Pitt's top runners compete for first time this season at UB
Panthers feature their youth in opening meet of 2015
Panthers women ranked 11th in the region and the men 13th heading into the meet.
Panthers look to improve on 2013 finishes.
Pitt's second place team result is best at CMU since at least 2007.
Owens' Career Results
2015: Finished 19th overall at the Duquesne Duals, running a time of 19:34.6 ... Placed at the UB Stampede with a final overall time of 18:51.6.
2014: Placed 13th overall at the UB Stampede Invitational with a time of 19:11.9 ... Ran the 6K in 23:18 and placed 63rd at the Harry Groves Spiked Shoe Invitational ... Placed 53rd at the 5K Notre Dame Invitational with a time of 18:52.1 ... Had her best finish of fourth at the CMU Invitational 5K in 18:52.9 ... Had a personal best 6K time of 23:16.0 and placed 127th at the ACC Championships ... Placed 145th in the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regionals 6K in 23:39 ... Completed the ECAC Championships 5K in a time of 20:06.3 for 81st.
2013: Placed 28th in 19:59.6 in the 5K at the Duquesne Duals ... Ran the 6K in 23:58 and placed 53rd at the Spike Shoe Invite.
2012: Ran 20:16 in the Duquesne Duals to place 29th ... Placed 14th in the Cappy Anderson Meet with a time of 19:45.63.
HIGH SCHOOL: Guided Corry High School's team to an undefeated dual meet record in 2010 and regional title in cross country ... Earned first team all-region for cross country and second team all-region for track ... Seven-time state qualifier in ski racing ... Served as president for the National Honors Society.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Randy and Shelly Owens ... Has one older brother, Cory ... Enrolled in the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences and plans to major in physical therapy.
Perry, Montgomery Picked For All-ACC Academic Cross Country Team
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Cross Country Adds Four In-State Runners For 2015
Women Win One Race At IC4A/ECAC Cross Country Championships
Cross Country Closes Out Season At IC4A/ECAC
Pitt Cross Country Performs Well At Regionals