Sept. 1, 2012
PITTSBURGH-The University of Pittsburgh men's and women's cross country teams opened its season in the Duquesne Duals on Saturday at Schenley Park.
The men's cross country team finished 4-1 in its head-to-head meets, which included wins over: Carnegie Mellon, St. Vincent College, Youngstown State and Robert Morris with Panthers falling to Duquesne.
On the women's side, the Panthers finished 3-1 in their head-to-head meets with wins over: Youngstown State, Carnegie Mellon and Robert Morris. The lady Panthers also suffered a defeat to Duquesne.
Amber McAteer paced the pack of three top-10 finishers for the Panthers. She crossed the finish line in seventh place (19:03), quickly followed by Cayla DelPiano in eighth (19:04) and Rachael Brown in ninth (19:04). Six other lady Panthers placed in the top 25 for the event.
Pitt returns to action on Saturday, Sept. 15, in Princess Anne, Md. to compete in the Cappy Anderson Invitational.
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