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Cavaliers Conclude USATF Junior Outdoor Championships


BLOOMINGTON, Ind.-Rising sophomore Jordan Lavender (Nashville, Tenn.) of the Virginia track and field program placed sixth in the girls' 400 meters final on the final day of the USATF Junior Outdoor Championships in Bloomington, Ind., on Sunday (June 17).

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.

Friday's Results
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

Saturday's Results
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

Sunday's Results
Girls' 400m finals - Jordan Lavender - 6th overall - 53.46



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