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Anthony Kostelac
Anthony  Kostelac


Charlottesville, Va.

High School:

Cross Country/Middle Distance


Porter Qualifies for Eugene on Day One of NCAA East Preliminaries

Six Cavaliers advance during the first day of the three-day meet


Virginia to Send 17 Athletes to NCAA East Preliminary Round

Meet to be held in Greensboro, N.C., May 23-25


Lavender Wins 400m Title on Final Day of ACC Championships

Cavalier women and men finish fourth and sixth at the meet


White Wins 10,000m On Day One of ACC Track & Field Championships

Cavalier senior repeats as 10,000m champion as UVa women are in third place


Cavaliers Win 12 Events at Virginia Invitational

Virginia men and women both finish second at meet


Track Virginia Invitational (by Matt Riley)

Track Virginia Invitational (by Matt Riley)

PRs: 800m - 1:47.28, 1000m - 2:30.20, 1500m - 3:45.34, Mile - 4:02.99
ACC Champion: 800m (I: '11, O: '11)
All-ACC: 800m (I: '11, O: '11)
Penn Relays Champion: 4x800m ('11)
NCAA East Regaional Preliminary Qualifier: 800m ('11, '12, '13); 400m ('12)
All-American: DMR (I: '13 - 2nd)

• Finished 17th in the 800m at the NCAA East Preliminaries
• Placed 10th in the 1500m at the ACC Championships

• Earned second-team All-American honors as part of the DMR team that finished 10th at the NCAA Championships
• Placed 9th in the mile at the ACC Championships

• Placed 17th at Panorama Farms Open
• Also ran at VT Alumni Open


• Part of 4x400m that broke school record at NCAA East Prelims (3:07.11)
• Competed in 800m at NCAA East Prelims
• Scored at ACCs in 800m, finishing 5th
• Set PR and won 1500m at Virginia Swashbuckle (3:45.34)

2011-12 INDOOR
• Earned silver as part of 4x400m and DMR at ACCs
• Placed 10th in 800m at ACCs
• Finished 1st in mile at Husky Classic in PR 4:02.99

• Finished 36th at Lou Onesty Open

• ACC Freshman of the Year
• ACC Champion in 800m
• Penn Relays Champion in 4x800m relay (UVa school record time of 7:12.15)
• Penn Relays 4x800m time ranked first in nation
• Finished 13th in 800m at NCAA East Preliminaries
• Set PR in 800m at ACCs that ranks eighth in UVa outdoor history and 47th in nation this year (1:49.02)

• ACC Freshman of the Year
• ACC Champion in 800m
• Undefeated in 800m
• Named Most Outstanding Performer of the Meet at Armory
• Won 800m at VT Invite, Armory and ACCs
• Member of 4x800m relay team that won at Millrose Games
• Also victorious as 800m leg of DMR at VT Elite Meet
• Scored at ACCs in 4x400m relay, as squad finished fourth
• Finished the season ranked 35th nationally in the 800m and second in the ACC
• Personal-best time of 1:49.24 ranks tied for fifth at UVa

• Participated in the Lou Onesty Invitational

High School
• Three-time Indoor National Champion (800m in 2010, 4x8 and DMR in 2009)
• Six-time All-American
• Burger King Student-Athlete of The Year ('10)
• Penn Relays Athlete of the Meet ('09)
• Five-time VHSL AAA State Champion
• Nine-time all-state honoree
• Millrose Mile runner-up ('10)
• Won Penn Relays 4x800m in 2009
• Member of 4x800m relay team that holds the national record
• Top 800m runner in Virginia over last two years
• Virginia's 800m state record holder
• Held top-ranked 800m time in the US during indoors and was No. 5 outdoors ('10)
• Was also ranked No. 1 in the mile and 18th nationally his senior season
• No. 6 all-time on the indoor 800m list

• Son of Michael and Tracie Kostelac
• Has two brothers, Joseph, 19, Andrew, 15, and two sisters, Sydnie, 16, Jessica, 12
• Was coached by Buz Mak at Albemarle

More about Anthony:
• Favorite subject: astronomy
• Favorite movie: The Neverending Story
• Favorite band: System of a Down


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