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Men's Track & Field Opens Outdoor Season at Virginia Cup

Devin Brewer

March 21, 2015

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CHARLOTTESVILLE - The Virginia men's track & field team opened the outdoor season Saturday by winning seven events at the Virginia Cup at Lannigan Field. The Cavaliers split a pair of dual meet results at the meet, downing Norfolk State 102-34, but falling to Liberty 84-65.

"The performances overall were competitive with a lot of learning involved," said head coach Bryan Fetzer. "The first meet of the outdoor season is a time for teaching and getting familiar with new events that are not contested indoors. There is a transition shifting from indoors to outdoors. We handled it well and its sets us up for continued success in the season."

The Cavaliers went 1-2 in the discus, with Filip Mihaljevic (Livno, Bosnia and Herzegovina) winning with a mark of 195-0 and Jordan Young (Windsor, Ontario), making his outdoor debut at UVa, finishing second with a mark of 188-5, moving him into fourth on Virginia's all-time list. Young also won the shot put title with a mark of 61-2, moving him into third on the UVa all-time list.

Virginia had the top two finishers in the 1500m with Ed Schrom (Harrisburg, Pa.) winning in 3:57.08, edging teammate Evan Chiplock (Saginaw, Mich.) by 0.03 seconds. The Cavaliers also went 1-2 in the 3000m. Connor Rog (Fairfield, Conn.) won in 9:02.35, finishing just ahead of Adam Visokay (Ruckersville, Va.), who was second in 9:02.49.

 

 

Devin Brewer (Dumfries, Va.) was victorious in the 110-meter hurdles, crossing in a time of 14.88. Scott Clarke (Devonshire, Bermuda) won the men's 100m in a wind-aided 10.95, which eclipsed his PR.

The 4x400m relay of David Bartha (Bonyhad, Hungary), Logan Carrington (Leesburg, Va), Brewer and Cam Collins (Calhoun, Ga.) took the title in the final track event of the day, winning in 3:17.59.

Graduate student Kyle Smith (Leola, Pa.) made his Cavalier debut, finishing third in the javelin with a mark of 208-1, placing him sixth on Virginia's all-time list. Anthony Bouselli (Hawley, Pa.) was fourth at 182-8, the fourth-best freshman mark in school history

Aaron Worrell (Fort Eustis, Va.) was second in the long jump with a mark of 23-9, missing the Cavalier all-time top ten list by less than an inch.

Virginia will return to action next week with athletes competing at the Fred Hardy Invitational, which runs March 27-28 in Richmond, Va.

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