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Panthers back on track

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

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 Panthers return five of the seven athletes that made it to the NCAA Outdoor Championships last...

From Pitt to the pros: Spratling sprints to stardom

Brycen Spratling, a former All-American sprinter at Pitt and holder of multiple world records, still trains alongside the Panthers' sprinters under head coach Alonzo Webb. Stephen Caruso | Assistant Visual Editor

By Ryan Zimba | Staff Writer

April 10, 2017

Brycen Spratling sports Nike shoes, sweatpants and a short-sleeve black-and-blue shirt while warming up for his workout. He slowly trots around the track, bouncing to the beat of the music in his earbuds. An unknowing observer might assume he’s just there for a routine jog. But once he takes off, ...

Kelly finishes first in 5000m at Yellow Jacket Invitational

Pitt track and field competed this weekend in Atlanta, Georgia at the Yellow Jacket Invitational. Courtesy of Pitt Athletics

By Dominic Campbell | Staff Writer

March 20, 2017

With a first-place finish from junior Amy Kelly and several Panthers placing in the top 10, Pitt track and field ran past the competition in Friday’s Yellow Jacket Invitational at Georgia Tech’s George C. Griffin Track in Atlanta. Kelly’s win — her top finish since last April — came in th...

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