Christian Duckworth, Ryan Podnar Sign Letters of Intent With CMU

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North Allegheny senior track and field athletes Christian Duckworth and Ryan Podnar both signed their letters of intent on Friday evening to continue their academic and athletic career at Carnegie Mellon University.

Duckworth is coming off a second-place performance in the Pole Vault at the WPIAL Class AAA Team Championship on Wednesday. Podnar has also been a contributing member North Allegheny’s WPIAL runner-up squad in 2022. Additionally, Podnar runs Cross Country for NA and took third place in the 3000m run for the NA indoor track and field team at the TSTCA championship in February.

Duckworth and Podnar will join a CMU program that finished in second place in the University Athletic Association.

Duckworth will major in Architecture with a concentration in Real Estate Development and Podnar will major in International Relations at Carnegie Mellon University. Both are pictured above with North Allegheny head coach John Neff.