Karakolis Named Academic All-District 7

Evan Karakolis was named a CoSIDA Academic All-District 7 selection on Thursday.

May 29, 2014

Rice sophomore thrower Evan Karakolis was named a CoSIDA Academic All-District 7 selection, the organization announced on Thursday. 

Karakolis, a native of Scarborough, Ontario, holds a 4.02 GPA in Mechanical Engineering. The thrower broke his previous school record in the javelin with a throw of 70.80m at the Virginia Challenge, earning the top mark in C-USA this season. Karakolis then proceeded to win his first career C-USA outdoor title the following week with a victory on his final throw of the competition. He also placed second at both the J Fred Duckett Twilight and UTEP Invitational.

Karakolis was to compete Thursday on day one of the NCAA West Preliminary Round in Fayeteville, Arkansas.

Balloting for the CoSIDA Academic All-American Team opens on June 3. 

-RiceOwls.com-


 

 

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