Elon University Football Player found dead in southern Alamance County

Posted by Press Release on May 23, 2019 at 7:32 pm under College | 4 Comments to Read

Coming in this afternoon from the Elon News Network:

Elon senior found dead in southern Alamance County

**********Football long snapper Nicholas Kavouklis dies on the eve of Graduation**********
By Jack Haley, with the Elon News Network

Senior Nicholas Kavouklis was found dead on today/this afternoon, Thursday May 23, in southern Alamance County.

Elon senior and former member of Elon’s football team Nicholas Kavouklis was found dead in a rural part of southern Alamance County just after 2 p.m. on May 23 according to an email from Vice President of Student Life Jon Dooley. Kavouklis was from Tampa, Florida and an exercise science major.

Kavouklis was a long snapper for the Phoenix and played in 11 games this past season and 39 total in his career. Kavouklis was a two-time selection to Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Academic All-Conference Team, once in 2015 and again in 2016.

A gathering will be held at 9 p.m. in Rhodes Stadium that is open to all members of the community according to Dooley’s email.


  • Alma Carroll said,

    As a parent of a fellow 2019 graduate I am absolutely devastated for Nicholas’ family and friends as they try to comprehend this tragedy when they expected to celebrate his milestone accomplishment and many achievements. Please know that we will be praying for him and for all who knew and loved him. May you find strength, solace, and peace.

  • Andy Durham said,

    Thank-you for sharing your thoughts and concerns…I know the family will appreciate your prayers during their time of need…

    Much appreciated….

  • A friend said,

    What happened!

  • Andy Durham said,

    According to David Sykes, patrol captain at the Alamance County Sheriff’s Office, Kavouklis was found at the 3900 block of Stockard Road in Graham. The incident is still under investigation and no other details are available at this time, Sykes said.

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