Heather Lyke and James Conner Honored at Dapper Dan Dinner

Headshot of Heather Lyke in navy blazer and white blouse with script Pitt lapel pin and headshot of James Conner in Pitt football jersey

University of Pittsburgh Director of Athletics Heather Lyke and all-time great Pitt running back James Conner were honored at the 83rd Dapper Dan Dinner & Sports Auction on Feb. 20.

Lyke was named Sportswoman of the Year and Conner was named Sportsman of the Year at the awards dinner and auction, held to celebrate the best in Pittsburgh sports and to benefit the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette’s Dapper Dan Charities.

Lyke has been Pitt’s director of athletics for just under two years, and Conner now plays for the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Visit Pitt Athletics news site for a photo gallery and more coverage of the award ceremony.