CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – A group of throwers and vaulters from the Virginia men’s and women’s track and field teams opened competition at the Colonial Relays hosted by William & Mary where Evangelos Fradelakis topped the hammer throw on Friday.

Fradelakis recorded a mark of 61.85m (202’11”) on his fifth attempt of the day to claim the win in the hammer throw. The graduate transfer from Adelphi improved on his best mark as a Cavalier and ranks fifth on the Virginia all-time performance list in the event. John Fay placed fifth in the event while Jada Marsh and Morgan Johnson finished sixth and eighth on the women’s side of the hammer throw.

In the women’s pole vault a Virginia trio of Trina Barcarola, Caroline Dannenbaum and Riley Larsen finished second, third and fourth in a competitive field. Maya Maloney finished eighth for Virginia.


“Our throwers and vaulters got off to a good start today with strong performances. I am looking forward to tomorrow’s events as we continue to improve in the early portion of our season”


The Hoos will compete in the second day of competition at the Colonial Relays tomorrow (April 2) beginning with the men’s javelin at 10:15 a.m.