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Abbey Karin
Abbey  Karin

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Byfield, Mass.

High School:
Governor's Academy

Last College:
LSU

Event:
Javelin

08/07/2014

Virginia Has 305 Student-Athletes Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll

Conference has record 3,967 student-athletes recognized

11/07/2013

Virginia Track & Field Names 2014 Captains

Four men and four women to lead the Cavaliers during indoor and outdoor seasons

08/06/2013

Virginia Has 286 Student-Athletes Named to ACC Honor Roll

Conference has record 2,909 student-athletes recognized

08/06/2013

Virginia Has 286 Student-Athletes Named to ACC Honor Roll

Conference has record 2,909 student-athletes recognized

08/06/2013

Virginia Has 293 Student-Athletes Named to ACC Honor Roll

Conference has record 2,916 student-athletes recognized

03/30/2013

Track Virginia Invitational (by Matt Riley)

Track Virginia Invitational (by Matt Riley)

PRs: Javelin - 52.60m (172' 7")
NCAA Championships Qualifier:Javelin ('13)
NCAA East Preliminary Qualifier: Javelin ('12, '13)
All-American: Javelin (O: '13 - HM)
All-ACC:Javelin (O: '13)
USTF Sr. Nationals Qualifier:Javelin ('13)
All-ACC Academic Team:(O: '13)
USTFCCCA All-Academic Team:('13)

2013 Outdoor
• Placed 19th in the javelin at the NCAA Championships
• Finished 10th in the javelin at the USA Track & Field Championships
• Placed second in the javelin at the ACC Championships
• Threw at PR of 52.60m in the javelin at the Virginia Challenge, the fourth best throw in school history

2012 Outdoor
• Threw a season-best of 45.50m in javelin at the Virginia Challenge
• Finished 27th in javelin at NCAA East Preliminaries
• Placed fourth in javelin at ACCs
• Won the javelin at the Liberty Collegiate Invitational

High School:
• 2007 Nike Outdoor Nationals All-American in Javelin
• Coached in high school by Tom Petranoff, former Olympian and world record holder in javelin

Personal:
• Full name is Abbey Lee Karin
• Daughter of Mary Ellen and Michael Karin
• Has two siblings: Tara and Matthew
• Coached by mother, Mary Ellen Karin, at Governor Dummer Academy

More about Abbey:
• Favorite movie: The Fugitive
• Favorite band: Carrie Underwood
• Favorite TV show: Law and Order SVU

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