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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

A Pitt player bats during a game against the University of Virginia in April.

Column | Inconsistency continues to keep Pitt baseball, Mike Bell out of national tournament

By Frankie Richetti, Senior Staff Writer May 31, 2022
One word defined the 2022 Pitt baseball season — inconsistency. The Panthers finished the season with an overall record of 29-27 after a loss to NC State in last weekend's ACC Tournament semifinal ended their season. 
Pitt senior pitcher Matt Gilbertson (45) pitches during Friday’s game against the University of Virginia.

Pitt sporting events to watch during finals week

By Dalton Coppola, Assistant Sports Editor April 20, 2022
Baseball, track and field and softball will all play over the course of the next week. If students need a change from the studying and exams, there are ample opportunities to watch the Panthers compete.
Pitt first-year utility position player Josh Overbeek (17) prepares to bat during Friday’s game against the University of Virginia.

Panthers baseball wins rollercoaster series versus No. 6 Virginia

By Jermaine Sykes, Staff Writer April 17, 2022
With a 4-1 victory on Easter Sunday against No. 6 Virginia, Pitt baseball won its fourth consecutive ACC series. The win boosts the Panthers’ chances of reaching the NCAA Tournament.
Pitt softball player Dani Drogemuller (16) pitches at the softball game vs. Clemson last Saturday.

Weekend Sports Recap | Baseball upsets No. 6 Virginia

By Alexander Ganias, Staff Writer April 17, 2022
As the semester winds down, Pitt baseball is heating up. The team continued a hot run through conference play with a 2-1 series win over No. 6 Virginia, headlining the weekend in Pitt athletics.
Bryce Hullett swings the bat during a men’s baseball game versus Clemson on Friday.

Pitt baseball set to face season’s toughest test against No. 3 Virginia

By Jack Markowski, Staff Writer April 12, 2022
Coming off of three straight conference series wins, Pitt baseball is set to face off against one of the best teams in the country in No. 3 Virginia.
Pitt infielder senior Yvonne Whaley bats at Saturday’s game against Clemson.

Weekend Sports Recap: Baseball wins third straight ACC series

By Sam Krimins, Staff Writer April 10, 2022
Pitt baseball won three of four games played last week, and lacrosse brought home a win over an ACC opponent — the first in program history — during a busy weekend for Pitt athletics.
Pitt sophomore outfielder CJ Funk (39) bats at Sunday’s game against Louisville.

Baseball takes two of three from No. 11 Louisville

By Jack Markowski, Staff Writer April 3, 2022
Pitt baseball earned a pivotal series victory over conference opponent Louisville, netting wins in the first game of a doubleheader on Saturday and on Sunday due to strong starting pitching and offensive production across the lineup.
Bryce Hullett swings the bat during a men’s baseball game versus Clemson on Friday.

Bryce Hulett looks to stay consistent as Panthers make Omaha push

By Jermaine Sykes, Staff Writer March 30, 2022
It’s certainly clicking as of late for senior first baseman Bryce Hulett, who is posting 1.175 OPS to this point in the season — the highest mark of his Pitt career, and good for No. 9 in a loaded ACC. Hulett’s rapid improvement is a welcome addition to the Panther offense this season.
Pitt senior pitcher Matt Gilbertson (45) pitches during Friday’s game against Clemson.

Panthers rebound, sweep No. 20 Clemson in weather-shortened weekend series

By Jermaine Sykes, Staff Writer March 27, 2022
Weather affected Pitt’s weekend series against Clemson, but the Panthers were still able to sweep the 20th-ranked team in the country. The sweep could be a turning point, as Pitt baseball recovers from losing six out of its last eight.
Pitt junior infielder Sky Duff (3) celebrates a grand slam during Pitt’s first home ACC series win of the 2021 season against Miami University in April 2021.

Weekend Sports Recap | Pitt teams compete for national titles, ramps up spring seasons

By Alexander Ganias, Staff Writer March 20, 2022
Pitt lacrosse, baseball and softball searched for their first ACC wins, while gymnastics, track and field and swim and dive competed for conference and national victories through St. Patrick’s Day weekend.
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