PRs: SP - 64' 0.25''; Discus - 179' 11''
All-American: Shot Put (I: '12 - 2nd Team)
All-ACC: Shot Put (I: '12)
Earned Second Team All-America honors at NCAAs, placing 14th in shot put
Set school record in shot put with a mark of 18.92m (62' 1") at VT Final Qualifier
Earned silver in shot put at ACCs
Won shot put at VT Final Qualifier and Husky Classic
5-time National Champion (4 Indoors, USATF Jr. Nationals)
Holds national freshman, sophomore, and junior class records in shot put.
Broke N.J. state record for first time as sophomore and finished his career in dramatic fashion with state record 75'10.25'' on the final throw of his high school career
Has thrown national record 96 throws over 70 feet and is No. 3 thrower in US high school outdoor history
State Record nine-time winner of N.J. Meet of Champions (perfect four for four in indoor and outdoor shot)
6-time All-American in Shot Put
Lost to only seven shot put throwers in career (four from US)
Only American 4-time Individual Penn Relays Champion
Placed fourth at 2010 IAAF World Junior (U-19) Championships as a 17-year-old
Son of Victor and Michelle Vena
Coached by Paul Buccino at Morristown
More about Nicholas:
Favorite TV channel: ESPN
Favorite movie: The Patriot
Favorite magazine: Sports Illustrated
O-Line Looking to Raise Its GameFootball3/24/17Guard Jack McDonald and tackle Jack English are the returning starters on the offensive line for Virginia, which starts spring practice Tuesday.Weber Hitting Right Notes on DiamondBaseball3/23/17Sophomore Andy Weber starts at second base for No. 16 Virginia, which hosts ACC rival Duke this weekend at Davenport Field.Successful Season Ends on Excruciating NoteMen's Basketball3/19/17Virginia's fourth consecutive appearance in the NCAA tournament ended with a 65-39 second-round loss to Florida in Orlando, Fla.
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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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