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Anthony Kostelac

Cross Country/Middle Distance
Position
Junior
Class
Charlottesville, Va.
Hometown
Albemarle
High School

PRs: 800m – 1:47.28, 1000m – 2:30.20, 1500m – 3:45.34, Mile – 4:02.99
ACC Champion: 800m (I: [apos]11, O: [apos]11)
All-ACC: 800m (I: [apos]11, O: [apos]11)
Penn Relays Champion: 4x800m ([apos]11)
NCAA East Regaional Preliminary Qualifier: 800m ([apos]11, [apos]12, [apos]13); 400m ([apos]12)
All-American: DMR (I: [apos]13 – 2nd)

2013 OUTDOOR
Finished 17th in the 800m at the NCAA East Preliminaries
Placed 10th in the 1500m at the ACC Championships

2013 INDOOR
Earned second-team All-American honors as part of the DMR team that finished 10th at the NCAA Championships
Placed 9th in the mile at the ACC Championships

2012 CROSS COUNTRY
Placed 17th at Panorama Farms Open
Also ran at VT Alumni Open

2012 OUTDOOR
Part of 4x400m that broke school record at NCAA East Prelims (3:07.11)
Competed in 800m at NCAA East Prelims
Scored at ACCs in 800m, finishing 5th
Set PR and won 1500m at Virginia Swashbuckle (3:45.34)

2011-12 INDOOR
Earned silver as part of 4x400m and DMR at ACCs
Placed 10th in 800m at ACCs
Finished 1st in mile at Husky Classic in PR 4:02.99

2011 CROSS COUNTRY
Finished 36th at Lou Onesty Open

2011 OUTDOOR
ACC Freshman of the Year
ACC Champion in 800m
Penn Relays Champion in 4x800m relay (UVa school record time of 7:12.15)
Penn Relays 4x800m time ranked first in nation
Finished 13th in 800m at NCAA East Preliminaries
Set PR in 800m at ACCs that ranks eighth in UVa outdoor history and 47th in nation this year (1:49.02)

2011 INDOOR
ACC Freshman of the Year
ACC Champion in 800m
Undefeated in 800m
Named Most Outstanding Performer of the Meet at Armory
Won 800m at VT Invite, Armory and ACCs
Member of 4x800m relay team that won at Millrose Games
Also victorious as 800m leg of DMR at VT Elite Meet
Scored at ACCs in 4x400m relay, as squad finished fourth
Finished the season ranked 35th nationally in the 800m and second in the ACC
Personal-best time of 1:49.24 ranks tied for fifth at UVa

2010 CROSS COUNTRY
Participated in the Lou Onesty Invitational

High School
Three-time Indoor National Champion (800m in 2010, 4×8 and DMR in 2009)
Six-time All-American
Burger King Student-Athlete of The Year ([apos]10)
Penn Relays Athlete of the Meet ([apos]09)
Five-time VHSL AAA State Champion
Nine-time all-state honoree
Millrose Mile runner-up ([apos]10)
Won Penn Relays 4x800m in 2009
Member of 4x800m relay team that holds the national record
Top 800m runner in Virginia over last two years
Virginia[apos]s 800m state record holder
Held top-ranked 800m time in the US during indoors and was No. 5 outdoors ([apos]10)
Was also ranked No. 1 in the mile and 18th nationally his senior season
No. 6 all-time on the indoor 800m list

Personal
Son of Michael and Tracie Kostelac
Has two brothers, Joseph, 19, Andrew, 15, and two sisters, Sydnie, 16, Jessica, 12
Was coached by Buz Mak at Albemarle

More about Anthony:
Favorite subject: astronomy
Favorite movie: The Neverending Story
Favorite band: System of a Down