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Pitt gymnasts tumble to dual meet loss at Penn State

Pitt gymnasts tumble to dual meet loss at Penn State

By Kevin Bertha | Staff Writer

February 27, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports / Other Varsity Sports

Tracey Pearson’s dynamic floor performance continued a successful season for the senior, but it wasn’t enough to propel the Pitt gymnastics team to victory in a dual meet with the Penn State Nittany Lions Saturday afternoon.   Pitt (6-10 overall, 0-5 EAGL) fell to Penn State (6-6 overall, 2-3 Big Ten)...

Pitt’s Rachel Dugan named EAGL Rookie of the Week

Pitt’s Rachel Dugan named EAGL Rookie of the Week

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor

January 18, 2017


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The season may not have started the way the Pitt gymnastics team wanted, but the Panthers turned things around in their second match with a razor-thin victory over the No. 21 West Virginia Mountaineers. Pitt has a pair of newcomers — Rachel Dugan and Alecia Petrikis — to thank for its solid start,...

Buckeyes stick it to Panther gymnastics

Buckeyes stick it to Panther gymnastics

By Bayard Miller | Assistant Sports Editor

January 9, 2017


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On a frigid Saturday night in Pittsburgh, the Pitt gymnastics team’s season opener got off to a cold start against the Ohio State Buckeyes. Although Pitt participated in an exhibition last month against the Kent State Golden Flashes, Saturday’s competition was the squad’s first official action...

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