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Weekend recap: Pitt track leads the way in disappointing weekend

Senior pitcher Kayla Harris threw three shutout innings of relief during Sunday’s 10-2 victory over North Carolina. (Photo by Matt Hawley | Staff Photographer)

By Michael Nitti | Staff Writer

March 19, 2018

It was an up-and-down weekend for Pitt athletics, as some Panthers were at the hands of crushing defeat, while others found themselves above all the rest. Although baseball and women’s tennis struggled and gymnastics came up just short, softball and track and field both found success in North Carolina...

Panthers stay busy on break

First year Haley Brechwald placed second on beam and fourth on floor during the Pitt gymnastic team’s tri-meet in Washington, D.C., this past weekend. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Visual Editor)

By Jon Shaken | Staff Writer

March 13, 2018

While students fled to warm weather and sandy beaches over break, Pitt sports had a busy week. The women’s diving team saw members qualify for nationals, but gymnastics fell short despite a solid performance. Tennis had mixed results and is still seeking the team’s first ACC win, even with near p...

Panther Spotlight: Jared Wilson-Frame, Nick Wolk, Callie Frey

Junior guard/forward Jared Wilson-Frame (0) averaged 18 points in his four most recent games. (Photo by Thomas J. Yang | Visual Editor)

By Jon Shaiken | For the Pitt News

February 7, 2018

There have been a number of standout seasons for winter sports at Pitt — for better and for worse. For the track, field and women’s tennis teams, sustained individual success has been the story of their strong seasons. As for the struggling men’s basketball team, a junior college transfer ...

Weekend sports: Swimming and diving dominate competition, tennis draws to a close

The Panthers’ women’s swim team won 12 of the 19 events in which they competed Saturday. (Photo by Sarah Cutshall | Staff Photographer)

By Grant Burgman | Staff Writer

November 6, 2017

While Pitt football might have had a bye week, other Pitt teams were either finishing their seasons or beginning them. The Pitt tennis team concluded its season over the weekend at the Harvard Invitational while the Panthers’ swimming and diving team competed in another meet in its 2017-18 campaign. ...

Panther spotlight: Darrin Hall, Alexander Dexter, Callie Frey

Junior running back Darrin Hall completed a 92-yard rush — the longest touchdown run in the history of Pitt football — during the team’s defeat of Duke. (Photo by Anna Bongardino | Assistant Visual Editor)

By Grant Burgman | Staff Writer

October 23, 2017

Fall sports at Pitt are in full swing, with several teams reaching the season’s midpoint. The Panthers have had a bevy of standout performers across all sports this season. Here are a few recent top student-athletes: Darrin Hall The Panthers football team earned their first ACC win of the season thi...

Empty-handed end for Pitt tennis at invitational

Senior Callie Frey lost her singles match 6-4, 6-1 against her opponent from the College of William & Mary Saturday. (Photo courtesy of Pitt Athletics)

By Trent Leonard | For The Pitt News

October 17, 2017

Despite a sampling of first-round success, no one from the Pitt women’s tennis team made it through Sunday’s bracket of matches. The Pitt women’s tennis team traveled to Blacksburg, Virginia, over the weekend for the ITA Atlantic Regional Championships at Virginia Tech. The Panthers compete...

Pitt tennis falls to Notre Dame in ACC Tournament

Senior Amber Washington lost 6-4 in her double's match with junior Callie Frey on Wednesday. Courtesy of Pitt Athletics

By David Leftwich | Staff Writer

April 28, 2017

After a winless regular season in the ACC, the Pitt women’s tennis team was knocked out of the conference tournament and concluded its season with a first-round loss to Notre Dame. The No.15 Panthers (3-16, 0-14 ACC) simply couldn’t keep up with the No. 10 Fighting Irish (17-8, 7-6 ACC) on Wednesday in...

Pitt tennis remains winless in ACC

Matt Hawley | Staff Photographer

By Bayard Miller | Assistant Sports Editor

April 17, 2017

The struggling Pitt tennis team, which hasn't won a team match since March 11, went into this weekend completely winless in the ACC. That didn't change over Easter weekend as the Panthers (3-14, 0-13 ACC) lost at home Friday against the No. 40 Virginia Cavaliers and Sunday to the No. 45 Miami Hurricane...

Pitt tennis trampled by Demon Deacons, Hokies

Redshirt senior Amber Washington beat No. 45 Kimmy Guerin in a three-set match during the game versus Wake Forest over the weekend. Matt Hawley | Staff Photographer

By David Leftwich | Staff Writer

April 10, 2017

After dropping both contests during last weekend’s trip to North Carolina, the Pitt tennis team attempted turning its season around as it hosted No. 28 Wake Forest Friday and Virginia Tech Saturday. The team had no such luck, as the Panthers lost two weekend matches to elongate their losing streak...

Pitt tennis falls in North Carolina to Duke, NC State

Natsumi Okamoto was the only member of the Pitt tennis team to win a match this weekend. Courtesy of Pitt Athletics

By David Leftwich | Staff Writer

April 3, 2017

Riding a four-game losing streak, the Pitt women’s tennis team looked to turn its season around during this weekend’s trip to North Carolina. Unfortunately for the Panthers (3-10, 0-8 ACC), the weekend brought no respite. The team played against No. 17 Duke in Durham Saturday and No. 26 North Ca...

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