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History is Pitt volleyball’s toughest remaining opponent

History is Pitt volleyball’s toughest remaining opponent

By Alex Lehmbeck, Staff Writer

November 6, 2019

After sweeping Duke on Sunday to avenge last year’s loss and earn its best ACC start ever, it feels increasingly like Pitt is competing more with its own history than it is against conference opponents.

Defense carries Pitt over Georgia Tech, 20-10

Defense carries Pitt over Georgia Tech, 20-10

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

November 2, 2019

After committing more turnovers and penalties than their opponent, the Panthers narrowly escaped with a 20-10 win over the Yellow Jackets.

Pitt football’s “Cardiac Cats” steal a win at Duke

Pitt football’s “Cardiac Cats” steal a win at Duke

By Michael Elesimogun, Staff Writer

October 6, 2019

After building a 26-3 lead early in the third quarter, it looked like the Panthers (4-2, 1-1 ACC) were going to cruise over the Duke Blue Devils (3-2, 1-1 ACC) for their first ACC win of the season.

No. 4 Panthers sweep UVA in ACC opener

No. 4 Panthers sweep UVA in ACC opener

By Alex Lehmbeck, Staff Writer

September 25, 2019

Pitt volleyball’s quest for an ACC Championship three-peat got off to a dominant start with a 3-0 victory at Virginia to open conference play.

Coastal Power Rankings: Miami to dethrone Pitt as champs

Coastal Power Rankings: Miami to dethrone Pitt as champs

By Tyler Moran, Staff Writer

August 26, 2019

After stealing the ACC Coastal crown in 2018, the Panthers will be hard-pressed to finish above any of the division’s top three teams this season.

Sweet, Sweet Victory: A Sweet Sixteen Update

Sweet, Sweet Victory: A Sweet Sixteen Update

By Nick Carlisano, Staff Writer

March 25, 2019

The field has been lowered from 64 to 16 and your bracket is probably already broken. If you found yourself missing basketball, don’t worry. We have a look back at the top moments from last weekend and a look at what you can expect in the Sweet 16.

Pitt’s Hermanek set to face former team for first time

By Michael Nitti, Staff Writer

March 18, 2019

After spending 10 years as Ohio University’s head coach, Pitt’s softball head coach will be facing her former team for the first time on Tuesday.

Duke ends Pitt Women’s Basketball season, 86-64

Duke ends Pitt Women’s Basketball season, 86-64

By Dominic Campbell, Staff Wrtier

March 6, 2019

Pitt women’s basketball season ended Wednesday night in an 86-64 loss to Duke. The Panthers finished 11-20 in Lance White’s first season as head coach.

The Devil wears Blue, Pitt hopes to ‘prod-a’ win against Duke

The Devil wears Blue, Pitt hopes to ‘prod-a’ win against Duke

By Alexa Marzina, Staff Wrtier

March 4, 2019

Pitt women’s basketball will be facing Duke in the first round of the ACC tournament on Wednesday. Pitt has lost all 10 of its meetings with Duke dating back to the 2006 season, so odds are not in the Panthers’ favor this tournament season.

Softball’s Gray outlasts change to lead Pitt in senior season

Softball’s Gray outlasts change to lead Pitt in senior season

By Stephen Thompson, Staff Writer

March 4, 2019

If it weren’t for her dad persuading her to play softball when she was six years old, there is no knowing where Olivia Gray would be right now. But because she gave into him, the senior infielder is looking to lead the Panthers for the fourth straight season.

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