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Nick Karayianis

Cross Country/Distance
Potomac, Md.
Bullis High School
High School
Nick Karayianis - Track & Field - Virginia Cavaliers

TFRRS Profile(for PRs and full results)

2024 Indoor
• Set a personal best of 8:22.36 over 3000m at the Virginia Opener, placing second
• Opened the season by running for third in the 3000m at the Doc Hale VT Elite Meet

2023 Cross Country
• Placed 11th at the 2023 Spider Alumni Open
• Competed at the XC23 Pre-National meet at Panorama Farms
• Recorded a personal-best 8k time at the 2023 ACC Cross Country Championships
Named to the 2023 All-ACC Academic Cross Country team

2023 Outdoor
• Named to 2022-23 ACC Honor Roll
• Posted a PB at Raleigh Relays in the 10k (29:44.44)
• Third in the 5k at the Virginia Grand Prix with a PB of 14:14.99

2023 Indoor
• Won the 5000m at the Darius Dixon Memorial Invitational with a time of 14:26.29

2022 Cross Country
• Finished 11th at the Spider Alumni Open (9/3/22)
• Competed at the Virginia Invitational finishing 16th (9/16/22)
• Ran a personal-best 8k time of 24:14.1 at the Panorama Farms XC23 Invitational (10/15/22)

2022 Outdoor
• Placed fifth in the 1500m at the Virginia Open (3:54.59)
• Set a personal best in the 10k at the Virginia Challenge where he finished ninth
• Placed fifth in the 5k at the Virginia Grand Prix with a personal-best time of 14:22.84
• Ran PB in the 3k at the Virginia High Performance

2022 Indoor 
• Clocked 8:25.77 in the 3000m at the Darius Dixon Memorial Invitational

2021 Cross Country
• Ran PB for 8k (25:36.8) at XC23 Invitational
• Placed 12th in 5k (15:13.8) at Spider Alumni Open
• Was 50th at Virginia Invitational (8k/27:08.9)

2021 Outdoor
• Did not compete during outdoor season
• Named to 2021 ACC Academic Honor Roll

2021 Indoor
• Did not compete

2020 Cross Country

• Placed 23rd at the Virginia Invite

• Ranks sixth nationally in the U.S. indoor two-mile for the 2020 season
• Two-time private school Maryland state champion
• 2019 Interstate Athletic Conference (IAC) champion
• Holds six track records and the 3 mile and 5k record for cross country
• Nominated for Maryland’s 2020 Gatorade Player of the Year
• Selected for the Montgomery County All-Decade Cross Country Team (2010-19)
• Earned All-IAC for cross country in 2018 and 2019 and in track in 2019 and 2020
• Named an Energice Athlete of the Week by Amory Track
• 2018 and 2019 All-Maryland Cross Country Team honoree
• All-Maryland Freshman team honoree in 2016
• 2020 Bruck track MVP for Bruck and 2018 and 2019 Bullis cross country MVP
• 2017 Winston Churchill High School cross country MVP and 2018 Winston Churchill High School track MVP

• Majoring in architecture with a minor in architectural history
• Son of Sharon Karayianis and George Karayianis
• Has a brother, Alex, and two sisters, Christie and Katie
• Competed in swimming for 12 years