Antonio Norvell
Position: Sprints/Jumps
Year: Senior
Hometown: Portsmouth, Va.
Previous School: I.C. Norcom

Just the Facts

  • Full Name: Antonio Devon Norvell
  • Born: Jan. 26th, 1989
  • Birthplace: Portsmouth, VA
  • Parents:  Tonya Pulley-Ward & Antonio Ward
  • Major: Advertising 

Career Victories: 8 (200 meters (4) 100 meters (1) 60 meters (2) long jump(1)) 

IC4A Championships Qualifications:

2011 Indoors - Long Jump & 4x400 meter relay

2010 Indoors-55 meters, 200 meters & long jump

2010 Outdoors-100 meters, 200 meters, long jump & 4x100 meter relay

Honors and Awards

  • Tied school record for 60 meter dash (6.82 seconds-2009 Navy Invitational)
  • CAA Co-Athlete of the Week (April 13th, 2010)

While With the Rams

  • Member of conference champion 4x100 relay team as a freshman and sophomore
  • Had top 3 finishes at conference meets in 100m, 200m and long jump in career
  • Had top 3 finishes in the 100 and 200 meters at 2010 CAA Championships
  • Finished third in the 100 meters at CAA Conference meet in 2008

Prior to VCU

  • USA T&F Junior Long Jump champion
  • 4 x 100 meter high school relay team finished second at nationals
  • Three-sport athlete in high school (Track & Field, Volleyball and Swimming)

Off the Field

  • Was also recruited by North Carolina
  • Ran against two-time Olympic Gold medalist LaShawn Merritt in high school


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