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Abbey Karin

Javelin
Position
Junior
Class
Byfield, Mass.
Hometown
LSU
High School

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