Rice javelin thrower breaks own school record by 7.5 feet
Card-Childers, Dickerson, Drozdowski, Filip, Karakolis, Maher garner national academic honors
Seven teams garner Sport Academic Awards
Award winners announced for each sport
Junior javelin thrower named to Capital One First-Team
USTFCCCA ALL-AMERICAN HONORS
2014 NCAA Outdoor Javelin (First-Team All-American, 7th place)
2014 C-USA Outdoor - Javelin (69.06m, 226-7)
AT MAJOR MEETS
2013 C-USA Outdoor - 6th, Javelin, 60.16m (197-4.00)
2013 NCAA West Prelims - 37th, Javelin, 59.64m (195-8.00)
2014 C-USA Outdoor - 1st, Javelin, 69.06m (226-7.00)
2014 NCAA West Prelims - 3rd, Javelin, 69.28m (227-3.00)
2014 NCAA Outdoor Championships - 7th, Javelin, 68.91m (226-1.00)
2015 C-USA Outdoor - 4th, Javelin, 66.92m (219-7)
2015 NCAA West Prelims - 14th, Javelin, 66.51m (218-2.00)
Javelin - 72.76m (238-8.00), TSU Relays (3/20/15) (*Current School Record*)
Outdoor: Re-broke his own school record in the javelin with a throw of 72.76m (238-8.00) to win at the TSU Relays...also won the javelin at the Victor Lopez Classic (72.02m) and J. Fred Duckett Twilight (72.11m)...placed fourth at the C-USA Championships...named the C-USA Field Athlete of the Week (3/24)...named to the Academic All-District 7 team...selected to the C-USA All-Academic Team (5/27)...chosen to the Capital One Academic All-American First Team (6/25)...named the 2014-15 C-USA Men's T&F Scholar Athlete of the Year...earned USTFCCCA All-Academic honors.
Outdoor: Finished seventh at the C-USA Outdoor Championships, becoming the first Owl to earn NCAA Outdoor All-American honors in the javelin since Ricky Jacobs accomplished the feat in 1967 ...placed third at the NCAA West Prelims with a throw of 69.28m to advance to the NCAA Championships ... Won the C-USA Outdoor javelin title on the final throw (69.06m) of the competition ... Broke his own school record at the Virginia Challenge with a heave of 70.80m (232-3.00) ... Named to both the CoSIDA Academic All-District 7 and C-USA All-Academic Teams ... Placed in the top-three in six of eight meets.
Outdoor:Won his first collegiate event at the TSU Relays with a throw of 69.44m at the TSU Relays ... Placed sixth at the C-USA Outdoor Championships with a heave of 60.16m (197-4.00) ... Advanced to the NCAA West Prelims where he placed 37th (59.64m) ... won the Canadian Junior Championship with a throw of 217-2.00 in the javelin.
Top javelin mark 68.53m/ (700 gram javelin)... Competed for Canada at the 2011 World Youth Championship in Lille, France, and was eighth in qualifying... Attended Birchmount Park Collegiate Institute in Scarborough, Ontario.
Majoring in Mechanical Engineering ... College: Baker.
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