Irwin, Pa. (Yough HS)
CAREER VICTORIES: 2
Shot Put: 13.43m (44-0.75) - 2000 SEC Quad, Gainesville, Fla.
Discus: 39.42m (129-4) - 2000 SEC Quad, Auburn, Ala.
Shot Put: 12.72m (41-8.75) - 2000 SEC Tri-Meet, Gainesville, Fla.
Javelin: 47.38m (155-5) -2000 SEC Championships, Baton Rouge, La.
HONORS: (One-time SEC Academic Honor Roll) 1998 SEC Academic Honor Roll.
2000 AS A SENIOR: Bests of 129-4 (Discus), 155-5 (Javelin) and 44-0.75 (Shot Put) (41-8.75 outdoors)... Competed in 13 meets (Six Indoors, Seven Outdoors)... Third in the SEC Outdoor Championships Javelin, 155-5 (47.38m) - Personal Best... Seventh in the Mt. SAC Relays Invitational Javelin, 154-8 (47.15m)... Fourth in the Florida Relays Olympic Development Javelin, 154-5 (47.06m)... Provisionally qualified for the NCAA Championships in the javelin (155-5)... 17th in the SEC Indoor Championships shot put, 42-3.25 (12.88m).
1999 AS A JUNIOR: Best of 151-4 in the javelin... Sixth in the SEC Outdoor Championships javelin, 141-11... Did not compete indoors.
1998 AS A SOPHOMORE: Best of 152-1 in the javelin... Second in the SEC Outdoor Championships javelin, 149-2... Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll.
1998 WINS (2): (o) FSU-Nebraska Triangular Jav: 149-11; Seminole Twilight Classic Jav: 143-4.
1997 AS A FRESHMAN: Best of 152-1 in the javelin... Seventh at the SEC Outdoor Championship javelin, 136-1.
PRIOR TO FLORIDA: Had a high school career-best throw of 143-7 in the javelin... Captured the Pennsylvania 3A State Javelin championship in 1996... Owner of the county record in the javelin... Two-time winner of the county javelin championship... Also was the 1996 county champion in the shot put... In addition to track, also lettered in volleyball and cheerleading.
PERSONAL: Born November 15, 1977... Parents are Gregory and Kathy Carvallis... Has two sisters, Hope and Juliane and one brother, Gregory... A 1996 graduate of Yough High School...Member of the National Honor Society and Students Against Drunk Driving... Considered Cornell and Kentucky before selecting UF.
MAJOR: Fine arts.