NAME: Niyah Carpenter
SCHOOL: Withrow High School
SPORT(S): Track & Field
GRADUATING YEAR: 2017
GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT: New Balance All-American, 2-time Ohio state champ
HEIGHT: 5'5"-123 lbs.
MOM: Michelle Daniels
BIGGEST INFLUENCE: "My environment."
FUTURE GOAL: Become a lawyer
A New Balance track & field All-American, Withrow senior Niyah Carpenter helped last year's Lady Tigers to the ECC, Regional and Ohio Div. I team state championship for the second straight year.
She was on both of the 2015 and 2016 Ohio state champion 4x100 relay teams and on last year's state runner-up 4x200 and 4x400 relay teams. The 2016 4x100 relay team won the regional championship, setting a meet-record time of 46.95.
Niyah also was 2016 ECC runner-up, district champ, regional runner-up and third at state in the long jump (18-00.50), plus holds the indoor record in the long jump (18-1).
Niyah has earned numerous honors, including last season being named 1st team all-conference and 1st team all-city.
Active in community service, Niyah is a National Honor Society student with an outstanding 4.52 GPA. She will compete in track & field collegiately at Hampton University in Virginia.
Her favorite athlete is Sanya Richards-Ross, favorite entertainer is Taraji P. Henson, favorite book is The Color of Water, favorite movie is Hidden Figures and most-like-to-meet is Barack Obama.
COACH'S QUOTE – "Niyah epitomizes a student-athlete. She is a leader, responsible, a competitor and a team player. She is top three in her class and a champion on the track"
— Timothy Crooks, Track & Field Coach.
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