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Live Wire Feature: Men's Track in the Spotlight




Feb. 22, 2013

Men's Track Live Wire Feature

PITTSBURGH - As members of the men's track and field team prep for the NCAA National Championship Meet, Pitt Live Wire sat down with the Brycen Spratling, Carvin Nkanata, Micah Murray and head coach Alonzo Webb to recap the Big East Championship Meet and as they look ahead to NCAA's.

Spratling and Nkanata, along with the 4x400 meter team shined at the Big East meet last weekend as they captured individual championship titles. Spratling set an NCAA record in the 500 meter dash and ran the world's third fastest time, while Nkanata and the 4x400 team set Big East records in the 200 and the 4x400. During the live wire feature, they talk about what led them to sueccess at the meet and what they do to prepare for competition. 

The National Championship Meet will be held at the University of Arkansas from March 8-9, and the Panthers have the hopes to capture individual titles in the 200, 400 and the 4x400.