Virginia Travels for ACC Outdoor Championships

Virginia Travels for ACC Outdoor Championships

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The championship season begins for the Cavalier men’s and women’s track and field teams as they travel to Raleigh, N.C. to compete at the ACC Outdoor Championships to be held at NC State’s Paul Derr Track from Thursday (May 11) through Saturday (May 13).

How To Follow
Expanded coverage of the ACC Men’s and Women’s Outdoor Track & Field Championships will be streamed live each day via ACC Network Extra as follows: Thursday from 11 a.m. until 9 p.m., Friday from 11 a.m. through 9 p.m., and Saturday from 2 p.m. until the championship’s conclusion at approximately 9 p.m. Steve Schlanger will be on the call, with former Duke head coach Norm Ogilvie returning on color commentary and Hailey Hunter as sideline reporter.

Links to the ACCNX live stream, live stats and the overall meet schedule are available at Updates will also be posted to the team’s official Twitter account (@UVAtfcc).

Hoos in the Rankings
Members of the Virginia men’s and women’s teams occupy 13 top-25 positions among their respective events.

2.  Ethan Dabbs – Sr., Javelin, 80.82m (265’2”)
6. Owayne Owens – Sr., Triple Jump, 16.53m (54’2.75”)
8. Nate Mountain – So., 3000 SC, 8:34.99
12. Derek Johnson – Gr., 3000 SC, 8:38.54
14. Conor Murphy – Jr., 800 meters, 1:47.27

3. Margot Appleton – So., 1500, 4:08.96
6. Ashley Anumba – Gr., Discus, 59.37m (194’9”)
11. Margot Appleton – So., 5000m, 15:36.28
13. Jordan Hardy – So., Triple Jump, 13.41m (44’0”)
14. Alix Still – Jr., Heptathlon, 5662 points
18. Esther Seeland – Gr., 800m, 4:12.55
24. Sam Romano – Fr., Pole Vault, 4.20m (13’9.25”)

The Start Line

  • Nate Mountain (3000 SC) and Ethan Dabbs (Javelin) both lead the ACC in their individual events – The women’s 4x100m also leads the conference
  • Ethan Dabbs, the reigning ACC Champion in the Javelin has a chance to win his fourth consecutive title in the event
  • A total of 22 Cavalier men and women enter the meet ranked in the top five of their event

Virginia at the ACC Championships

  • In 2022, the Virginia men placed third while the women placed seventh
  • In all, three Cavaliers won ACC titles at last season’s ACC Championships – only one returns in 2023
  • Ethan Dabbs looks to defend his title after setting an ACC and ACC Championships record at the meet last season (82.92m/272’0”)
  • The Virginia men have won the ACC title once in program history (2009)
  • Virginia’s men’s team has…

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