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The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Pitt junior attacker Carlie Leach (7) passes a Duquesne player during a game at Highmark Stadium on Sept. 26, 2021.

Pitt falls to reigning national champions Boston College, 19-12

By Richie Smiechowski, Senior Staff Writer March 26, 2022
Despite jumping out to an early lead, Pitt women’s lacrosse fell short to the defending national champions, No. 2 Boston College, losing 19-12 Saturday afternoon at Highmark Stadium.
Pittsburgh head coach Jeff Capel works the bench during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Boston College of the Atlantic Coast Conference mens tournament, Tuesday, March 8, 2022, in New York.

Pitt bounced by Boston College in ACC Tournament’s first round, 66-46

By Stephen Thompson, Sports Editor March 8, 2022
Pitt men’s basketball went out with a whimper Tuesday afternoon. The team closed its 2021-22 campaign with a 66-46 loss to Boston College in the ACC Tournament’s opening game — a contest that was over long before the clock ran out.
Pitt right side hitter Chinaza Ndee (5) prepares to hit the ball over the net at a game against University of Virginia at the Fitzgerald Field House on Sept. 29.

Pitt Volleyball sweeps weekend doubleheader

By Richie Smiechowski, Staff Writer November 8, 2021
No. 3 Pitt volleyball continued its recent string of dominance against ACC foes, sweeping both Syracuse and Boston College over the weekend. Since their second loss of the season on Oct. 24, the Panthers have yet to drop a set in four matches.
Sophomore midfielder Veljko Petkovic (19) celebrates after scoring the first and only goal of Saturdays 1-0 victory over Boston College.

Panthers bounce back with 1-0 shutout against Boston College

By Zack Gibney, Staff Writer March 14, 2021
The shot-heavy first half of the Pitt men’s soccer match against Boston College (0-2 ACC, 0-2 Overall) featured two high-octane offenses who forced each goalie to work, while the final 45 minutes saw much fewer scoring opportunities.
The Pitt womens basketball team lost 67-56 to the Boston College Eagles on Wednesday in the first round of the ACC tournament

First-round ACC tournament loss to Boston College concludes Pitt women’s basketball season

By Kyle Saxon, Staff Writer March 4, 2021
Pitt women’s basketball failed to overcome the struggles that plagued the team all season in a 67-56 loss to Boston College in the first round of the ACC tournament on Wednesday.
Pitt women’s basketball qualified as the No. 15 seed of 15 teams in the ACC Tournament. The Panthers play their first tournament game on Wednesday.

Preview: Pitt women’s basketball hoping for end-of-season run at ACC Tournament

By Alexander Ganias, Staff Writer March 3, 2021
The first game of the tournament sees Pitt go up against the Boston College Eagles (6-11, 2-11 ACC) this Wednesday, the only conference squad to perform worse than the Panthers in the regular season.
Pitt postpones Saturday’s game with Boston College; will go to Wake Forest instead

Pitt postpones Saturday’s game with Boston College; will go to Wake Forest instead

By Alex Lehmbeck, Sports Editor January 20, 2021
As of Wednesday evening, the ACC has not chosen a date for the game to be made up.
The Pitt men’s basketball team returned to the Petersen Events Center Wednesday for their first official practice of the 2020 season.

Pitt men’s and women’s basketball postpone games for COVID protocols

By Alex Lehmbeck, Sports Editor December 31, 2020
Both the Pitt men’s and women’s basketball programs postponed games due to COVID-19 protocols on Thursday.
Pitt swept Boston College 3-0 on Saturday, the Panthers 36th consecutive win at the Fitzgerald Field House

Pitt volleyball sweeps Boston College, bouncing back from initial losses

By Henry Jackson, Staff Writer October 10, 2020
In a year fraught with uncertainty, the No. 11 Pitt women’s volleyball team has returned to their refreshing consistency.
Pitt lost to Boston College 31-30 in an overtime thriller on Saturday.

Pitt falls a point short for second-straight week, Boston College escaping 31-30

By Alex Lehmbeck, Sports Editor October 10, 2020
In a game that you’d have to have seen to believe, Pitt (3-2, 2-2 ACC) dropped a 31-30 thriller at Boston College (3-1, 2-1 ACC) for its second straight loss.
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