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Despite it being her first collegiate meet, first year Haley Brechwald gave an outstanding performance in the gymnastics home meet against Oregon State last Saturday night. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Visual Editor)

Panthers Spotlight: Haley Brechwald, Andin Fosam

By Dominic Campbell | Staff Writer January 18, 2018

The Pitt women’s gymnastics and track and field teams were both in action over the first weekend of the new semester. One of the program’s most established stars lifted the Panthers on the track, while...

Nina Crawford ran in the 4x400 meter race at the CMU Invitational March 25. (Photo by Anna Bongardino | Staff Photographer)

Panthers back on track

By Dominic Campbell | Staff Writer December 7, 2017

After breaking six school records during the 2016-17 season, the Pitt track and field team enters this season needing to retool after the departure of several key contributors from last year’s team. The...

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)

Palmer leads Panthers at NCAA Outdoor Championships

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...

Pitt senior Desmond Palmer qualified for the NCAA Championships for the fourth time in his career last week at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds in Lexington,
 Kentucky. (Photo Courtesy of Pitt Athletics)

Panthers prepare for NCAA Championships

By Ryan Zimba | Sports Editor June 6, 2017

Pitt junior thrower Andin Fosam nervously watched the conclusion of the hammer throw last week at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds in Lexington, Kentucky, as she clung to one of the last NCAA Championship...

For the first time in his college career, senior sprinter Desmond Palmer qualified in two individual events, the 400m and 110m hurdles. Courtesy of Barry Schenk | Pitt Athletics

Seven Panthers qualify for NCAA Championships

By Dominic Campbell | Staff Writer May 29, 2017

The Pitt Track and Field team had a successful weekend at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds in Lexington, Kentucky and qualified seven runners for the NCAA Outdoor Championships held in Eugene, Oregon. On...

The Pitt track and field team traveled to Kentucky last weekend for the Louisville Invitational. Anna Bongardino | Staff Photographer

Glick, Newkirk, Palmer win at Louisville Invitational

By Dominic Campbell | Staff Writer April 17, 2017

The Pitt track and field team traveled to the Bluegrass State this weekend for Louisville Invitational. In the city famous for the Kentucky Derby, first-year Drew Glick, junior Quadaisha Newkirk and...

Junior Quadaisha Newkirk finished second as part of the women's 4x400 team at the 2017 Pepsi Florida Relays.  Anna Bongardino | Staff Photographer

Pitt track travels to Florida, California

By Dominic Campbell | Staff Writer April 3, 2017

The Panthers scattered over the country this weekend, with the the track and field team splitting up across three different meets in two different states. The majority of athletes made their way to...

Josh Falk is The Pitt News' Panther of the Month for two sparkling starts against ACC rivals this March. Anna Bongardino | Staff Photographer

TPN Panthers of the Month: Andin Fosam and Josh Falk

Andin Fosam Andin Fosam, a junior thrower from Robbinsville, New Jersey, had already proved before March that she was one of the best throwers in the ACC. After this month, though, Fosam now is considered...

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

Eight Panthers earn All-ACC status at ACC Indoor Championships

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 senior Desmond Palmer rounds the track during his record-setting 600-meter victory Jan. 14 at the Nittany Lion Challenge. Courtesy of Barry Schenk / Pitt Athletics

Desmond Palmer sets school record in 600m at Nittany Lion Challenge

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor January 17, 2017

Pitt senior Desmond Palmer is already a two-time NCAA All-American hurdler. Competing in the 600-meter race for the first time on Saturday, he proved he’s capable of making history as a traditional sprinter,...

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