Carson Keller
    Carson Keller

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Clovis, Calif.

    High School:
    Buchanan HS

    Height:
    5-8

    Event:
    Distance

    01/31/2013

    43 Bulldogs Earn MW Academic Honors

    43 Fresno State student-athletes earned 2012 Fall Academic All-Mountain West honors.

    04/12/2012

    Outdoor Season On the Back Stretch

    Fresno State only has three meets remaining before the WAC Championships.

    04/06/2012

    Men Have Strong Showing in San Fran

    Bulldog runners had six top 20 finishes collectively at the Distance Carnival.

    Last updated on June 13, 2012

    Fresno State:

    2012 Outdoor (RS Sophomore): Competed in three meets and two events ... set personal record time of 15:17.22 in the 5000m run at the Sacramento State MONDO Mid-Major Challenge on April 12 ... ran personal best 9:29.78 time in the 2-mile at the San Francisco State Distance Carnival on April 6.

    2011 Cross Country (Junior): Ran a season best of 25:19 ... Also had a strong performance at the WAC Championships finishing in 14th place behind teammate Eric Battles ... Also joined Battles in earning Second Team All- Conference.

    2011 Track (RS Freshman): Competed in six meets ... recorded a season-best time of 4:03.98 in the 1,500 meter on April 7.

    2010 Cross Country (Sophomore): Competed in every race for the Bulldogs...finished ninth at the 6K Nevada Twilight with a time of 20:47...best 8K race time was 26:05.4 at the WAC Championships...earned Academic All-WAC honors.

    2010 Track (Freshman): Redshirt season.

    2009 Cross Country (Freshman): Posted his season-best time of 26:19.20 at the 8K UC Irvine Invitational ... placed 16th in the 6K Nevada Twilight with a time of 21:04 ... ran a 26:42 at the 8K Bronco Invitational ... finished the season strong, placing 31st at the WAC Championships.

    Prior to Fresno State: Four-year letterwinner in cross country and track and field at Buchanan High School ... helped cross country team to a second place finish at state and ninth place at nationals as a senior ... track and field team finished first in the Valley and first in the league in 2009 ... named the Most Valuable Runner in cross country and Most Improved in track and field ... ran best marks of 15:57 in the 5K, 9:46 in the 3,200-meter, 4:22 in the 1,600, and 2:00 in the 800.

    Personal: Born May 31, 1991 in Clovis, Calif. ... parents are Chuck and Lisa Keller ... has an older sister, Betsey ... ran with current Bulldog, Danny Vartanian, at Buchanan HS ... enjoys whitewater rafting, kayaking, and rock climbing ... member of the National Honor Society and AP Scholar with honors ... favorite athlete is Steve Prefontaine ... biggest athletic thrill is catching people in a race and beating them ... most admires his parents for their hard work and dedication ... also recruited by Long Beach State, San Jose State, Santa Clara and UC Davis.

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