Skip to simplified nav
Men's Distance Medley Relay Has Strong Performance at Notre Dame

Taylor Gilland

March 1, 2013

NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The Virginia men's track and field team kicked off the final weekend of the indoor regular season on Friday with a strong showing by the distance medley relay at the Alex Wilson Invitational. The quartet of Brandon Burton, Payton Hazzard, Anthony Kostelac and Taylor Gilland finished in 9:31.23, the second fastest indoor DMR in school history.

"This was a phenomenal job of stepping it up when you have to step it up," said head coach Bryan Fetzer. "That's what this weekend is all about. Hopefully it is the start of a strong weekend for us."

The Cavalier relay finished 12th at the meet, which featured every top DMR. The top 14 times at the Alex Wilson Invitational are the 14 fastest DMR times of the year. The top 12 squads after this weekend will advance to the NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships, next week in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

Virginia will conclude competition this week on Saturday as three athletes compete at the Alex Wilson Invitational, while the majority of the squad competes at the Virginia Tech Final Qualifier in Blacksburg.

 

 

Schedules

Top Videos
Jeff White
London Perrantes
Perrantes Searching for Answers
Men's Basketball
2/21/17
Senior point guard London Perrantes has made only 16 of 58 shots (27.6 percent) from the floor in his past four games, all Virginia losses.
J.C. Aragone
'Hoos Savor Latest ITA Title
Men's Tennis
2/20/17
In men's tennis, Virginia won its sixth ITA National Team Indoors Championship, defending Ohio State 4-1 at the Boar's Head Sports Club.
London Perrantes
Slumping Cavaliers Look to Regroup
Men's Basketball
2/19/17
No. 14 Virginia (18-8, 8-6) will try to end a three-game losing streak Monday night when ACC rival Miami (18-8, 8-6) visit John Paul Jones Arena.

Jeff White

Director of News Content

jwhite@virginia.edu

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.

Archives
More Headlines
Online Stores
Auctions
Cavalier Team Shop