Cross Country
Sophie Carrier - Cross Country - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Senior
  • Hometown Shaker Heights, Ohio
  • High school Shaker Heights High School

Academic Accolades 

  • SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll – 2020, 2021
  • SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll – 2021

2021-22 (Senior) 


  • Competed in the 3000m at the Jim Green Invitational and Rod McCravy Memorial meets
  • Competed in three total meets

Cross Country

  • Ran at NCAA Southeast Regionals
  • Placed 49th (21:46.3) in the SEC Championships 6K
  • Finished in the top 25 (21:36.1) in the FSU Pre-Nationals open 6K
  • Placed 10th in the Commodore Classic 5K (17:37.5)

2020-21 (Junior) 
Cross Country

  • Finished 35th at the SEC Championships
  • 12th at the Commodore Classic as UK won the team title


  • Participated in three meets, including the SEC Championship in the 5000m


  • Posted three personal bests in the spring season
  • Finished third in 3000m at the Kentucky Invitational, 9:51.85
  • Also had a PB at the SEC Championships in the 10,000m, 35:47.65
  • Clocked 16:49.58 in the 5000m at the Rick Erdmann Twilight, another personal best

2019-20 (Sophomore) 

  • 21:09.7 (6K) at the NCAA Southeast Region Cross Country Championships
  • Personal-bests in the 3K (9:57.87) and 5K (16:55.57) at SEC Indoors

2018-19 (Freshman) 

  • Ran a 5k best 17:18.47 to place 26th at Iowa State Classic
  • Ran 5:09.83 in the mile at the McCravy
  • 3k best was 10:08.65 at the Clemson Invite
  • Ran the 3k and 5k at the SEC Championships

Cross Country

  • 6k best 21:16.50 at the SEC Championships
  • Ran 21:19.00 in the 6k to place 61st at NCAA East Prelims
  • Won the Bluegrass Invite
  • Ran a 5k best 17:52.70 at the Louisville Classic

High School 

  • 2017 Ohio 3,200m Runner-up, running a PB 10:31.23
  • Sixth in the Ohio 3,200m final in 2018 as a high-school senior
  • Ohio Indoor 3,200m runner up in 2018 as a senior
  • 11th in the Ohio State Cross Country Championship in 2018
  • Eight Time All-Ohio


  • Full name: Sophie Carrier
  • Birthday: April 10
  • Parents: Marcie and Matt Carrier (both younger)

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