2011 (Junior): Saw action in 53 of WKU's 57 games in 2011 and made all of his 53 starts in center field...Missed four games with a calf injury...Earned first-team All-Sun Belt Conference honors for the second straight season after finishing second on the team with 17 doubles, a .549 slugging percentage and a .430 on-base percentage...Finished the year with three triples and seven home runs...Tallied 21 multi-hit games, good for third on the team, and eight multi-RBI games, good for fifth among Hilltoppers...Batted .344 on the season, including a .360 (54-for-150) mark against right-handed pitching and a .349 average with two outs in an inning...Drove in 16 two-out runs...He put together a 14-game hitting streak from March 23 to April 13, hitting .416 with three RBIs and three home runs during the stretch...The 14-game hitting streak was the second longest on the team in 2011...In March 27th's 6-4 series clinching win at FIU, Carter has a two-run triple in the top of the ninth to drive home the eventual game-winning runs...Matched a career-high with five RBIs on April 12 at Austin Peay...Went 3-for-6 with three runs and a grand slam against the Governors...He tallied 39 of hits 74 hits and 20 of his 40 RBIs during league games...Was 8-for-9 in stolen base attempts
2010 (Sophomore): Named first-team All-Sun Belt Conference after spending most of the 2010 season as the everyday center fielder for WKU...Started all 58 games and hit .341 with seven home runs and 53 RBIs...Recorded a .318 batting average against conference opponents...Also swiped 14 bases in 17 attempts and posted a .993 fielding percentage, committing only one error...Was one of the team's top two-out hitters, putting together a .375 batting average with 24 RBIs with two outs in an inning...Finished the year second on the team with 84 hits, 12 doubles and one triple...Tallied 24 multi-hit games, good for fourth on the team, and 15 multi-RBI games, third among Hilltoppers...Notched a 15-game hitting streak from April 6 to 25 with a .409 (25-for-61) average during that span...Went 14-for-17 (.824) with a runner on third and less than two outs and 5-for-7 (.714) with the bases loaded...Drove in a career-high five runs and hit a grand slam in a 17-2 win at No. 18 Vanderbilt on March 16...He was also named to the 2010 QTI Baylor Classic All-Tournament team
2009 (Freshman): Appeared in 42 games, making 24 starts, before suffering a season-ending injury in a game at Middle Tennessee on May 14… Hit .383 in 94 at bats on the season, driving in 20 runs and scoring 26 more… Started six straight games in the outfield from April 28 to May 9, recording a hit in each contest… Had at least one hit in each of the final eight games leading up to his injury… Had a season-high three hits on three separate occasions… Was 3-for-5 with three runs scored against VCU on March 28.
Ravenwood High School: Prior to coming to Ravenwood High, helped lead Houston High to the Tennessee State Championship as a freshman... Hit .431 with a school record 23 stolen bases as a junior... Selected to the Junior Sunbelt Series (Okla.) as one of the top 20 junior baseball players in the state... Batted .508 and led the state in doubles (23) to go with eight triples and 53 runs... Broke own school record by stealing 36 bases... Named the District Tournament Most Valuable Player... Named to the 2008 Tennessee Baseball Coaches Association and Tennessee Sportswriter Association All-State First Team... Drafted by the Florida Marlins in the 43rd round of the 2008 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft.
Personal: Kes Carter is the son of John and Tina Carter... He is undecided on a major.