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Marija Bogavac

Javelin
Position
Sophomore
Class
Mojkovac, Montenegro
Hometown
Kennesaw State
Previous School

All-ACC
2019 Outdoor:
Javelin
2017 Outdoor: Javelin (2nd)

NCAA East Preliminary Round
2019:
Javelin
2017: Javelin

TFRRS Profile (for PRs and full results)

2020 Outdoor
• Season cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic
• Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll

2019-20 Indoor 
• Did not compete

2019 Outdoor 
• Finished 17th in the javelin at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds, throwing a mark of 48.36m (158’8″)
• Earned first team All-ACC honors with a third-place finish in the javelin at the ACC Championships
• Recorded a season-best throw of 48.78 (160’0″) in the javelin at the ACC Championships
• Won the javelin against Maryland, Pitt and West Virginia
• Recognized to the ACC Academic Honor Roll

2019 Indoor
• Did not compete

2018 Outdoor
• Did not Compete
• Recognized to the ACC Academic Honor Roll

2018 Indoor
• Did not Compete

2017 Outdoor
• Earned All-ACC first-team honors in the javelin at the ACC Championships
• Finished fifth in the javelin and 21st in the discus at the ACC Championships
• Recorded a career-best mark at the ACC Championships in the javelin (48.96m; 160-7) and at the Virginia Grand Prix in the discus (44.94m; 147-5)
• Named to the All-ACC Academic Team
• Recognized on the ACC Academic Honor Roll

2017 Indoor
• Did not compete

Background
• Competed at Kennesaw State for one season before transferring to UVA
Atlantic Sun champion in javelin
• Season-best throw in javelin was 54.77m (179′ 8″) at Emory Invitational
• Placed 16th in javelin at NCAA East Preliminaries

Personal

• Daughter of Danka and Mirko Bogavac
• Has a sister, Sandra