Anthony Kostelac
Anthony Kostelac

Class:
Graduated

Hometown:
Charlottesville, Va.

High School:
Albemarle

Event:
Cross Country/Middle Distance



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)

2013 OUTDOOR
• Finished 17th in the 800m at the NCAA East Preliminaries
• Placed 10th in the 1500m at the ACC Championships

2013 INDOOR
• 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

2012 CROSS COUNTRY
• Placed 17th at Panorama Farms Open
• Also ran at VT Alumni Open

2012 OUTDOOR

• 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

2011 CROSS COUNTRY
• Finished 36th at Lou Onesty Open

2011 OUTDOOR
• 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)

2011 INDOOR
• 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

2010 CROSS COUNTRY
• 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

Personal
• 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