Panthers look toward Saturday finals of ACC
Track and Field to compete in the University's first-ever Indoor ACC Championships
Pitt Track and Field will look to set more records as they conclude competition on Saturday
Track and Field will return to VT and YSU for a second time this season
Pitt track and field concludes the two-day meet on Saturday
Top Performances:Shot put- 13.85 meters | Discus- 45.10 meters | Hammer- 42.63 meters | Weight Throw- 17.96 meters
2013-14 Indoor: Lightfoot competed in the women's shot put at the Kent State Golden Flash Gala, setting a new personal record of 13.85 meters, also placed seventh in the weight throw with a distance of 17.04 meters.
2012-13:Finished eighth in both the women's shot put and weight throw with respective distances of 43-01.5 and51-03.75 meters at the Kent State Golden Flash Gala...threw in the Nittany Lion Challenge in the women's shot put and weight throw with distances of 40-09.25 and 54-06.75 meters, finishing 10th in shot put and fourth in weight throw...competed in the Penn State National women's weight throw 20 lb, placing eighth with a distance of 56-04.75, a personal best...placed first in the women's shot put blue division with a distance of 13.41M and second in the women's weight throw blue division with a distance of 17.24M at the Akron Invitational...Competed in both the women's shot put and weight throw at the SPIRE Invitational, taking fifteenth and twenty-third respectively.
2012 Outdoor: Competed at the Charlotte 49er Classicfinishing fourth in the shot put with a throw of 43-6.83...placed fifth in the shot put at the Fred Hardy Invitational throwing 43-7.22 and hitting the Big East standards...threw 45-1.73 in the shot put placing ninth and 136-3.82 in the discus finishing in third at the Sea Ray Relays...set two career bests at the Morgan State Legacy Meet in the discus (147-11.59) and shot put (44-0.34), finishing first and third...claimed a top-five finish at the Fred Hardy Invitational in the discus...competed at the Sea Ray Relays with a top-10 finish in the shot put (45-1.73)...placed in the top 15 in the shot put at the Big East Championships.
2011-12 Indoor: Competed in the shot put at the Spire Invitational placing in the top 15.
High School:Lightfoot took second in shot put and fifth in discus at the OHSAA State Track and Field Championship...was named MVP at the Princeton Invitational and the GMC Conference...holds the school record in discus (136"8) and shot put (44"10)...also a member of the varsity basketball and varsity softball team.
Personal:Born on August 6, 1993...daughter of Todd and Mechelle Dockery...has one brother, Todd Dockery Jr., and two sisters, Tara and Brooklyn Dockery...majoring in criminal justice and forensic science.
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