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Q&A: Pitt diver Meme Sharp makes history

Senior Meme Sharp will graduate as one of the greatest divers in Pitt’s diving program history. (Photo Courtesy of Pitt Athletics)

By Dominic Campbell | Staff Writer

January 16, 2018

Finishing up her final season on the Pitt diving team, senior diver Meme Sharp will leave a legacy as one the greatest divers in the program’s history. Sharp has acquired a number of accolades and set several records during her diving career at Pitt. She currently holds the record in the 3- an...

Hazelton hired as diving head coach

Pitt Athletic Director Heather Lyke hired two coaches this week, filling vacancies in diving and gymnastics. (Photo by Jordan Mondell | Contributing Editor)

By Ryan Zimba | Sports Editor

June 16, 2017

Pitt Athletic Director Heather Lyke filled another head coaching position Thursday, hiring Katie Hazelton as diving head coach. Hazelton has spent the past four-and-a-half years with the Duke Diving Club and will take over for 38-year head coach Julian Krug, who retired in April. "We are thri...

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...

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