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Maria Deaviz

Throws
Position
Freshman
Class
Souderton, Pa.
Hometown
Souderton Area High School
High School

TFRRS Profile (for PRs and full results)

2021 Outdoor
• Set UVA shot put record at Raleigh Relays (17.18m / 56′ 4.5″) to win that competition
• Record-setting throw was more than a foot better than previous UVA mark
• Won shot put at UVA Opener and was third in discus
• Her shot put mark in UVA Opener (16.15m / 53′ 0″) was a UVA freshman record at the time
• Took first place in shot put at Virginia Invitational (15.71m / 51’ 6.5”)

2021 Indoor
• Won shot put at Virginia Tech Invitational with PB 15.43 (50′ 7.5″)
• Competed at ACC Championships

Background
• Top ranked shot put athlete in the U.S.
• Holds the 16th best all-time mark in high school for the indoor shot put
• Pennsylvania state champion in the shot put
• Holds the Souderton Area High School record holder in the shot put and discus
• Three-time Suburban one champion
• Named high school’s MVP four times
• Senior scholar student-athlete honoree

Personal
• Undeclared
• Daughter of Rosane Rodrigues