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Q&A with sole sisters: From course to track, Vlasics have each other’s back

Sisters Melanie and Mikaela Vlasic compete on Pitt’s track and cross country teams together. (Photo by Wenhao Wu | Assistant Visual Editor)

By Dominic Campbell | Staff Writer

October 19, 2017

Even though senior Melanie Vlasic is finishing up her final seasons with the women’s cross country and track and field teams, she has one particular teammate to look out for — her younger sister, Mikaela Vlasic. The Vlasic sisters hail from Hatfield, where they attended North Penn High School...

Fall sports preview: Cross country

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

By Dominic Campbell | Staff Writer

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 year and rise up the rankings in the difficult Atlantic Coast Conference. Each fell toward the middl...

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