Kyle Cartwright
Kyle  Cartwright

Hometown:
Oyster Bay, N.Y.

High School:
Oyster Bay

Event:
Sprints

Birthdate:
04/07/1995

Experience:
So./So.


On Cartwright: Young member of the Villanova sprint group who has a great deal of promise ... An All-BIG EAST performer in the 400 meter hurdles as a freshman ... Also scored points at the indoor conference meet in the 400 meters and the 4x400 meter relay ... Will look to continue gaining experience during the coming year and should once again help the team during meets.

2015 Indoor: Was a team contributor at the BIG EAST Championships in both the individual 400 meters as well as the 4x400 meter relay ... Earned All-BIG EAST honors as part of the 4x400 relay team which finished in third place ... Ran the third leg of the relay ... Registered personal best times in the 400 meters in each of his individual races at the conference meet ... Stood in seventh place overall after the preliminary heats with a time of 49.91, then held his seventh place spot by lowering his time to 49.80 in the final ... Broke 50 seconds for the first time in his career earlier in the season when he posted a time of 49.95 at the David Hemery Valentine Invitational ... Finished with a time of 51.37 at the Gotham Cup ... Ran the third leg of the 4x400 relay at the season-opening Jack Pyrah Invitational, where the Wildcats came in second with a time of 3:25.96.

2014 Outdoor: Earned All-BIG EAST accolades for a third place finish in the 400 meter hurdles at the conference meet, where he posted a season-best time of 55.20 ... Ran three races in the 400 meter hurdles prior to the BIG EAST Championships ... Came in 19th at the Larry Ellis Invitational (55.72), third at the Delaware Open (57.10) and 25th at the Colonial Relays (57.83) ... Anchored the 4x400 meter relay squad to a sixth place finish and a time of 3:17.37 at the Larry Ellis Invitational ... Ran the 400 meters leg of the distance medley relay at the Colonial Relays and helped the top Villanova relay squad post a winning time of 9:50.37.

2014 Indoor: Scored points for the Wildcats at the BIG EAST Championships in both the 400 meters and the 4x400 meter relay ... Anchored the 4x400 relay squad to a fourth place finish at the conference meet with a time of 3:20.69 ... Also came in seventh in the finals of the 400 meters and posted a time of 50.72 ... He had been nine overall in the preliminary heats a day earlier, when he registered a mark of 50.09 ... Also ran in the 400 meters at the Armory Collegiate Invitational and the Gotham Cup ... Placed 48th in the preliminaries of the College section at the Armory meet with a time of 50.011 ... Finished 21st at the Gotham Cup in 50.96 ... Anchored the 4x400 relay to a 14th place finish in the College section at the Armory Collegiate Invitational, where Villanova had a relay time of 3:23.63 ... At the Great Dane Classic, finished 18th individually in the 500 meters (1:07.14) and also led off the 4x400 meter relay in a seventh place finish (3:20.27) ... His time in the 500 meters at the Great Dane meet was a season and personal best ... He also finished seventh in the 500 meters at the season-opening Jack Pyrah Invitational (1:07.55) and came in 15th in the Unseeded section at the Penn State National (1:07.97) ... Ran the first leg of the 4x400 relay at the Jack Pyrah meet and the Wildcats came in third in the relay with a time of 3:27.20.

Oyster Bay High School: State champion (Division 2) in the 400 meter hurdles ... His winning time of 53.88 ranked him second in the state across all divisions ... Also came in fourth at the state championships in the 110 meter hurdles with a time of 15.26 ... His marks in both the 400 mH and 110 mH are personal bests and school records ... First state champion from the school in 60 years ... Named his team's MVP and was a recipient of both the Coach's Award and the Unsung Hero Award ... Member of the National Honor Society and the Foreign Language Honor Society ... Presented with the school's Student-Athlete Scholarship.

Personal: Born 4/7/95 ... One of two children of Glenn and Cathy Cartwright ... Has a sister, Courtney ... Majoring in Computer Engineering.

PERSONAL BESTS

110 Meter Hurdles                15.26                High School
400 Meters                       49.80                2015 BIG EAST Championships
400 Meter Hurdles                53.88                High School
500 Meters                       1:07.14              2014 Great Dane Classic

CAREER AWARDS (Indoor Track)

All-BIG EAST                                          2015 (4x400 Meter Relay)


CAREER AWARDS (Outdoor Track)

All-BIG EAST                                          2014 (400 Meter Hurdles)

CAREER AWARDS (Academics)

BIG EAST All-Academic Team                            2013-14

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