Vanessa Fabrizio
Vanessa Fabrizio

Graduate Student

Denver, Colo.

High School:

Middle Distance


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


Cavalier Men Fifth, Women Sixth After Day Two of ACC Championships

Lavender and Fabrizio have top times in qualifying on Friday


Cavaliers Compete at California with Tri-Meet in Berkeley

Virginia wins seven events in meet of top public universities


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)

USATF Junior Nationals Qualifier: 800m ('11)
ACC Champion: DMR (Indoor '11)
DMR (I: '11); 800m (O: '13, '14)
NCAA East Preliminaries: (O: '13, '14)

2014 Outdoor
• Placed 2nd in the 800m at the ACC Championships to earn All-ACC honors
• PR of 2:04.77 in the 800m at the ACC Championships, the second-fastest time in school history
• Competed at the NCAA East Preliminaries, finishing 21st in the 800m

2014 Indoor
• Member of school-record 4x400m relay team at Tyson Invitational
• Finished 9th in the 800m at the ACC Championships

2013 Cross Country
• Did Not Compete

2013 Outdoor
• Placed 2nd in the 800m at the ACC Championships to earn All-ACC honors
• Won the 800m at the Virginia Invitational in a PR of 2:06.45
• Competed at the NCAA East Preliminaries, finishing 48th in the 800m

2013 Indoor
• Did Not compete

2012 Cross Country
• Finished 12th at the Panorama Farms Open

2012 Outdoor
• Broke UVa freshman record in 800m (2:06.76) in prelims at ACCs
• Won 800m at North Florida Invite
• Part of 4x400m relay that won Colonial Relays and Virginia Swashbuckle

2012 Indoor
• Broke the school record in the 800m (2:07.43) in the prelims at ACCs
• Finished fourth in the 800m at ACCs
• Placed fourth as part of 4x400m at ACCs

2011 Cross Country
• Finished 14th at the Cavalier Open

2011 Outdoor
• Did not compete during collegiate season
• Finished eighth in 800m at USATF Junior National Championships

2011 Indoor
• Part of ACC Champion DMR (11:14.15)
• Finished sixth in 800m at ACCs
• Part of 4x800m relay that won NYRR Saturday Night at Armory
• Part of Hokie Invite champion DMR

2010 Cross Country

• Placed 13th at the Cavalier Open

High School
• Five-time Colorado State Champion
• Two-time state champion in 800m ('09, '10)
• Holds school record in 800m
• Mullen High School Student-Athlete of the Year ('10)
• Finished fourth at the Mt. SAC Relays 800m ('10)
• Was second at the Simplot Games 800m ('10)
• Placed ninth at Nike Outdoor Nationals ('08)
• Track and cross country student-athlete scholar
• National Honor Society member

• Daughter of Paul and Linda Shugart
• Has one sister, Erica
• Was coached by Jack Carson at Mullen

PR's Outdoor Indoor
400m 56.90 57.32
800m 2:04.77 2:07.43