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Head diving coach Julian Krug says goodbye after 38 years

Pitt diving coach Julian Krug retired after 44 years coaching, including the past 38 with the Panthers. Courtesy of Pitt Athletics.

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor

April 10, 2017

One of the longest-tenured and most accomplished coaches in Pitt Athletics history is leaving the program, as Julian Krug announced his decision to retire Friday after 38 years as the Panthers’ head diving coach. “The intent has been coming on for some time. Face it, I’m 70 years old, I’ve...

Giordano caps college career as four-time All-American diver

Dominic Giordano ended his Pitt career as a four-time All-American and an All-American in all three diving events. Jordan Mondell | Contributing Editor

By Kait French | Staff Writer

March 27, 2017

Dominic Giordano secured his legacy as Pitt’s most decorated diver in program history at the 2017 NCAA Men’s Swimming and Diving Championships over the weekend in Indianapolis. Giordano failed to defend his title Friday in the three-meter dive, but he still made history in the final competiti...

Dominic Giordano places 16th in 1M dive at NCAA Championships

Pitt senior Dominic Giordano finished in 16th place in the one-meter dive on day one of the 2017 NCAA Men's Swimming and Diving Championships. Jordan Mondell | Layout Editor

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor

March 23, 2017

Pitt senior diver Dominic Giordano is already adding to his well-stocked trophy case at the NCAA Men’s Swimming and Diving Championships. Giordano earned Honorable Mention All-American honors on day one of the 2017 NCAA Championships in Bloomington, Indiana, placing 16th in the one-meter springboard div...

Pitt divers excel, but Seminoles swim past Panthers for victory

Pitt first-year Eben Vorster swims for first place Saturday in the 200-meter butterfly. John Hamilton | Visual Editor

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor

January 17, 2017

After inclement weather forced the Denison University Big Red to cancel their trip to Pittsburgh over the weekend, the Pitt swimming and diving teams were left with only one opponent — the formidable Florida State Seminoles. The Panthers picked up several individual wins in both swimming and diving...

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