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ACC awards three Panthers postgraduate scholarships

ACC awards three Panthers postgraduate scholarships

By Dan Sostek / Sports Editor

February 10, 2016


Filed under Football, Sports, Sports / Other Varsity Sports

Despite their Pitt athletic careers coming to an end, three Panthers earned a final victory Wednesday morning. The ACC awarded football offensive lineman Artie Rowell, gymnast Lindsay Offutt and volleyball middle hitter Amanda Orchard postgraduate scholarships to allow them to further their academi...

Pitt volleyball goes 2-1 in Michigan Challenge over weekend

Pitt volleyball goes 2-1 in Michigan Challenge over weekend

By David Leftwich / For The Pitt News

September 13, 2015


Filed under Sports, Sports / Other Varsity Sports

At its toughest invitational this season, Pitt volleyball didn’t meet a challenge until it was too late. Ask Pitt head coach Dan Fisher. “We won the first two, but I don’t think we played as well as we could have actually, even though we won,” Fisher said. Those first two wins, against South...

Pitt volleyball sets sights on home opener

Pitt volleyball sets sights on home opener

By Logan Hitchcock / Staff Writer

September 2, 2015


Filed under 2. Featured, Sports, Sports / Other Varsity Sports

After a successful triad of matches in Lincoln, Nebraska, the Pitt women’s volleyball team will hit familiar hardwood for the first time this season. The Panthers will debut in front of their own fans, taking on a trio of opponents during this weekend’s Pitt/Duquesne Invitational. The matches thems...

Pitt volleyball’s strong schedule, conference paves tough road to tournament

Pitt volleyball’s strong schedule, conference paves tough road to tournament

By Brandon Duerr / Staff Writer

August 30, 2015


Filed under Sports, Sports / Other Varsity Sports

Meeting expectations is never easy. But to do so, the Pitt women’s volleyball team will have to overcome a difficult schedule and roster turnover in its upcoming season. The Panthers are coming off a stellar year both overall and in their second season in the ACC.The season saw the team reel off an...

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