CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Virginia track and field graduates Mia Barron (Minnetonka, Minn.) and Carly Feyerabend (Mechanicsville, Va.) were chosen for the Atlantic Coast Conference Futures Program, the ACC announced on Thursday (June 13).
Barron and Feyerabend join five additional ACC student-athletes in being chosen for the internship program. The seven student-athletes were selected for positions with the ACC Office, Orange Bowl or Teamworks for the 2019-20 academic year. Barron and Feyerabend were selected alongside student-athletes from Boston College, Louisville and Pittsburgh.
Both Barron and Feyerabend will begin their internships in June with the Orange Bowl in Miami, Fla. Barron will assist the Orange Bowl in event operations, including working with the logistical operations for the college football bowl game. She will also aid in community outreach for youth and high school events.
Feyerabend will be working alongside the Orange Bowl sponsorship department aiding to maintain communication with local business partners. She will also assist the Orange Bowl with community outreach.
Funded by the ACC and its partners, the Futures Program began in 1995 and has been highly successful in placing its participants into permanent positions within the sports industry.
Sydney Hill (Louisville Track & Field)
Capital One Orange Bowl
Mia Barron (Virginia Track & Field)
Carly Feyerabend (Virginia Track & Field)
Catie Conrad (Pitt Gymnastics)
Abbi Fitts (Louisville Rowing)
McKenna Goss (Boston College Volleyball)
Alexis Solak (Pitt Softball)