Caroline Pepper
Caroline Pepper
Height: 5'7"
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Kennesaw, Ga.
High School: Harrison
Events: Distance
Major: Sociology (Spanish minor)

Honors:

  • USA South All-Conference honorable mention (2016)

2016-17 (Freshman): Competed in eight races during the fall cross country season, contributing points as a top-five team finisher in all eight... Was a USA South All-Conference honorable mention... Set a personal record in NCAA Regionals (Nov. 12), with a 26:52.7 6k... In the indoor track season, ran the 3000 meter in 12:20.18 at the Tiger Indoor Invitational (Feb. 11)... Competed mostly in the 5000 during the outdoor season, with a personal record of 21:01.80 in the Victor Icebreaker Duals (March 4)... Also ran the 1500 in 5:34.37 at the Emory Invitational (March 17-18)

High School: Attended Harrison High School... Ran cross country and track all four years at Harrison and was a captain her senior year... In her last season of cross country, she had the highest GPA among seniors... Holds personal bests of 22:03 in the 5k for cross country, 6:03 in the 1600, 13:26 in the 3200 and 2:45 in the 800 on the track... Helped her team to consecutive region championships... Honor Roll student each year

Personal: Parents are Nicholas and Mala Pepper... Has one sister, Sara... Father, Nicholas, was a member of the cycling team at Georgia State from 1992-94... Favorite Bible verse is 2 Corinthians 12:9... Plans to major in Sociology with a minor in Spanish... Wants to work for a non-profit organization... Is heavily involved in her church's youth group and Vacation Bible School... Has also been on mission trips through her church and served in community service projects

Pepper's Personal Records:

Cross Country:
2-mile: 15:00.1 (UTC PowerAde Invitational, Sep 9, 2016)
5K: 22:33.9 (UNG Invitational, Sep 17, 2016)
6K: 26:52.0 (NCAA Regional, Nov 12, 2016)

Outdoor Track:
1500m: 5:34.37 (Emory Invitational, March 17-18, 2017)
5000m: 21:01.80 (Victor Icebreaker Duals, March 4, 2017) 
4x400: 4:54.27 - Fitch, Hummel, Holbrook (Berry Field Day Invitational, April 7-8, 2017) 

Indoor Track:
3000m: 12:20.18 (Tiger Indoor Invitational, Feb. 11, 2017) 

High School:
800 (track): 2:45
1600 (track): 6:03
3200 (track): 13:26
5K: 22:03