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ACC awards three Panthers postgraduate scholarships

The ACC awarded three Panthers postgraduate scholarships | Photos courtesy of Jeff Ahearn and Nikki Moriello

By Dan Sostek / Sports Editor

February 10, 2016

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 ready to dance with the Blue Devils

Artie Rowell says Pitt must get over last Saturday's loss to Notre Dame.
Jeff Ahearn| Assistant Visual Editor

By Jeremy Tepper / Senior Staff Writer

November 12, 2015

Artie Rowell has to admit it; losing two straight games elicits some dejection “You try not to get down, but when you invest a lot into something — your time, your energy — it’s hard not to take it rough,” Rowell said. Rowell and his teammates can’t mope too long, though, as an important conference gam...

Change-up: five positional switches for Pitt to consider

Chad Voytik has the moves to make it on Pitt's Dance Team.  Meghan Sunners | Senior Staff Photographer

By Dan Sostek / Sports Editor

November 10, 2015

On Saturday, the Pitt football team couldn’t pull off a monumental upset, falling to the loaded No. 5 Notre Dame Fighting Irish 42-30 at Heinz Field. But even with the loss, the Panthers stumbled upon an interesting offensive development. Head coach Pat Narduzzi occasionally used freshman safety ...

Pitt putting 2014 loss behind them in preparation for Akron game

Meghan Sunners / Senior Staff Photographer

By Jeremy Tepper / Senior Staff Writer

September 9, 2015

Two days after its opening victory against Youngstown State, the Pitt football team took a monumental blow, losing star running back James Conner for the entire season to a torn MCL. On Saturday, they’ll be taking on Akron, minus No. 24. Despite the magnitude of Conner’s loss, center Artie Rowell...

Pitt Football Notebook: Week One

Pitt football head coach Pat Narduzzi now has 12 pledges lined up in his 2017 recruiting class. Stephen Caruso / Contributing Editor

By Dan Sostek / Sports Editor

September 1, 2015

In preparation for his head coaching debut Saturday against Youngstown State University, Pat Narduzzi held his first weekly press conference on Monday afternoon. Here are some crucial tidbits and takeaways from what the new head coach shared with the media. O Captains! My Captains! Narduzzi elaborated...

Pitt Football Training Camp Notebook: Aug. 11

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By Jeremy Tepper / Senior Staff Writer

August 30, 2015

Even without pads and full-speed tackling, storylines are emerging from Pitt’s football camp as coaches look for players to stand out among the pack. On the second day of camp on Tuesday at Pitt’s South Side facility, chemistry was the focus. From the weight room to the practice field, new positio...

Just two weeks in, offensive line deals with injury woes

Just two weeks in, offensive line deals with injury woes

By Jasper Wilson / Sports Editor

September 8, 2014

With the news coming out Sunday that redshirt junior center Artie Rowell will miss the rest of this season, after tearing his left ACL, what effect his loss will have on Pitt’s offensive output has become a topic of discussion.In their two opening games, the Panthers have rushed for a combined 712 yar...

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