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Women’s cross country dominates Duquesne Duals

Junior Gillian Schriever didn't run this weekend but is expected to lead the women's cross country team this fall. (Photo courtesy of Pitt Athletics)

By Dominic Campbell / Staff Writer

September 4, 2017

On a wet and soggy Saturday morning in Schenley Park, Pitt’s men’s and women’s cross country teams competed in their first races of the year, overcoming the subpar conditions to finish in the top two at the annual Duquesne Duals. The women’s team won the 5k race handily, beating second-place...

Palmer leads Panthers at NCAA Outdoor Championships

Senior hurdler Desmond Palmer made the finals of the 400m hurdles and 110m hurdles, earning first team All-America honors in both events. (Photo Courtesy of Pitt Athletics)

By Dominic Campbell | Staff Writer

June 12, 2017

Last week at historic Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon, Pitt senior Desmond Palmer asserted himself as one of the greatest hurdlers in program history. The stage was the NCAA Outdoor Championships, a place not unfamiliar to Palmer. He has now been to the Championships four times in his career, qualify...

Q&A: Joslin Sellers engineers final success on the track

Joslin Sellers will graduate from Pitt this spring with the school mile record and a degree in chemical engineering. Courtesy of Pitt Athletics

By Mackenzie Rodrigues | Staff Writer

April 11, 2017

Senior distance runner Joslin Sellers has been carving out her spot on the track since the seventh grade. This year, as she finishes up a nearly ten-year running career, she solidified a high-ranking position in Pitt history after finishing the 2016-17 indoor season with not one but two record-breaki...

Eight Panthers earn All-ACC status at ACC Indoor Championships

Pitt senior Desmond Palmer took home a pair of bronze medals at the 2017 ACC Indoor Championships. Courtesy of Barry Schenk | Pitt Athletics

By Dominic Campbell | Staff Writer

February 27, 2017

Although nobody on the Pitt track and field team qualified for the NCAA Indoor Championships, several Panthers made it onto the medal stand at the ACC Indoor Championships last weekend. Overall, eight Pitt athletes achieved All-ACC recognition, 16 set personal bests and two broke school records. Still...

Q&A: Catching up with Gillian Schriever

Gillian Schriever posted a personal best time in the 6k in Pitt's final regular season meet last Friday. Courtesy of Barry Shenck/Pitt Athletics

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor

October 21, 2016

Sophomore Gillian Schriever has led the Pitt cross country team since she arrived on campus. The Tuckerton, New Jersey, native is now entering the ACC Cross Country Championships coming off the best performance of her college career. The Panthers wrapped up their regular season at the Penn St...

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