Ebenezer Belayneh
Ebenezer Belayneh
Year: So.
Hometown: Alexandria, Va.
Events: Throws

PERSONAL BESTS

Discus: 53.03 meters

Shot Put 17.37 meters

55-meters: 8.14

 

2018: OUTDOOR

  • Earned a fifth place finish in the shot put at the USF Bulls Inviational after posting a score of 14.49m. 
  • Finished second in the Shot Put at the New Captains Classic & Combined Events Meet, throwing a 14.73m.
  • Placed fifth in the shot put at the A-10 Outdoor Champions last season after posting a throw of 14.99m.

2018: INDOOR

  • Placed fifth at the Father Diamond Invitational, scoring a 14.48m in the Shot Put. 
  • Placed second in the shot put at the Townson Tiger Invitational, throwing a 14.51m.
  • Earned a top-10 finish at the A-10 Indoor Championships by scoring a 14.52m in the Weight Throw.

 

PRIOR TO VCU

  • Six-time Conference champion at T.C. Williams High School
  • Was a 6A state champion in discus in 2017
  • Three-time national qualifier
  • Named the men’s Field Team MVP three times
  • Set the school record for discus

PERSONAL

Son of Alex and Halkame

Born: August 13, 1999

Siblings: Yohannes

Major: Undecided

Other interests: Basketball and Graphic Design

High school coach: Rodney Johnson