CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The Virginia men’s and women’s track and field teams will have a total of 29 competitors entered in the NCAA East Preliminary Championships to be contested at Indiana’s Haugh Track & Field Complex in Bloomington, Ind. from May 25-28.

The Virginia men will have 13 competitors in a total of 10 events that will take place on Wednesday, May 25 and Friday, May 27. The Hoos have six competitors who earned top-10 seeds including: Ethan Dabbs (1st, javelin), Claudio Romero (1st, discus), Owayne Owens (2nd, triple jump), Yasin Sado (5th, 3,000m Steeplechase), Nathan Mountain (10th, 3,000m Steeplechase) and Jordan Willis (10th, 400-meters).

The UVA women have 16 individuals entered in 10 events and are set to compete on Thursday, May 26 and Saturday, May 28. The highest seeds on the women’s side include Mia Barnett (3rd, 1500-meters), Ashley Anumba (3rd, discus), Maria Deaviz (9th, shot put), and Helena Lindsay (16th, 3,000m Steeplechase).

The top-12 competitors from each individual event will advance to the 2022 NCAA Division I Track & Field Championships in Eugene, Oregon on June 8-11.

Full list of UVA qualifiers:


Name Event 1 Event 2 Event 3
Jada Seaman 100-meters 200-meters Long Jump
Kayla Bonnick 100-meters
Alahna Sabbakhan 800-meters
Sydney Coppolino 800-meters
Mia Barnett 1500-meters
Margot Appleton 1500-meters
Taylor Jones 1500-meters
Anna Workman 1500-meters
Helena Lindsay 3,000m Steeplechase
Rebecca Hawkins High Jump
Trina Barcarola Pole Vault
Zoe Rice Long Jump
Alix Still Long Jump
Maria Deaviz Shot Put Discus
Ashley Anumba Discus
Thelma Kristjansdottir Discus


Name Event 1 Event 2
Jordan Willis 400-meters
Conor Murphy 800-meters
Ethan Zeh 800-meters
Wes Porter 1500-meters
Ka’eo Kruse 1500-meters 3,000m Steeplechase
Rohann Asfaw 5,000-meters 10,000-meters
Yasin Sado 3,000-meter Steeplechase
Nathan Mountain 3,000-meter Steeplechase
Owayne Owens Triple Jump
Claudio Romero Discus
Jacob Lemmon Discus
Evangelos Fradelakis Hammer Throw
Ethan Dabbs Javelin