Placed 1st at IHSA Class AA state finals pole vault in 2011 ... Participated in IHSA Class AA pole vault state finals in 2012 ... Earned 6 varsity letters, 4 in track and field and two in cross country.
Born May 31, 1994 ... Son of Bryan and Lori Carrel ... Has one sibling, Tyler Carrel ... Hobbies include Ultimate Frisbee, gaming, racquetball, and programming ... His biggest thrill in sports is clearing new heights ... The person that most influenced his athletic career is his dad, who is the volunteer pole vault coach for the Illini ... Planning to major in computer science.