Lavender placed sixth in a time of 53.46, just off her personal-best time of 53.44, which is the Virginia freshman record. Lavender finished 17th at the NCAA East Preliminary Round and third at the ACC Championships in the event earlier in the year.
The Cavaliers will send a few student-athletes to the US Olympic Trials in Eugene, Ore., which start June 22 and run through July 1.
Girls' 100m prelims - Peyton Chaney - 12th overall - 11.87
Boys' 400mH prelims - Devin Brewer - 2nd in heat, qualifies for final - 53.52
Boys' 5,000m final - Kyle King - 2nd overall - 14:28.26
Girls' 400m prelims - Jordan Lavender - 2nd in heat, qualified for finals - 53.51
Boys' 400mH finals - Devin Brewer - 7th overall - 53.52
Boys' Triple Jump - Ryan Satchell - 18th overall - 14.21m (46' 7.5")
Girls' 200m prelims - Peyton Chaney - 11th overall - 24.25
Girls' 400m finals - Jordan Lavender - 6th overall - 53.46
Cooper Thriving Under New StaffSwimming & Diving12/12/17A senior from Atlanta and one of the team's captains, Caitlin Cooper set the UVA women's record in the 50-yard freestyle early this month in Athens, Georgia.Hazzard Aiming to Uphold Family TraditionTrack & Field, Cross Country12/11/17A freshman from Long Island, New York, Halle Hazzard is the younger sister of Payton Hazzard, who was an All-America sprinter for the Cavaliers.UVA's Campbell Winners Share Special BondFootball12/6/17UVA is the only ACC school with multiple winners of the prestigious Campbell Trophy: Tom Burns in 1993 and Micah Kiser this year.
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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
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