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

2015 – A USTFCCCA second team All-American … A NCAA national meet qualifier in the shot put … placed 15th at the NCAA Championships in the shot put with a throw of 62-0.50 … Defended his Pac-12 title in the shot put with a mark of 64-5.25 … Was the runner-up at the NCAA West Prelims with a throw of 64-3.75 … Uncorked the 10th best throw in school history with a lifetime best of 65-0.50 to win the Legends Invitational … Won the dual meet against rival USC with a throw of 64-8.50 … Won the shot put at the Pac-12 vs. Big 10 Challenge with a throw of 64-4.50 … Opened the outdoor season with a throw of 64-1 to win the meet against Washington State and Long Beach State. Indoor: A second team All-American in the shot put … Placed 10th at the indoor nationals with a throw of 60-6.75 … Once again won the MPSF title in the shot put with an indoor personal best throw of 64-1.25 … Won the New Mexico Team Invitational with a mark of 60-8 and opened the indoor season with a win at the Lumberjack Team Challenge with a toss of 60-8.50.

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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