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Ethan Dabbs

Johnstown, Pa.
High School
Ethan  Dabbs - Track & Field - Virginia Cavaliers

USATF Champion
2022 Outdoor: Javelin

First-Team All-American
2022 Outdoor:
2019 Outdoor:

2022 Outdoor: Javelin (1st Team)
2021 Outdoor: Javelin (1st Team)
2019 Outdoor: Javelin (1st Team)

ACC Champion
2022 Outdoor: Javelin
2021 Outdoor: Javelin
2019 Outdoor: Javelin

NCAA East Prelim
2021: Javelin

TFRRS Profile (for PRs and full results)

2023 Outdoor
• Named to 2022-23 ACC Honor Roll

2022 Outdoor 
• Placed third in the Javelin at the Duke Invitational in his first appearance following Tommy John surgery in July of 2021
• Set a Virginia, ACC, Lannigan Field, and meet record in the Javelin at the Virginia Challenge with his throw of 80.41m (263’10”)
• Named ACC Field Performer of the Week on April 26
• Won the ACC Javelin title with a personal-best 82.92m (272’0″)
• Became the fourth competitor to three consecutive ACC men’s javelin titles
• Threw 77.06 meters at the NCAA East Preliminary round to advance to the NCAA Championships for the second time in his career
• Won silver at the NCAA Championships with a throw of 79.68 meters (261’5″) to earn first-team All-American status for the second time in his career
• Won gold at the USATF Outdoor Championships in the javelin
• Voted Virginia’s Comeback Player of the Year by his peers

2021 Outdoor
• Repeated as ACC Champion
• Won title with season-best throw of 71.45m (234′ 5″)
• Qualified for NCAA East Preliminary Round where he finished 14th
• Finished third in javelin throw at Raleigh Relays in season debut
• Named to 2021 VaSID Second Team All-State for Throws

2020 Outdoor

• Season cancelled due to CoVID-19 pandemic

2019 Outdoor

• Recorded All-American honors in the javelin with a seventh-place finish
• Captured the ACC title in the javelin, throwing a career-best throw of 76.04m (249’6″)
• Set a UVA record in the javelin at the ACC Championships
• Finished fourth at the NCAA East Prelims in the javelin
• Went undefeated in the the regular season in the javelin

• Recorded personal-best mark of 66.31m (217’6″) in the javelin
• State champion in the javelin in his senior season
• Three-time district champion
• Was a two-time PIAA District 6 champion in the javelin and the event runner-up as a freshman
• High school record holder in the javelin, throwing a mark of 63.39m (208”)
• Finished second at the PIAA State Championships and fourth at the Penn Relays as a junior
• Placed fourth at the PIAA State Championships and fifth at the Penn Relays as a sophomore, while finishing eighth at the PIAA State Championships as freshman
• Three-time scholar athlete award recipient

• Majoring in sociology with a concentration in social entrepreneurship
• Son of David of Stacy Dabbs
• Has two sisters, Emily and Ella