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Tommy DeVita
Tommy  DeVita


Ridgewood, N.J.

High School:

High Jump


Virginia Track & Field Names 2014 Captains

Four men and four women to lead the Cavaliers during indoor and outdoor seasons


Lavender Comfortable in Many Roles for UVa Track

By Jeff White (


Jordan Lavender Q&As: Tommy DeVita

Jordan and Tommy discuss the start of the outdoor season


Cavaliers Win 12 Events at Virginia Invitational

Virginia men and women both finish second at meet


Virginia Opens Outdoor Track & Field Season at Virginia Cup

Cavaliers win 10 individual events in home debut


Track Virginia Invitational (by Matt Riley)

Track Virginia Invitational (by Matt Riley)

PR: HJ - 6' 9.5"

2013 Outdoor
• Placed 13th in high jump at ACCs
• Had a PR of 6.9.5" at the Virginia Invitational

2013 Indoor
• Placed 12th in high jump at ACCs

2012 Outdoor

• Finished 10th in high jump at ACCs
• Won the high jump with a PR height of 2.05m (6' 8.75") at Liberty Collegiate Invite

2011-12 Indoor
• Placed 7th in high jump at ACCs

2011 Outdoor
• Season-best mark in high jump of 6' 8.25" came at Liberty Collegiate Invite and ranks 10th in UVa history

2011 Indoor
• PR in high jump of 6' 8.25" came at Hokie Invite and ranks ninth in UVa history
• Placed 10th in high jump at ACCs

• Finished runner-up in high jump during indoor season at NJ Meet of Champions
• Took third at Eastern States in high jump ('10)
• Was seventh at NSIC Indoor Nationals
• Won NJ Group 4 Championship in high jump
• Finished ninth at Penn Relays in the high jump
• Ranked No. 3 in New Jersey through 2010 season

• Son of Tom and Maggie DeVita
• Has four sisters, Sarah, Mimi, Libby, Meg and a brother, Nick
• Sister Sarah is also on the track and field team at Virginia
• Coached by Josh Saladino at Ridgewood

More about Tommy:
• Favorite magazine: Outdoor Life
• Favorite band: Boston
• Favorite TV show: Friends


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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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