Skip to simplified nav
Fahringer Competes in Javelin at U.S. Olympic Trials

VIRGINIASPORTSDOTCOM
VIRGINIASPORTSDOTCOM

VIRGINIASPORTSDOTCOM

June 23, 2012

EUGENE, Ore.—Virginia track and field senior Andy Fahringer (Whitehall, Pa.) competed in the men’s javelin in the U.S. Track and Field Olympic Trials at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore., Saturday afternoon (June 23).

 

Fahringer, who threw in the first flight, finished 16th overall with a mark of 70.83m (232’ 4”). After a foul on his first attempt, Fahringer hit a distance of 65.55m (215’ 0”) on his second throw before hitting 70.83m on his final effort.

 

Fahringer won the men’s javelin championship at the 2012 Penn Relays and was the runner-up at the ACC Championships in April. He holds the school record in the event with a mark of 75.19m (246’ 8”).

 

The U.S. Olympic Trials continue Sunday (June 24) through July 1. Former Cavalier Stephanie Garcia will compete in the women’s 3,000m steeplechase qualifying on Monday (June 25).

 

Saturday’s Results

Men’s Javelin qualifying – Andy Fahringer – 9th overall – 70.83m (232’ 4”)

 

Monday’s Schedule

7:50 p.m. ET – Women’s 3,000m Steeplechase qualifying – Stephanie Garcia

 

U.S. Olympic Trials Live Television Schedule on NBC and NBC Sports Network

Saturday, June 23rd - 8-9 p.m. ET/PT NBC


Sunday, June 24th - 7-8 p.m. ET/PT NBC


Monday, June 25th - 9-11 p.m. ET/PT NBCSN


Thursday, June 28th - 9-11 p.m. ET/PT NBCSN


Friday, June 29th - 6-8 p.m. ET NBCSN


Saturday, June 30th - 9-10 p.m. ET/PT NBC


Sunday, July 1st - 7-8 p.m. ET/PT NBC


 

 

Schedules

Top Videos
Jeff White
James Pannell
Margin of Error Gone for Cavaliers
Men's Lacrosse
4/29/16
To become eligible for an NCAA men's lacrosse tournament bid, Virginia (7-7) must upset second-ranked Brown (13-1) on Saturday night.
Jason Beck
UVA Spring Football Notebook
Football
4/27/16
With spring practice over, Virginia head coach Bronco Mendenhall and his assistants have turned their focus to recruiting.
Brian O'Connor
Cavaliers Push On With Heavy Hearts
Baseball
4/25/16
No. 21 Virginia, coming off an emotionally draining weekend in Coral Gables, Fla., meets ODU at noon Tuesday in Norfolk at Harbor Park.

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