The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Pitt diver Amy Read.

Pitt swim and dive concludes season at NCAA Championships in Atlanta

By Richie Smiechowski, Senior Staff Writer March 30, 2022
Three divers and one swimmer from Pitt went to the NCAA championships over the past two weeks in Atlanta, but none managed to make it past the preliminary stages of the competition.
Pitt defense Brittney Villhauer (25) battles for the ball with an Akron women’s lacrosse player Monday night.

Pitt routs Akron, 18-6, on frigid evening at Highmark Stadium

By Stephen Thompson, Sports Editor March 29, 2022
Fresh off of a competitive loss to the No. 2 team in the nation, Pitt lacrosse was eager to land something other than a moral victory. They did just that against Akron on Monday, winning 18-6 amid frigid early spring temperatures.
Sports Podcast | March Madness

Sports Podcast | March Madness

By Brian Sherry, Jermaine Sykes, and Sinead McDevitt March 29, 2022
Brian Sherry and Jermaine Sykes discuss upcoming March Madness games and their predictions on who will win it all. This podcast was recorded on Friday.
Head football coach Pat Narduzzi smiles during NFL Pro Day last Monday.

‘Pitt is truly home’: Narduzzi signs contract extension through 2030 season

By Dalton Coppola, Assistant Sports Editor March 28, 2022
Athletic director Heather Lyke signed head football coach Pat Narduzzi to a new contract, keeping him in the Steel City through the 2030 season. The financial details of the new pact have not been released to the public.
Pitt senior pitcher Matt Gilbertson (45) pitches during Friday’s game against Clemson.

Panthers rebound, sweep No. 20 Clemson in weather-shortened weekend series

By Jermaine Sykes, Staff Writer March 27, 2022
Weather affected Pitt’s weekend series against Clemson, but the Panthers were still able to sweep the 20th-ranked team in the country. The sweep could be a turning point, as Pitt baseball recovers from losing six out of its last eight.
Pitt junior infielder Brock Franks (11) high fives another player during Friday’s game against Clemson.

Weekend Sports Recap | Pitt beats ranked opponents, qualifies for championships

By Alexander Ganias, Staff Writer March 27, 2022
Pitt teams played five games against ranked schools over the weekend, while other Panthers qualified for regional championships.
Pitt junior attacker Carlie Leach (7) passes a Duquesne player during a game at Highmark Stadium on Sept. 26, 2021.

Pitt falls to reigning national champions Boston College, 19-12

By Richie Smiechowski, Senior Staff Writer March 26, 2022
Despite jumping out to an early lead, Pitt women’s lacrosse fell short to the defending national champions, No. 2 Boston College, losing 19-12 Saturday afternoon at Highmark Stadium.
Pittsburgh quarterback Davis Beville (17) looks to pass against Michigan State during the first half of the Peach Bowl NCAA college football game in Atlanta, Georgia on Thursday, Dec. 30, 2021.

Pitt quarterback Davis Beville enters transfer portal

By Dalton Coppola, Assistant Sports Editor March 24, 2022
Pitt redshirt junior quarterback Davis Beville announced via Twitter on Thursday that he’s entering the transfer portal.
North Carolinas Justin McKoy goes up during practice for the NCAA mens college basketball tournament in Philadelphia on Thursday.

Take 5 | UNC to the Final Four, O’Neill Cruz should be on Pirates’ opening day roster

By The Pitt News Staff March 24, 2022
In this week’s edition of the Take 5, The Pitt News Sports Desk takes a look at a team to watch in the MLB, NFL free agency and more.
Pitt women’s lacrosse player Kierin Ratliff-Kailborne faces off against Duquesne in February.

After standout club career, Ratliff-Kailbourne makes impact at varsity level

By Zack Gibney, Senior Staff Writer March 23, 2022
Despite drawing interest from some smaller schools, she settled on Pitt — a school that didn’t have a varsity lacrosse program at the time, but was a fit in all other regards.
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