April 5, 2012
PITTSBURGH-The University of Pittsburgh men’s track and field team will send student-athletes to a pair of meets this weekend. The Panthers will compete at the Pepsi Florida Relays in Gainesville, Fla., and at the Colonial Relays in Williamsburg, Va.
The Panthers are fresh off a successful weekend that saw them compete in two different meets at the Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays in Austin, Texas, and the Fred Hardy Invitational in Richmond, Va.
In the field events, senior Kurt Barnhart posted a personal best in the discus throw with a toss of 49.65 meters while also finishing second in the hammer throw (50.80 meters).
Last year at the Colonial Relays, senior Dontave Cowsette finished third in the 800-meter run while Lowery turned in a third place finish in the 400-meter hurdles. Junior Josiah Rupert finished eighth in the javelin with a throw of 53.96 meters.