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  Carvin Nkanata
Carvin Nkanata

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Summersville, S.C.

High School:
Summersville

Last College:
Iowa Central

Position:
Sprints

06/13/2014

Brycen Spratling Ready to Race for National Title

Spratling will take over for the Panthers in the 400 meter finals on Friday

06/12/2014

Spratling Advances to Final Round of 400 Meter

Brycen Spratling advances to the 400 meter final with a semi-final time of 45.41 seconds

05/31/2014

Panthers Qualify in Five Events for NCAA Nationals

Nkanata officially punches his ticket for Eugene in two weeks

05/31/2014

Three Panthers Punch Tickets to NCAA Nationals

Palmer, Spratling and Thompson advance onto Nationals in Eugene, Oregon

05/28/2014

12 Panthers Qualify for NCAATF East Regional Championship

The qualifiers out of this weekend's Preliminary Championships will compete at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships

Top Performances:60M- 6.92 | 100M- 10.64 | 200M- 20.29 | 300M- 32.60 | 400M- 46.31

Accolades:
Ran in the NCAA Indoor Championships and was named a Second-Team All-American for the 2012-13 indoor season...2013 Big East Champion in the 200M dash with a time of 21.04, which was a Big East Championship meet record...part of the first place, record-breaking 4x400 meter relay team (3:07.32)...this time was the then tenth fastest time in the nation...named Most Outstanding Performer at the Big East Outdoor Track and Field Championship Meet...only athlete to go under 21 the entire weekend in the 200M...Posted the nation's second fastest time in the 200M at the ECAC/IC4A Championships (20.32)...also set a meet record with that time...First Team Outdoor All-American 2013...participated in the 4x4 relay at the 2013 NCAA Nationals.

2013-14 Indoor: Nkanata won the men's 300M dash, setting a new personal record of 32.60 and competed in the 60M dash (7.00) at the Kent State Golden Flash Gala...member of the 4x200M relay team who place first in the PSU Relays, setting a new school record of 1:24.91.

2013 Outdoor: A member of the school record-setting 4x200 and 4x400 meter relay teams at the Penn Relays...1:23.77 in the 4x2 and 3:04.16 in the 4x4, which was then the fifth fastest time in the nation...won the 200M at the Big East Outdoor Championships setting a career-best time of 20.83...posted a new personal best at the ECAC/IC4A Championships winning the 200M with a time of 20.32...also part of the 4x100 relay team with Micah Murray, Josh Mindlin and Reggie Steele setting a new top time on the season and placing third with a time of 40.57...competed at the NCAA Nationals in the 200M dash posting a new personal-best time in the semifinals of 20.29...placed seventh overall in the final race...also earned status of First Team Outdoor All-American in Oregon...competed at the USA Nationals in the 200M dash finishing with a posted time of 19.74 and tied for 11th overall.

2012-13 Indoor: Posted the nation's thirteenth fastest 400M dash time (46.31), earning himself Big East Track and Field Athlete of the Week honors while also taking first place in the men's 200M dash at the Spire Indoor Track & Field Invite...Big East Champion in the 200M dash with a time of 21.04, which was a Big East Championship meet record...part of the first place, record-breaking 4x400 meter relay team (3:07.32)...this time was the tenth fastest time in the nation...ran in the 400M dash and 4x400 relay at the NCAA Championships...named a Second-Team All-American.

Personal:Majoring in forensic science.