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Q&A: Desiree Garland gets gold for Pitt

Senior Desiree Garland claimed Pitt’s first gold medal in the 400-meter run at the ACC Indoor Championships this fall (Photo by Divyanka Bhatia | Staff Photographer)

By David Leftwich | Senior Staff Writer

April 6, 2018

Senior Desiree Garland never intended to become a collegiate sprinter — she began her high school career as a jumper. But after she finished with the best 400-meter time in replacement of a missing teammate at one high school meet, Garland’s path as a sprinter was set. She claimed Pitt’s fi...

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