June 27, 2013
Matt Carey was named a CoSIDA Academic All-America for the third consecutive season, earning first team honors for the second straight year, the organization announced on Thursday.
Since 2007, Rice Men's Track and Field athletes have been selected as an Academic All-American 12 times.
Carey is an MBA graduate student with a 3.94 GPA, after graduating from Rice with a 4.24 GPA in Economics. He was named a C-USA All-Academic selection on earlier this year, in addition to earning those honors in 2011. He finished in 11th place at the C-USA Championships, running a 33:15.23 in the 10,000 m.