Pitt track and field members find success in final tune-up
Select members participate in final tune-up before conference championships
Panthers run past Minnesota and UNC for 4x4 title
Panthers continue to make strides moving towards championship season
Men's 4x400 meter relay team takes first place
Chris Spadaro's Top Times/Distances
2014 Outdoor: Acheived three Outdoor personal bests at the UNC Relays: 100M (11.29), 200m (22.93), and triple jump (13.19M) ... Posted a 6.83m effort in the long jump at the Bison Classic ... Finished the 4x400m relay at the Raleigh Relays in 3:25.87.
2013-14 Indoor: Placed second in the men's long jump (6.65m) and fourth in the triple jump (13.87m) at the Kent State Golden Flash Gala ... Also competed in the men's 60m dash (7.25) and the 200m dash (22.84) at the same meet ... Triple jump, 60m, and 200m were all personal bests ... Set his PR in the long jump at the ACC Championships (7.12m) ... Set his top mark in the 400m at the YSU National Invite (52.06).
High School: Spadaro is the indoor school record holder for the long jump and triple jump at Council Rock South ... Team captain as a junior and senior ... First team SOL national long jump and second team SOL national triple jump ... SOL national champion in the long jump ... Competed at the Penn Relays in the long jump ... Competed at the New Balance indoor and outdoor nationals ... Finished in seventh-place at the indoor states in the triple jump as a junior ... Started competing in track and field as a sophomore ... Member of the national honor society ... Member of the national English Honor Society ... Member of the future business leaders of America ... Intermural soccer coach and three-year varsity soccer player.
Personal: Son of Ruth and Michael Spadaro ... Has one brother, Michael, who currently attends Johns Hopkins University ... Majoring in business ... Once touched the Great Pyramids of Egypt.
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