Pitt's second place team result is best at CMU since at least 2007.
Pitt competes in its only race in Pittsburgh this year.
There will be four ranked women's teams and two on the men's side at the Harry Groves Spiked Shoe Invitational, hosted by Penn State.
Cross Country heads up to the UB Stampede Invite, hosted by SUNY Buffalo, and across to Seton Hill for the SHU Griffin Classic.
Panthers to Make ACC Debut Friday at Wake Forest
Del Paino's Career Results
2015: Placed at the Duquesne Duals with a time of 20:58.1 ... Finished 39th overall with a time of 20:47.5 at the Saint Vincent Invitational ... Placed at the CMU Invitational with a final time of 20:27.1.
2014: Placed 19th overall at the UB Stampede Invite with a time of 19:34.08 ... Ran the 6K in 23:24 and placed 69th at the Harry Groves Invite ... Placed 47th at the 5K Notre Dame Invitational with a time of 18:46.3 ... Finished 16th at the CMU Invitational in a time of 19:29.3 ... Completed the ECAC Championships 5K in 19:14.7 for 49th place.
2013: Placed 17th in the 5K in 19:27.4 at the Duquesne Duals ... Ran the 6K in 23:16 and placed 40th at the Spike Shoe Invite ... Placed 176th overall in the 5K with a time of 20:14.4 at the Notre Dame Invite ... Ran the 6K in 23:54.9 and placed 77th at Pre-Nationals ... Placed 133rd in the 6K with a time of 24:09.7 at the ACC Championships.
2012: Finished eighth at the Duquesne Duals with a time of 19:04 ... Ran 18:50.08 to place third at the Cappy Anderson Invitational ... Placed 67th with a time of 23:30 at the Paul Short Invitational ... Ran 22:03.43 at the Leopard Invitational to place 15th ... At the Big East Championships ran 23:30.21 ... Placed 82nd with a time of 22:42 at the Mid-Atlantic Region Championships ... Finished 45th at the ECAC/IC4A Championship with a time of 19:42.3.
HIGH SCHOOL: Del Piano's high school team went undefeated during her four years and placed first at the state meet three times ... Won GMC team titles during her freshman and sophomore years for cross country ... GMC individual champion as both a junior and senior for cross country ... Placed fifth at the New Jersey Meet of Champions ... Four-time All-Area selection and an All-American in track during her junior year.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Patrick and Denise Del Piano ... Has three siblings: Justin, Lindsay and Brianna ... Enrolled in the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences and plans to major in exercise science.
Women Place Seventh, Men 14th at NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional
Cross Country Readies for NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional
Women Place Ninth, Men 13th at ACC Cross Country Championship Meet
Cross Country Ready for ACC Championship Meet
Men's and Women's Cross Country Regionally Ranked Heading into Championship Season
Women Place Third, Men Sixth at Princeton Invitational