Palmer wins his heat; Thompson takes second
Panthers look to qualify for National Championship Meet this weekend
Palmer runs a career-best 49.41 to win 400MH
Gallaher sets Decathlon school record
Pitt will contend for numerous individual titles
2014Outdoor:Recorded a distance of 50.31 in the javelin throw at the Virginia Challenge.
2013-14 Indoor: Did not compete.
2013 Outdoor:Competed in the Charlotte 49er Classic in the women's javelin placing first, throwing a distance of 153-03...Set a new personal record in the javelin throwing for a distance of 47.50 at the ECAC/IC4A Championships, placing second.
2011-12 Outdoor: Competed in the Early Bird Invitational placing second in the javelin with a throw of 142-11.35...claimed second place in the javelin at the Charlotte 49er Classic with a throw of 142-11.35...placed sixth in the javelin at the Big East Championships...finished fifth in the javelin at the ECAC Championships with a career-best throw of 147-2.92 meters.
High School: Slaney placed 3rdin the PIAA State Championship in Shippensburg, Pa., with her high school record-breaking 137-0 javelin toss (previous record, 134)...Canon McMillan High School...earned fourth place at the WPIAL meet...set her personal best of 137-3 at the state meet...placed second in the Pine Richland Invitational...took third in the PA 3A State Meet.
Personal: Born on March 23, 1993...daughter of Joe and Jan Slaney...has two sisters, Caitlin (25) and Emma (17)...majoring in 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