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Frisbee captains guide team to top national ranking

Frisbee captains guide team to top national ranking

By Ashley Drwal / Staff Writer

March 24, 2015


Filed under Club Sports, Sports

To the untrained eye, Ultimate Frisbee’s on-field product can look like  a clamor of players shouting and weaving in patterns. Off the field, Pitt men’s Ultimate Frisbee club team functions mainly thanks to an intricate balance of its four captains.Unlike most club sports, Pitt men’s Ultimate...

Lucky sevens: Pitt rugby heads to Vegas for tournament

Lucky sevens: Pitt rugby heads to Vegas for tournament

By Ashley Drwal / Staff Writer

February 10, 2015


Filed under Club Sports, Sports

A Pitt team is going to gamble for a big win in Las Vegas — but not in the casinos.Pitt’s men’s club rugby team will compete in the Las Vegas Invitational from Thursday to Sunday with the hope of qualifying for the Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship in May.“We participated in this tou...

After sectionals win, club tennis has eyes on nationals

After sectionals win, club tennis has eyes on nationals

By Ashley Drwal / Staff Writer

November 19, 2014


Filed under Club Sports, Sports

For the first time in the club’s history, Pitt’s Club Tennis team qualified for the National Championship in Cary, N.C., this upcoming April.In the USTA Tennis on Campus Middle States Sectional Championships, Pitt was able to defeat the University of Pennsylvania in the quarterfinals, Penn State’s seco...

Club sports rundown: Fencing and lacrosse prepare for spring season

Club sports rundown: Fencing and lacrosse prepare for spring season

By Ashley Drwal / For The Pitt News

October 28, 2014


Filed under Club Sports, Sports

Although seasons for fall club sports teams are ending, the spring teams are just getting started. Teams are beginning to recruit new players, develop play strategies and create practice schedules for the upcoming season.Pitt FencingPitt Fencing’s most recent success includes six team members plac...

Brooms and oars: Club teams set sights on finals

Brooms and oars: Club teams set sights on finals

By Ashley Drwal / For The Pitt News

October 21, 2014


Filed under Club Sports, Sports

With their seasons drawing to a close as the weather gets colder, Pitt’s club sports teams are ramping up their games in preparation for their final tournaments.Pitt Quidditch“Qualifying for world cup gets harder every year since the sport is rapidly growing internationally,” Kimaya Padgaonkar, a chaser ...

Club sports enjoying strong performances to start year

Club sports enjoying strong performances to start year

By Ashley Drwal / For The Pitt News

September 30, 2014


Filed under Club Sports, Sports

While varsity sports typically are best known for fiercely competitive games, Pitt also has plenty of successful competitive sports outside of the Division-I level. The University has more than 20 different men’s and women’s club sports, ranging from hockey to soccer and from fencing to Quidditch t...

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