June 2, 2011

Carioto honored for work in and out of the classroom

WASHINGTON – Kelly Carioto has been named to the 2011 CoSIDA Academic All-District Team, it was announced on Thursday.  Carioto earned a spot on the District 2 Second Team.  A native of Pittsburgh, Carioto captured the 2011 shot put title at the Landmark Conference indoor championship and the ECAC indoor championship.

A history major with an overall grade point average of 3.94, Carioto had a terrific year for the Cardinals.  In addition to winning the pair of indoor championships she also won the shot put title at the Lebanon Valley Invite and the Dickinson Invite and placed fifth in the event at the Frank Colden Invite.

Carioto was named the Landmark Conference Female Field Athlete of the Week on two occasions this academic year and placed second in the shot put at the conference outdoor championships.  Also at that meet, she finished fourth in the hammer throw. 

Carioto then went on to compete at the ECAC outdoor championship where she finished sixth in the shot put and fourth in the discus.

Carioto is a three-time All-Landmark Conference selection, a multi-year member of the Landmark Conference Academic Honor Roll and was named to the 2011 Landmark Conference Winter All-Academic Team.

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