In a single weekend, Heather Lyke went from a reported candidate to Pitt’s new athletic director. Lyke left Eastern Michigan, where she’d been AD since 2013, for the job vacated by Scott Barnes earlier this year. So, heading into her first on-the-job media conference on Monday, there was a lot of ground to cover. Here’s a lightly edited transcript of her Q-and-A session, along with some responses from chancellor Patrick Gallagher, who was sitting alongside Lyke at the Pedersen Event Center. -SEAN GENTILLE, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette- Read More
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