EUGENE, Ore. – The Virginia men’s and women’s track and field teams are set to have 11 individual athletes (eight men, three women) compete at the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Eugene, Ore. The men’s events will take place on Wednesday (June 5) and Friday (June 7) while the women’s competition will be held on Thursday (June 6) and Saturday (June 8).

How to Follow
Live coverage of the NCAA Men’s and Women’s NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships will be broadcast live each day on the ESPN family of networks. Links to the ESPN broadcasts, live stats and the overall meet schedule are available at Updates will also be posted to the team’s official Twitter account (@UVAtfcc).

Broadcast Schedule

Round Date Start Time (ET) Network
Men’s Day One Wednesday, June 5 7:30 p.m. ESPN2
Women’s Day One Thursday, June 6 8:30 p.m. ESPN2
Men’s Day Two Friday, June 7 9 p.m. ESPN2
Women’s Day Two Saturday, June 8 5:30 p.m. ESPN2

Hoos in the Nation’s Top-50 (Regular Season)
Prior to the start of the NCAA first round, the Cavaliers own some of the nation’s top times and marks from the regular season:

1. Nate Mountain – Jr., 3000mSC, 8:20.68
8. Shane Cohen – Sr., 800m, 1:46.89
8. Gary Martin – So., 1500m, 3:39.54
10. Will Anthony – Fr., 10,000m, 28:21.93
10. Yasin Sado – Sr., 3000mSC, 8:30.78
16. Jacob Lemmon – Jr., Discus, 60.50m/198-6
23. Wes Porter – Jr., 1500m, 3:39.54
24. John Fay – So., Hammer – 68.41m/224-5

5. Margot Appleton – Jr., 5000, 15:18.21
36. Celia Rifaterra – So., HJ, 1.79m/5-10.5

Schedule of Events
*Times are all Pacific Time

2:00 p.m. | Men’s Hammer Throw Final (John Fay)
4:46 p.m. | Men’s 1500 Semifinal (Gary Martin, Wes Porter)
5:02 p.m. | Men’s 3000m Steeplechase Semifinal (Nate Mountain, Yasin Sado)
6:14 p.m. | Men’s 800m Semifinal (Shane Cohen)
7:08 p.m. | Men’s 10,000m Final (Will Anthony)

7:40 p.m. | Women’s Shot Put Final (Janae Profit)

5:35 p.m. | Meb’s Discus Throw Final (Jacob Lemmon)

6:12 p.m. | Men’s 1500m Final
6:24 p.m. | Men’s 3000m Steeplechase Final
7:14 p.m. | Men’s 800m Final

2:00 p.m. | Women’s High Jump (Celia Rifaterra)

4:25 p.m. | Women’s 5000m Final (Margot Appleton)

Pending qualification

Qualifier Notes:

  • Jacob Lemmon will make his third trip in four years to the NCAA Championships
  • Nate Mountain and Margot Appleton are set to make their second consecutive trip to the championships
  • Virginia has qualified at least one men’s steeplechaser in six of the last eight seasons. This season will feature the duo of Yasin Sado and Mountain.
  • Making her NCAA Outdoors debut, Celia Rifaterra became the first Cavalier to qualify for the outdoor championships in the high jump since Sherry Gauld in 1993.
  • Janae Profit will look to be the first Cavalier since Maria Deaviz in 2022 to earn All-American honors in the shot put
  • Will Anthony, John Fay, Gary Martin and Wes Porter will make their NCAA Outdoor Championships debut
  • Shane Cohen joins the lineage of Virginia 800m runners to qualify for the NCAA Outdoor Championships

Last Men’s Individual Title: Claudio Romero, 2022 (DT)
Last Women’s Individual Title: Michaela Meyer, 2021 (800m)
Highest Men’s NCAA Finish: 3rd (2017)
Highest Women’s NCAA Finish: 10th (1983)