June 10, 2013
THIS WEEK IN PANTHERS ATHLETICS
Monday, June 10, 2013
UPCOMING PITT SPORTS SCHEDULE (Complete Schedule)
There are no upcoming athletic events this week
PITT ATHLETE OF THE WEEK:
Track and Field: Carvin Nkanata. Nkanata garnered First Team All-American honors in the 200 meter dash at the NCAA National Championship Meet by finishing 7th overall. In the semifinals on Thursday, Nkanata ran a lifetime best of 20.29 which qualified him for the finals. He posted a 20.47 in the finals on Saturday. (Read more).
OTHER TOP PITT WEEKLY PERFORMANCES:
Track and Field: Elizabeth Kline: Kline concluded her stellar career by placing 20th in the heptathlon at the NCAA National Championship Meet. She won her heat of the 800 meter run and finished 5th overall in that event. Kline also established two personal records in Eugene by clearing 1.66m in the high jump, and throwing 30.63m in the javelin. (Read more).
Track and Field: Brycen Spratling: Spratling earned Second Team All-American honors at the NCAA National Championship Meet by placing 16th overall in the 400 meter dash. Spratling ran a time of 46.59 out of lane eight and finished 4th in his heat. (Read more).
The ACC’s streak of first-round MLB draft picks was extended to 22 consecutive years in last weeks draft. The Miami Marlins selected UNC’s third baseman Colin Moran sixth overall, and dating back to 1992, at least one student-athlete from an ACC school has been taken in the opening round.
PITT PANTHERS TELEVISION SCHEDULE (Comcast Channels 188 or 210)
Entire Broadcast Schedule Link
Sunday, June 16
Gymnastics vs. North Carolina (replay), 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Gymnastics vs. Michigan State (replay), 12:30-2 p.m.
Gymnastics vs. Auburn (replay), 2-3:30 p.m.
Gymnastics vs. North Carolina (replay), 3:30-5 p.m.
Men’s Basketball vs. Oakland (replay), 5-7
For more information, please contact the Pitt Athletic Media Relations Office at (412) 648-8240.
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Mike Young named to Men's Basketball Oversight Committee