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Pitt men’s club lacrosse is waiting on permission from the University to play a 14-game slate in the spring.

Club sports navigate pandemic protocols, heavily modified seasons

By Dalton Miller, Staff Writer February 3, 2021
COVID-19 restrictions forced club sports to abandon or dramatically alter their fall plans. While some found ways to practice last semester, spring plans don’t seem much clearer than when the school year started.
Students gather outside the $13.2 million Pitt Sports Dome for the official ribbon-cutting ceremony.

Pitt club, intramural teams concerned about planned Sports Dome demolition

By Alex Lehmbeck, Senior Staff Writer July 28, 2020
Several Pitt club and intramural teams, faced with the prospect of losing their home playing field on upper campus, have asked the University to halt the planned demolition of the Sports Dome and reconsider its Victory Heights redevelopment plan.
Danger (pictured) and En Sabah Nur of Pitt are both projected to attend college nationals.

Pitt club ultimate bides time in hope for Championships

By Hope Matyas, Staff Writer March 26, 2020
Club Nationals is held annually over Memorial Day weekend — hopefully, safe from Pitt’s cancellation of all club sport competitions until the end of the 2019-20 school year due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
Pitt club men’s lacrosse played a 14-game regular season in 2019, weathering a plethora of tough opponents to finish 7-7 and qualify for the Continental Lacrosse Conference playoffs.

Men’s lacrosse hungry for wins — and wings — in 2020

By Marshall Worth, Staff Writer February 27, 2020
Whether it's downing nearly 1,000 wings in an hour or tearing through its first two opponents, Pitt men's club lacrosse has embraced a culture of tenacity on the field and camaraderie off it.
The Pitt club squash team has been around since last year, but just became competitive this season.

Pitt club squash making a racquet in Oakland

By Griffin Floyd, Staff Writer October 23, 2019
Thanks to a couple underclassmen, the sport of squash has gained a foothold at Pitt with the introduction of a club team this fall.
Pitt club football is in the National Club Football Association in the Mid-Atlantic West conference.

Club football open doors for unfamed footballers in fourth year

By Michael Elesinmogun, Staff Writer October 9, 2019
Most students on a Tuesday or Thursday night are winding down for the night — but not senior Tyler Spalt. He’s warming up for two hours of full-contact practice ahead of his next football game. But he won’t be playing under the bright lights of Heinz Field on Saturday.
The club mens’ basketball team.

Men’s club basketball makes vengeful return to national championship tournament

By Ben Bobeck , Staff Writer April 4, 2019
Pitt club men’s basketball lost last year’s National Club Basketball Championship Tournament in heartbreaking fashion, blowing a 15-point lead in the final 10 minutes. This year, they return to South Bend with revenge in mind.
Five of the Pitt Sailing Club’s six Flying Junior sailboats pictured at Lake Arthur in Moraine State Park.

Sail to Pitt: PSC thrives on and off campus

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor November 15, 2018
Despite the University’s lack of space for boat-based activities, the Pitt Sailing Club is indeed alive and thriving, with a membership of 62 students.
The hip-hop ensemble Controlled Chaos poses in black and denim outfits for a photoshoot. The group currently has 10 full-time members. (Photo courtesy of Mia Krawczel)

Dance group exhibits Controlled Chaos

By Alexa Marzina, Staff Writer August 30, 2018
Controlled Chaos is an on-campus dance group that explores several styles of hip-hop. The group is open to all students on campus, and holds several performances throughout the year.
The Pitt Quidditch Club holds a practice game at the Charles L. Cost Sports Center in February 2016. (TPN file photo)

QC Pitt brings magic to campus Muggles

By Nick Carlisano, Staff Writer August 26, 2018
QC Pitt, the campus club quidditch team, is very real — and preparing to soar to its first Quidditch World Cup in several years. QC Pitt’s origins stem from several students’ discovery of the sport on YouTube in 2008.
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