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No. 6 Pitt volleyball suffers second-round upset to Cincinnati

No. 6 Pitt volleyball suffers second-round upset to Cincinnati

By Alex Lehmbeck, Staff Writer

December 8, 2019

Pitt’s historic season came to a shocking and heartbreaking end on Saturday, losing to the Cincinnati Bearcats in five sets at the Petersen Events Center.

Pitt volleyball breezes past Bison in Tournament opener, 3-0

Pitt volleyball breezes past Bison in Tournament opener, 3-0

By Alex Lehmbeck, Staff Writer

December 6, 2019

Pitt volleyball started the 2019 NCAA Tournament with an emphatic statement, sweeping the Howard Bison 3-0 at the Petersen Events Center on Friday night.

Pitt volleyball enters NCAA Tournament with chip on its shoulder

Pitt volleyball enters NCAA Tournament with chip on its shoulder

By Alex Lehmbeck, Staff Writer

December 6, 2019

Pitt volleyball was arguably given a raw deal by receiving a No. 6 seed in the NCAA Tournament. But the Panthers are eager to prove that the program is worthy of respect, starting Friday against Howard.

Backyard Maul: Pitt wrestling dominates WVU 29-6

Backyard Maul: Pitt wrestling dominates WVU 29-6

By Jack Clay, Staff Writer

December 6, 2019

No. 10 Pitt wrestling strolled out of WVU Coliseum with a dominant victory that saw its wrestlers pick up eight wins, three of them as major decisions and one more as a technical fall.

Projecting Pitt volleyball’s path to the Final Four

Projecting Pitt volleyball’s path to the Final Four

By Alex Lehmbeck, Staff Writer

December 4, 2019

Pitt hasn’t won a national championship in any sport since 1976. But with the volleyball team looking dominant entering tournament play, a potential — albeit extremely challenging — path exists to break that streak.

Volleyball earns No. 6 seed, opens tournament vs. Howard Friday

Volleyball earns No. 6 seed, opens tournament vs. Howard Friday

By Stephen Thompson, Assistant Sports Editor

December 2, 2019

The NCAA revealed its official bracket Sunday night for the NCAA Volleyball Tournament and Pitt (29-1 overall, 18-0 ACC) — despite finishing the regular season with a No. 2 ranking in the American Volleyball Coaches Association poll — earned a No. 6 overall seed by the selection committee.

Volleyball defends unfamiliar homecourt vs. FSU

Volleyball defends unfamiliar homecourt vs. FSU

By Stephen Thompson, Assistant Sports Editor

November 22, 2019

Pitt volleyball has built a reputation as today’s most dominant Panthers team, and their undefeated conference record and No. 2 ranking backs that claim up. But only one thing has proven capable of slowing down the Panther

Pitt beats Lehigh 2-0 in first ever NCAA Tournament win

Pitt beats Lehigh 2-0 in first ever NCAA Tournament win

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

November 22, 2019

The Pitt men’s soccer team won its first NCAA Tournament game ever, defeating Lehigh 2-0 Thursday night at Ambrose Urbanic Field in the first round.

Pitt secures signees across three sports

Pitt secures signees across three sports

By Sean Tierney, Staff Writer

November 20, 2019

Several Pitt commitments became official on Tuesday when recruits for the lacrosse, wrestling and basketball programs inked letters of intent during the NCAA’s early signing period.

No. 3 Ohio State wrestling takes down No. 15 Pitt, 23-12

No. 3 Ohio State wrestling takes down No. 15 Pitt, 23-12

By Jack Clay, Staff Writer

November 16, 2019

The up-and-coming Panthers hosted No. 3 Ohio State today in the Fitzgerald Field House in what could end up as their toughest test of the season.

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