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Football: Former Pitt punter gets NFL shot with Atlanta

Football: Former Pitt punter gets NFL shot with Atlanta
May 20, 2014

When he found out that he would be a professional football player, Matt Yoklic and his family were watching TV.It was Saturday evening on May 10. The NFL draft had ended, and the former Pitt punter, his...

Track and Field: Men’s relay team prepares for NCAAs

Track and Field: Men’s relay team prepares for NCAAs
May 20, 2014

The Pitt men’s track and field 4x400 relay team has run rampant over its competition this year and, as its season nears its climax, has no plans of slowing down.This past weekend headlined the sport’s...

Baseball: Pitt makes mark in first ACC season

Baseball: Pitt makes mark in first ACC season
May 20, 2014

Last season, the Pitt baseball team set a program record for wins, so it was only natural that the Panthers would face some regression this year. Between losing two of the team’s best players — catcher...

Wrestling: Pitt to host 2015 ACC Championship

May 15, 2014

Pitt will host the ACC Wrestling Championship next year, the conference announced in a release, Thursday.Happening on March 8, it will be the first conference tournament Pitt puts on as a member of its...

Men’s Basketball: Lamar Patterson to attend NBA Combine

Men's Basketball: Lamar Patterson to attend NBA Combine
May 13, 2014

Lamar Patterson will be among the 60 professional prospects attending the NBA Draft Combine, the league announced on Monday.The event begins Wednesday in Chicago with interviews involving team personnel,...

Softball: Disappointing season has Pitt looking forward

Softball: Disappointing season has Pitt looking forward
May 13, 2014

The 2014 season was a trying time for the Pitt softball team.Pitt embarked on its first season in the Atlantic Coast Conference with high hopes but ultimately struggled to string together consecutive victories,...

Feature: Pitt women’s club lacrosse completes season with perfect ending

All club and recreational sports teams and student groups will have access to the $13.2 million Pitt Sports Dome. Photo courtesy of Clare Sherry
May 11, 2014

Success in lacrosse, perhaps more than any other team sport, requires collaboration and a level of mutual, instinctual chemistry between teammates.The field is split into three sections, with rules allowing...

Football: Aaron Donald selected in NFL Draft by St. Louis Rams

May 8, 2014

On Thursday night, Aaron Donald became the first Pitt football player taken in this year’s NFL Draft.The St. Louis Rams picked the defensive lineman 13th, ending a two-year period when no Panthers heard...

Baseball: Pitt maintains momentum, defeats Ohio University in road game

May 8, 2014

Midweek games in college baseball serve a particular purpose for those who play them. Traditionally featuring schools within driving distance that aren’t in the same conference, these one or two-game...

Feature: Pitt students complete marathon feat

Feature: Pitt students complete marathon feat
May 6, 2014

Running a marathon isn’t something a person can just wake up and do. It’s considered one of the ultimate tests of the human body, and pushes mind, body and spirit to the brink. Pitt juniors Jared...

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