UCLA Track & Field BIO
Nicholas Scarvelis
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Nicholas Scarvelis 1264279
Position: Throws
Other Position: Throws
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 250
Year: Senior
Hometown: Santa Barbara, Calif.
High School: Dos Pueblos HS
Experience: 3 Years
2014 - A NCAA National qualifier in the shot put … Earned USTFCCCA second team All-American honors after placing 10th at the NCAA Championships with a throw of 63-2.75 … Finished second in the shot put at the NCAA West Prelims with a mark of 64-4 … Won the Pac-12 shot put title with a throw of 63-10.25 … Also placed sixth in the discus in Pullman … Earned the win in the shot put against rival USC with a personal best of 64-4.50 … Claimed the Rafer/JJK shot put title with a mark of 62-8 … Won the shot put at the LSU Battle on the Bayou with a throw of 63-2.75 … Also threw a personal best in the discus at LSU with a throw of 178-2 … Opened the outdoor season with a throw of 62-5.75 to win the shot put against Washington State … Competed in five indoor meets … Won the MPSF Indoor Championships shot put title with an indoor personal best throw of 62-10 … Took top honors at the Texas A&M Aggie Invitational with a mark of 62-4.50 … A MPSF All-Academic selection … Named to the USTFCCCA All-Academic team … Earned honorable mention Pac-12 All-Academic accolades.

2013 - Threw the shot in 11 meets as a freshman … A NCAA qualifier … Heaved the shot 59-8.25 at the Mt. Sac Relays to place seventh and post the top outdoor mark on the season for the Bruins … Placed second at the Pac-12 Championships with a mark of 58-8 … Won the shot against rival USC with a mark of 58-8 … Threw the shot 59-4.25 to place third against TCU/LSU … Finished second at the Texas State Elite Meet with a mark of 58-1.25 … Finished second at the MPSF Championships with a personal best mark of 61-4 … Placed third at the New Mexico Don Kirby Elite Meet with a throw of 60-1.25.

Summer 2012 - Competed for Team USA in the shot put at the World Junior Championships ... Placed second in the shot at the USATF Jr. National Championships to qualify for the World meet (63-6.75).

2012 - Redshirt season ... Competing unattached, posted a top shot mark of 57-4.75 ... Athletic Director’s Honor Roll.

High School - Earned four varsity letters at Dos Pueblos HS where he served as team captain ... Two-time team MVP and 2011 state champion ... Set school records in the shot put (65-4) and discus (182-11).

Personal - Son of George and Alexandra Scarvelis ... Has one brother and sister, Steven and Stamatia ... Pre-History major.
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