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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

Redshirt sophomore catcher KK Esparza celebrates a home run during Friday evening’s game against Louisville at Vartabedian Field.

Photos: Pitt softball falters against Louisville

By Pamela Smith, Contributing Editor April 1, 2024

Pitt softball ended the weekend with a 1-2 record against the Louisville Cardinals. The Panthers narrowly lost 2-3 on Friday evening despite putting up early runs in the first and second inning. Pitt’s...

The upgrades to the Petersen Sports Complex and Vartabedian Field have led the ACC to choose Pitt as the host of the 2022 ACC Softball Tournament.

Pitt’s Vartabedian Field to Host 2022 ACC Softball Championship

By Stephen Thompson, Senior Staff Writer June 23, 2021
Pitt’s Vartabedian Field, the home of Panthers softball, will host the 2022 ACC Softball Championship, the program announced last Wednesday. It will be the first time Pitt has ever hosted the annual championship tournament.
Senior third baseman McKayla Taylor (15) scored the first run during Pitt’s 6-4 victory over Kent State. (Photo by John Hamilton | Managing Editor)

Panthers put out Golden Flashes, 6-4

By Michael Nitti | Staff Writer April 19, 2018

Pitt softball moved to within two games of first place in the ACC coastal division after winning their second game in a row, 6-4, against the Kent State Golden Flashes Wednesday. Coming off a series...

Senior pitcher Matt Pidich (41) pitched six scoreless innings against the Massachusetts Minutemen in one of five games for the Sunshine State Classic Series in Kissimmee, Florida, last week. (TPN File Photo)

Touching base with the Panthers after break

By Max Sirianni | Staff Writer March 13, 2018

Spring break was anything but for the Pitt baseball and softball teams, as both found themselves involved in heated competition over the past week. Both teams found mixed results, the baseball team earning...

Senior third baseman Nick Banman (29) hit eight home runs in the 2017 season. (John Hamilton | Managing Editor)

Panthers swing in to spring: Baseball and softball preview

By Michael Nitti | For the Pitt News February 16, 2018

While the Pirates just sent their pitchers and catchers down to Bradenton, Florida, for spring training, the Pitt baseball and softball teams are already getting started in their 2018 campaigns. Both...

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