Men's 4x800 takes first-place
Flames took home five first-place finishes
Men currently hold 2nd-place; women in 3rd
Martin Hunter finishes third as an individual in the 200-meter dash
Women's Track and Field / Cross Country led UIC with nine selections
2013 XC- Competed at the College of DuPage Invite, finishing 94 of 202 with a time of 29:13.1...Clocked in with a time of 26:32.0 at the UW-Parkside Lucian Rosa Invite, Oct. 12...Placed 30 of 78 runners at the Horizon League Championship earning a time of 27:03.10.
2013 Outdoor: Competed in the 800-meter run, 1,500-meter run and both the 3,000 and 5,000-meter steeplechase ... Crossed the finishing line in 1:54.45 in the 800-meter at the Dr. Keehler Invitational Last Chance Meet (5/11/13) ... In the 1,500-meter run, took eighth (3:58.21) at the Benedictine Twilight (4/26/13) ... Collected the Horizon League's fourth-fastest time in the 3,000-meter steeplechase (9:39.57) at the Horizon League Championship ... Named to the Horizon League's Spring All-Academic Team. 2013 Indoor: Competed in the 800-meter run, 1-Mile Run and 3,000-meter run ... Named the Horizon League Male Runner of the Week on Feb. 19, 2013, after a first-place finish in the 800-meter run at the Panther Tune-Up in Milwaukee (2/15/13) ... Finished the 800-meter in 1:53.40 at the Horizon League Championship (2/23/13), the fifth-fastest time in the League during the indoor season ... Crossed the finishing line in 4:14.35 in the 1-Mile Run at the NCC Cardinal Opener (1/18/13), the fourth-best time among all Horizon League competitors ... One-of-two UIC student-athletes to be named to the Horizon League's Fall All-Academic Team.
XC 2012: Placed third at the UIC Opener on with a time of 21:27.30 in the 4.1-mile race ... crossed the finish line fourth at the NIU XC Open to front UIC with a 6K time of 19:26.33 ... ran a career-best 8K time of 25:24 at the Illinois Intercollegiate Championships on Sept. 14 to place 17th overall ... garnered 44th place at the Bradley XC Classic with an 8K time of 25:34 ... earned First-Team All-Conference accolades with a sixth-place finish at the Horizon League Championships, posting an 8K time of 25:27 ... represented UIC at the NCAA Midwest Regional with a 10K time of 33:28.30.
Outdoor 2012: Placed third in the 800 (1:53.48) at the Chicagoland Championships ... ran a 3:54.19 at the Eagle Invite in the 1,500 to place third overall ... earned second-place honors in the 1,500 at the DePaul Invite with a time of 3:53.82 ... took home gold at the Marquette Invite in the 800 with a result of 1:54.26 ... posted a career-best time of 1:53.05 in the 800 in the prelims at the Horizon League Championships and placed seventh in the finals with a 1:56.08 ... placed sixth at the HL meet in the 1,500 with a time of 3:56.32 ... ran a life-time best 3:50.59 in the 1,500 at the NCC Dr. Keeler Meet on May 10.
Indoor 2012: Won the Dick Pond Open in the 800 with a time of 1:58.83 ... placed second at the Milwaukee Panther Tune-Up in the 800 with a time of 1:56.48 ... member of the third-place DMR team at the Horizon League Championships with a time of 10:08.49 ... posted a personal-best mile time of 4:14.40 at the Horizon League Championships ... tallied a career-best indoor 800 time of 1:55.02 at the NCC Final Qualifier Meet to place fourth.
Outdoor 2011: Placed first in the 800 meter run at the Cougar Invitational (4/21/11)... finished fourth in the 1,500 meter run at the Horizon League Outdoor Championships (5/06/11-5/07/11) ... took fifth in the 1,500 meter run at the DePaul Invitational (4/16/11) ... placed sixth in the 1,500 meter run at the Chicagoland Classic (4/09/11).
Indoor 2011: Placed first in the one mile run at the University of Chicago Duals (1/29/11) and the UWM Panther Tune-Up (2/18/11) ... finished second in the 800 meter at the Chicagoland Indoor (2/12/11) ... took third in the 800 meter at the North Central Invitational (1/21/11).
PREP AND PERSONAL: Placed ninth at the 2010 IHSA State Meet in the 1,600-meter run ... owns outdoor school records in the 1,600m, 800, and 4X800m ... relay and indoor records in the 1,600m and 800m ... biggest athletic thrill to date is placing 4th at the 2011 Horizon League Conference Meet for the 1500 Meter with a time of 3:52:97 ... born May 1, 1992, in Arlington Heights, Ill. ... son of Niki and Andreas Karkalis ... has one brother, Photis ... currently enrolled as a Psychology major.
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