Men's Track & Field

Mark Buda
Mark Buda
Year: Senior
Hometown: Pittsburgh, Pa.
High School: Mount Lebanon
Position: Throws

2017 Outdoor: Second Team All-Ivy … NCAA Regional Qualifier … placed second in the javelin at the Ivy League Championship with a personal best toss of 221-3 … took 17 in the javelin at the NCAA East Preliminary … won the javelin at the Rider Invitational … runner-up in the javelin at the Virginia Challenge … fourth in the event at the IC4A Championship. 

2016 Outdoor: NCAA regional qualifier … competed in the javelin at the NCAA East Preliminary … third in the javelin (211-7) at the Ivy League Championship … won the javelin at the Brown Springtime Open and the Ocean State Invitational … fifth in the javelin at the Raleigh Relays … runner-up at the George Davis Invite. 

2015 Outdoor: Placed fifth in the javelin at the Ivy League Championship with a toss of 196-4 … won the javelin at the Mark Young Invitational and Sam Howell Invitational … posted five top-five finishes in the javelin during the season. 

2014 Outdoor: Placed seventh in the javelin at the Ivy Championships and qualified for the IC4A Championships … won the javelin at the Brown Springtime Open … posted three top-five finishes during the season … placed sixth in the javelin at the Raleigh Relays with a toss of 195-04.00.

Before Brown: A four-year letterwinner in track & field at Mount Lebanon High School … team MVP … Donley Mollenauer MVP Award … Almanac Advertiser Premier Athlete Track & Field MVP … second at Western State Championships in javelin as a senior … USATF All-American and seventh at USATF Nationals as a junior … also lettered in football.

Personal: Born on June 16, 1994 … son of Cynthia and Christopher Buda … has three brothers, Andrew, JT and Trevor ... concentrating in environmental science.

College Personal Bests:
Javelin - 67.45m (O)