Women Place Second, Men Third at Season Opener
Panthers look to improve on 2013 finishes.
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.
Finikiotis' Career Results
2014: Placed seventh overall, and was third Pitt female, in the SHU Griffin Classic in 21:38.7 ... Ran the 6K in 23:35 and placed 74th at the Harry Groves Invite ... Placed 59th with a time of 19:00.0 at the 5K Notre Dame Invitational ... Had a solid showing at the CMU Invitational with a ninth place finish in 19:13.8 ... Placed 132nd in a time of 23:48.7 at the ACC Championships 6K ... Was 67th in a time of 19:50.6 at the ECAC Championships 5K.
2013: Placed 40th in the 5K in 20:44 at the Duquesne Duals ... Ran the 6K in 24:55 and placed 63rd at the Spike Shoe Invite ... Placed 69th at the CMU Invite in the 5K with a time of 21:02.6.
HIGH SCHOOL: Cross country team captain ... Class AA WPIAL third in mile and second in the 800 meter race ... 12th place in PIAA Class A State Mile.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Michael and Lori Finikiotis ... Has one older sister, Lauren ... Majoring in biomedical engineering.
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Pitt's Schriever Posts Personal Record at Penn State Open
Pitt Cross Country in Action at PSU National Open
Zeh Named ACC Cross Country Co-Performer of the Week
Pitt Women's Cross Country Wins CMU Invitational