Coach Chryst has 15 practices scheduled beginning March 5.
The Pitt football team had 26 student-athletes named to the Big East All-Academic Team, it was announced by the league office.
Women's Swimming and Diving Leads All Squads With 21 Honorees
Myles Caragein is a four-year awardee
2013: Played in all 13 games in special teams capacities...had one tackle on the punt coverage unit at Virginia Tech.
2012: Played in all 13 games, starting one (Gardner-Webb)...primarily a special teams performer...totaled four tackles and a forced fumble on coverage units...Big East All-Academic Football Team honoree.
2011: Provided depth at linebacker...did not play in any games...honored on the Big East All-Academic Football Team.
2010: Joined Pitt as a training camp walk-on and redshirted.
HIGH SCHOOL: Accomplished athlete at Bethel Park, excelling at football and wrestling...2009-10 Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Male High School Athlete of the Year...three-year football starter on offense and defense for Bethel Park...compiled more than 270 career tackles as a linebacker...selected first team All-State Class AAAA by the Pennsylvania Sports Writers...Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Fabulous 22"...Pittsburgh Tribune-Review "Terrific 25"...led team to a combined 26-3 (.897) mark his final two seasons...his junior year Bethel Park went 16-1, winning the WPIAL Class AAAA championship and advancing to the PIAA title game...played under Coach Jeff Metheny...selected to play in the Pennsylvania Scholastic Football Coaches Association (PSFCA) East-West All-Star Game...also a three-time sectional wrestling champion...was the WPIAL heavyweight wrestling champion as a senior and finished third in the state...boasted a career record of 135-22, including a 45-2 mark as a senior...three-time all-academic wrestling selection...National Honor Society.
PERSONAL: Adam Michael Lazenga, born 2/17/92, is the son of Thomas and Linda Lazenga...has two brothers...father played football at Princeton...earned his bachelor's in business finance and is pursuing his MBA in Pitt's Katz Graduate School of Business.
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