and hopes to lead the team back to the NCAA Championships for the fifth consecutive season and take aim at a national title in her final season at Nebraska.

Carter has a reputation for being a star in the classroom as well and is expected to represent the team in the same manner this season. She is a two-time Academic All-Big Ten pick and has been named to the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll each semester she has been enrolled at Nebraska.

Junior (2015-16)

As a junior, Carter became one of Nebraska's top shooters, appearing in every match during her junior season. She posted a career-best air rifle score of 594. In the classroom, she earned academic All-Big Ten honors at the end of the season. She also claimed a spot on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll for the fifth consecutive semester in the fall of 2015.

Sophomore (2014-15)

Carter became an important part of the team as a sophomore, appearing 15 times in air rifle and 14 times in smallbore.  She competed at the NCAA Championships, helping Nebraska finish fourth overall. Carter tied her career-best air rifle score (593) twice against West Virginia and TCU. She was named an honorable-mention All-American by the NRA for her efforts in air rifle on the season. An academic All-Big Ten choice, Carter also claimed a spot on the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team.

Freshman (2013-14)

Carter fired a personal-best score of 593 in air rifle against Army, tying the highest score of the season for Nebraska. In smallbore, she fired a season-high 582 at the NCAA Qualifiers.

Off the range, Carter earned spots on the Nebraska-Scholar Athlete Honor Roll in the fall and spring semesters of 2013-14, and she was recognized for her efforts in the community when she was named to the inaugural Tom Osborne Citizenship Team.

Before Nebraska

Carter was a finalist in the 2012 Junior Olympic National Shooting Air Gun Championships and finished as the top J2. The Live Oak, Calif., native attended Sutter High School and was a member of the rifle team that won the 2012 Junior Olympic National Championship.

Personal

Jaycee is the daughter of Steve and Debbie Carter and was born March 30, 1995 in Yuba City, Calif. Jaycee has one brother, Clay, 16 and is majoring in agricultural business and marketing with a minor in leadership.

Jaycee earned academic All-Big Ten honors in 2015 and 2016, and is a six-time member of the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll. She is a three-time member of the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team. She chose Nebraska over Ole Miss and Nevada.

Career Statisitics
Smallbore Avg. - 565.91
Air Rifle Avg. - 586.39

Career Bests

Smallbore - 582 (at NCAA Qualifiers, 2/23/14)
Air Rifle - 594 (at TCU 10/24/15)

Year             Event      Appearances        High Score      Average    

2013-14

Smallbore

14

582

563.64

 

Air Rifle

14

593

580.79

2014-15

Smallbore

14

576

565.083

 

Air Rifle

15

593

589.00

2015-16

Smallbore

15

574

 569.13

 

Air Rifle

15

594

589.40

Career

Smallbore

43

582

565.91

 

Air Rifle

44

594

586.39

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