Palmer and Thompson will represent Pitt at Nationals
Palmer and Thompson qualify for NCAA National Championship Meet again
Panthers look to qualify for National Championship Meet this weekend
Panthers land three in 400MH finals
Pitt will contend for numerous individual titles
2014Outdoor:Recorded a distance of 51.29M in discus at the ECAC/IC4A...Posted a 53.66M in the hammer throw at the ACC Championships.
2013-14 Indoor: Springman competed in the Kent State Golden Flash Gala in the women's shot put (9.75 meters) and weight throw (17.74 meters)...Tossed a personal-best 18.58M in the weight throw at the ACC Championships.
2013 Outdoor:Competed in the Charlotte 49er Classic in the women's discus and hammer, finishing fourth and ninth. Springman threw for distances of 149-06(discus) and 149-07(hammer). Competed at the Aggie Invitational in the women's discus and hammer, throwing for a distance of 40.20 and 51.31meters; placing second in the hammer throw...Competed at the Big East Outdoor Championships in the women's discus throwing for a distance of 45.70, finishing in seventh...Set a new personal record in the discus at the ECAC/IC4A Championships throwing for a distance of 47.32 meters, placing eighth overall.
2012-13 Indoor:Competed in the Women's weight throw at the Kent State Golden Flash Gala, finishing seventh with a collective distance of 51-10.75 meters...placed third in the women's weight throw at the Tiffin Carnival with a distance of 16.44M...competed at the Penn State National in the women's weight throw 20 lb placing seventh with a distance of 57-03.75, a personal best...at the Akron Invitational, Springman placed fifth in the women's weight throw blue division with a distance of 16.54M and seventh in the mixed discus throw blue division with a distance of 41.15M...Placed eleventh in the women's weight throw at the SPIRE Invitational with a total distance of 57-0.25 meters.
2011-12 Outdoor: Placed firstin the discus at the Early Bird Invitational with a career-best throw of 138-9.35...posted a top-10 finish in the discus at the Fred Hardy Invitational throwing 41.65M...competed in the discus at the Charlotte 49er Classic with throw of 127-3.55...posted a top-20 finish in the discus at the Big East Championships.
High School: Springman placed two times in the AAA State Champs discus as she broke her school record...named the three-time district champion discus and two-time regional champion discus...she received the two-time all-state discus title...also was a member of the swim team, where she broke the school record in the 200M relay...was the president of the creative writing club...was also a track and field captain her senior year.
Personal: Born on March 1, 1993...daughter of Michael and Tracey Springman...has one brother, Trevor and one sister, Mary...majoring in English literature and sociology.
Four Panthers Named to All-ACC Academic Outdoor Track & Field Team
Recapping the USA and Jamaican National Meets
Six Panthers Participate in Track and Field National Meets
Desmond Palmer Places Eighth in 400mH National Finals
Evann Thompson Earns Honorable Mention All-America Accolades
Desmond Palmer Advances to NCAA National Finals in 400mH