Carleisha Forteau
Carleisha Forteau
Year: JR
Hometown: Secaucus, N.J.
High School: Secaucus
Events: Sprints
Major: Communication Studies

Personal Bests

  • Outdoor
    • 100m: 12.48 (2017-18 at Holy Cross Invitational)
    • 200m: 25.38 (2015-16 at Stonehill Invitational)
    • 400m: 58.41 (2015-16 at UConn Northeast Challenge)
    • 400m Hurdles: 1:10.14 (2015-16 at Black & Gold Invitational)
    • High Jump: 5' 2.5" (2016-17 at UConn Northeast Challenge)
  • Indoor
    • 200m: 25.71 (2015-16 at David Hemery Valentine Invitational)
    • High Jump: 5' 5" (2016-17 at URI Coaches Invite)

2017-18

  • Outdoor:
    • Finished seventh in the 200m (25.96s) and eighth in the 100m (12.71s) at the Stonehill Skyhawk Invitational.
    • Finished eighth in the 200m (25.63s) and ninth in the 100m (12.48s) at the Holy Cross Invitational.
    • Finished seventh in the 4x100m relay (48.26s) and 10th in the 200m (25.53s) at the UConn Northeast Challenge. 
    • Placed second in the 4x100m relay (49.83s) and finished fourth in the 200m (25.89s) at the Minutemen Invitational.
    • Finished third in the 4x100m relay (48.64s), seventh in the 200m (26.10s) and 14th in the high jump (4' 9") at the Black & Gold Invitational. 
  • Indoor:
    • Finished 35th in the 200m (26.04s) and fifth in the 4x400m relay (3:55.83) at the John Thomas Terrier Classic. 
    • Finished sixth in the 200m (26.41s), eighth in the 4x400m relay (4:16.46), and 14th in the high jump (4' 11.5") at the Sorlien Memorial Invitational.
    • Finished 10th in the 4x400m relay (4:23.61), and 10th in the high jump (5' 1") at the Beantown Challenge.

2016-17

  • Outdoor:
    • Placed fourth in the 4x400m relay (4:07.84) and sixth in the 200m (26.44s) at the Holy Cross Invitational.
    • Finished fifth in the high jump (5’ 2.5”) and eighth in the 200m (25.73s) at the UConn Northeast Challenge.
    • Finished 10th in the 4x400m relay (4:31.16) at the UMass Quad Invitational.
    • Placed second in the 4x400m relay (4:04.66), fifth in the high jump (4' 11") and fifth in the 200m (26.32s) at the Black & Gold Invitational. 
  • Indoor:
    • Finished 15th in the high jump (4’ 11”) at the Atlantic 10 Championship.
    • Finished 23rd in the 4x400m relay (3:59.39) and 21st in the high jump (5’ 1”) at the David Hemery Valentine Invitational.
    • Finished fourth in the 4x400m relay (4:07.37), third in the high jump (5’ 5”), and 15th in the 200m (26.71s) at the URI Coaches Invitational.
    • Finished 62nd in the 200m (26.22s) at the John Thomas Terrier Classic.
    • Finished 10th in the 200m (26.78s) at the Sorlien Memorial Invitational.
    • Finished 21st in the 200m (27.00s) at the Beantown Challenge.
    • Finished fourth in the 4x400m relay (4:10.26) at the Brown University Alden Invitational.

2015-16

  • Outdoor:
    • Finished fourth in the 4x400m relay (3:52.28) at the New England Championship.
    • Finished fourth in the 200m (25.38s) and fifth in the 400m (58.95s) at the Stonehill Invitational.
    • Finished 14th in the 4x400m relay (3:58.64) and 25th in the 200m (25.83s) at the Larry Ellis Invitational.
    • Finished 11th in the 200m (25.58s) and 10th in the 400m (58.41s) at the UConn Northeast Challenge.
    • Finished ninth in the 400m hurdles (1:10.14) at the Black & Gold Invitational.
  • Indoor:
    • Finished 27th in the 4x400m relay (4:02.11) and 60th in the 200m (25.71s) at the David Hemery Valentine Invitational.
    • Finished eighth in the 4x400m relay (4:15.78) and seventh in the 200m (26.03s) at the URI Coaches Invitational.
    • Finished 73rd in the 200m (26.03s) at the John Thomas Terrier Classic.
    • Finished 18th in the 200m (26.17s) at the Joe Donahue Games.
    • Finished fourth in the 200m (26.40s) at the Sorlien Memorial.

High School

  • Attended Secaucus High School.
  • Member of the indoor track and outdoor track teams.

Personal

  • Her hobbies include eating, sleeping, listening to music and photography.
  • Favorite athletes are Barry Sanders and Jonathan Toews.
  • Favorite teams are the Chicago Blackhawks and Edmonton Oilers.
  • Chose URI because of the family atmosphere around campus.
  • Majoring in communication studies with hopes of being a lawyer or joining the military.