Charlotte Arter
Position: Distance
Year: Senior
Hometown: Carlisle, England
Other College: University of Wales Institute
Experience: 1 Year


2014 Indoors: Ran at five meets, mostly in the mile run … After a opening the season in the 800 at the Lobo Collegiate Invitational (second place, time of 2:09.32*), ran in the mile at the next three regular-season meets: the New Mexico Team Invitational (second, 4:38.20*), the Husky Classic (17th, 4:42.74) and the Alex Wilson Invitational (second, 4:39.88) … Scored the mile, 3000 and 5000 at the Mountain West Indoor Championships, with a win in the mile (4:45.52*), a second-place finish in the 3000 (9:36.20*) and an eighth-place finish in the 5000 (18:04.28*).

2014 Outdoors: Competed a six meets, advancing to the finals of the NCAA Championships … Opened the season at the Stanford Invitational, notching a fifth-place time in the 1500 (4:19.46) … Helmed the first leg of the women's 4x1,500 meter relay at the historic Penn Relays as the ladies finished fourth overall … Claimed a sixth-place finish in her section of the 1500 at the Payton Jordan Invitational (4:18.56) … Became the only athlete in Mountain West Conference history to score in the 800 (sixth place), the 1500 (second) and the 5000 (third) at a single conference championship … Advanced to the NCAA Championship via a sixth-place finish at the NCAA West Preliminary Round (4:19.67), placing 21st at the national finals. 

2013 Indoors: Redshirted the 2013 indoor season ... Did compete unattached at UNM home meets, including a third-place time of 2:10.44 in the 800 at the Don Kirby Elite Invitational.

2013 Outdoors: Competed at seven meets for the Lobos, including the NCAA Championships ... Opened with a school-record performance in the 1500 at the Stanford Invitational, smashing the 28-year-old standard with a third-palce time 4:19.03 ... Also took fifth in her heat of the 800 at Stanford, finishing in 2:10.61 ... Won the 800 at the Air Force Triangular, finishing in 2:10.75* ... Broke her own record in the 1500 at the Mt. SAC Relays, finishing in 4:16.94 to take 11th ... Ran a 16:20.57 time in the 5000 at the Payton Jordan Invitational, placing 35th ... Scored in the 800 and the 1500 at the Mountain West Championships, placing eighth in the 800 (2:11.60) and second in the 1500 (4:27.02), helping UNM sweep the medals in the 1500 ... Qualified to NCAA West Preliminary championships in the 1500, placing 10th with a 4:20.04 time to move onto the NCAA Championships ... Led the women at the NCAA meet in the metric mile, placing 14th with a 4:19.27 mark.


Transfer from the University of Wales Institute, Cardiff with experience as a mid-distance and distance runner ... Finished 10th at the 2012 British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS) Championships ... Ran 17:29 in the 5K at the Welch Championships in 2012 ... Won the 1500 at the BUCS Championships in 2012 ... Placed ninth in the 1500 at the Aviva Olympic Trials & UK Championships in 2012.


Daughter of Marion and John Arter ... Has one sister, Emily ... Lists hobbies as anything sporty--including running, skiing, hockey--and spending time with friends.


800 meters: 2:08.06
1500 meters: 4:16.94
Mile: 4:38.20*
3000 meters: 9:38.70
5000 meters: 18:11.15


• All-Mountain West Indoor Team, 2014 (Mile, 3000)
• All-Mountain West Outdoor Team, 2013 (1500) & 2014 (1500, 5000)
• Academic All-Conference, 2013-14
• Mountain West Scholar-Athlete, 2013-14
• USTFCCCA All-Academic Team, 2014
• Mountain West Athlete of the Week, April 12, 2013 & Feb. 4, 2014

* indicates a performance that has been adjusted based on the NCAA altitude conversion protocol