May 31, 2012
For the second-straight year, Rice University men's track and field student-athletes Matt Carey and Dan Sloat have been selected to the Capital One Academic District VII First Team presented by CoSIDA.
Carey, a recent Rice graduate (Phi Beta Kappa), posted a 4.0 grade point average while majoring in chemistry and economics. The San Antonio product, has been accepted into Rice's Jesse H. Jones School of Business as well as the Baylor College of Medicine. At the 2011 Conference USA Cross Country Championship, Carey placed 26th overall.
A Rice graduate from Sammamish, Wash., Sloat majored in civil and environmental engineering and also sported a perfect 4.0 GPA. He placed fourth in the 800m at the 2012 C-USA Indoor championship.