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Jaycee Carter
Player Profile:
Jaycee Carter 1481137
Position: Air Rifle, Smallbore
Year: Junior
City/State: Live Oak, Calif.
High School: Sutter High School
Experience: High School
Honors & Awards
  • NRA Honorable-Mention All-American (Air Rifle, 2015)
  • Academic All-Big Ten (2015)
  • Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2013, 2014; Spring 2014, 2015)
  • Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2014, 2015)
  • Top J2 at Junior Olympic National Shooting Air Gun Championships
  • 2012 Junior Olympic National Championship Team (Sutter High School)

Season Outlook (2015-16)
Junior Jaycee Carter looks to build on her successful sophomore season both on and off the range.  Carter became a regular competitor for the Huskers in her second season, helping the team to a fourth-place finish at the 2015 NCAA Championships. She tied her personal-best score (593) in air rifle. Carter, who earned academic All-Big Ten honors in 2015, also claimed a spot on the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team for the second straight year.

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
Carter is the daughter of Steve and Debbie Carter and was born March 30, 1995 in Yuba City, Calif. She 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 is a four-time member of the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll. She is a two-time member of the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team. She chose Nebraska over Ole Miss and Nevada.

Career Statisitics
Smallbore Avg. - 563.64
Air Rifle Avg. - 580.79

Career Bests

Smallbore - 582 (at NCAA Qualifiers, 2/23/14)
Air Rifle - 593 (at Army, 2/9/14, at West Virginia 1/17/15, vs. TCU 1/31/15)

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

Career Smallbore

28

582

564.36

  Air Rifle

29

593

584.9 

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