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Fall sports preview: Cross country

Junior Gillian Schriever will be returning this fall for her third season. (Photo Courtesy of Barry Shenck/Pitt Athletics)
July 18, 2017

About a month and a half from the start of the season, the men’s and women’s cross country teams are well into their training for the upcoming season. Both squads are preparing to build off last...

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)
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...

Panthers prepare for NCAA Championships

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)
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...

Seven Panthers qualify for NCAA Championships

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
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...

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
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...

Gillian Schriever places 106th in NCAA Championships

Gillian Schriever placed 106th at the NCAA National Cross Country Championships | Courtesy Barry Schenk
November 20, 2016

After becoming Pitt’s only cross-country runner to qualify for the NCAA Championships this season, sophomore Gillian Schriever placed 106th out of 250 runners in the 6k with a time of 20:52.1 over the...

Pitt’s Gillian Schriever to race in NCAA Cross Country Championship

Gillian Schriever is the second ever Pitt runner to race as an individual competitor in the NCAA Cross Country Championship. Photo courtesy of Pitt Athletics
November 13, 2016

Sophomore runner Gillian Schriever told The Pitt News two weeks ago that she’s had to push herself to achieve the unlikely. After placing 41st out of 131 competitors in last year’s ACC Championships,...

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
October 20, 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...

TPN Panthers of the Week: Gillian Schriever and George Aston

Pitt fullback George Aston celebrates after scoring a touchdown. Jeff Ahearn | Senior Staff Photographer
September 13, 2016

Gillian Schriever - Women’s Cross Country Sophomore runner Gillian Schriever continued her dominant start to her second year at the Tommy Evans Invitational on Friday in Akron, Ohio. The women’s...

Schriever leads Pitt cross country to clean sweep in Akron

Sophmore Gillian Schriever racing towards the finish line  last season at the University of Minnesota. (Courtesy of Pitt Athletics)
September 10, 2016

The Pitt men’s and women’s cross country teams built off a strong showing at the Duquesne Duals last week to sweep the Tommy Evans Invitational in Akron, Ohio, Friday night. The men’s team placed...

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