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June 2012

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getting to know FOURTH-YEAR THROWER VINCENZO CHIARIELLO reers with a bang. In the case of University of Virginia fourth-year Vincenzo Chiariello, he'd like to end his career with a very loud "thud. when it hits the ground. Chiariello has mastered this event to the extent that, at one time this season, he broke the school record in three consecutive meets. In the third case it was at the Patriot Open Invitational April 14 when he threw the 16-pound steel ball 199 feet, three inches. However, that toss was well off his school record That, more or less, is the sound a hammer makes " WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE … … TV show? "The Simpsons" … movie? "Robin Hood: Men In Tights" … actor and actress? Brad Pitt and Keira Knightley … Charlottesville hangout/restaurant? Con- tinental Divide … musician/band? Frederick Chopin … pro sports team? The Washington Generals … person in history? Ben Franklin … food? Spaghetti a la carbonara … UVa class? Philosophy of religion … sport (other than track and field)? Rugby … pre-meet ritual? I take a shower and dance (in the shower) notable numbers Basketball Hall of Fame: Ralph Sampson. The star center will be formally inducted during the enshrinement ceremonies Sept. 6-8 in Springfield, Mass. 1 ter defensive end Cam Johnson was selected by the San Francisco 49ers in the seventh round, 237th overall. 29 47 Straight years that the Cavaliers have produced an NFL Draft pick af- ships by second-year Ben Rusch, who earned medalist honors and helped the Cavs finish second. The Swede, playing in his first ACC Championships, became the program's first conference champion since 1955. 206 260 was the final score carded at the 2012 ACC Champion- which is a school record and ranks No. 22 in NCAA Division I history. He was named the ACC Offensive Player of the Year in 2011 and 2012. Career points for fourth-year attackman Steele Stanwick, 2000, have been won by Virginia. The Cavs claimed their third straight and 12th overall league crown April 21. Out of 52 races at the ACC Rowing Championships, which started in Former Virginia player who has earned induction into the Naismith Memorial Regional support backed by institutional strength Wells Fargo Private Bank offers the dedicated attention of our regional team backed by the strength, innovation and resources of the larger Wells Fargo organization. We instill confidence in our clients by devising a strategy based on their unique needs while leveraging our national resources to extend the impact of their wealth, now and over time. To learn more about how your local Wells Fargo Private Bank office can help you, contact: Jeffrey C. Hartman Senior Managing Director Mid-Atlantic Region (704) 374-3213 Most athletes like to close out their collegiate ca- of 203-7 plus the 202-11 heave he recorded at this year's ACC Outdoor Championships, which earned him a third-place finish. Chiariello also placed 11th in the discus at the league meet with a throw of 150-3, which was well shy of his personal record of 182-4. A native of Staten Island, N.Y., Chiariello delivered a premonition of things to come when, while at Monsignor Farrell, he earned high school All-America honors and set the school record in the shot put and the Long Island record in the weight throw. enjoy however much time you have in college. Make sure you make the most of it. The best advice ever given to me and by whom: A quote from a teaching assistant (Paul Belonick) dur- ing my freshman year — "This too shall pass. The Rotunda. Why I chose UVa: The connection with the coach The best thing about UVa is: The snake walls by " combines a lot, like the competition against other people and yourself. It really is about bettering your- self. It combines the physical aspects along with the mental side. It's taught me a lot. The highlight of my UVa athletic career: The first who recruited me, Carrie Lane, and the throwers who were here. We had a good connection. What I like the most about track and field: It My advice to student-athletes is: Have fun and Chiariello placed third in the hammer throw at this year's ACC Outdoor Cham- pionships with a toss of 202-11. PHOTO BY MATT RILEY/COURTESY UVA time I threw 60 meters (in the hammer). The pre-college coach who had the most influ- ence on me as an athlete: My high school coach, Mike Weiner (Monsignor Farrell on Staten Island, N.Y.). He taught me how to do this. My dream vacation would be: Southeast Asia, including China. My post-college ambition is: To keep being an athlete … to make athletics my profession. — Mike Scandura Wells Fargo Private Bank provides financial services and products through Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. and its affiliates. Deposit and loan products offered through Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. Member FDIC. 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