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After several seasons sidelined, Bugg returns to starring role

After several seasons sidelined, Bugg returns to starring role

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

November 18, 2019

Being a student athlete at the Division I level is a tall order for anyone. Add in a myriad of injuries and life-threatening illness, and it becomes an almost impossible challenge — but not for redshirt senior guard Aysia Bugg.

Hoyas hang on for win over Pitt, 66-56

Hoyas hang on for win over Pitt, 66-56

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

November 18, 2019

The Pitt women's basketball team fell short against former Big East foe Georgetown on Saturday, losing a back-and-forth home bout 66-56.

Clemson’s single semifinal score dooms Pitt in ACC tournament

Clemson’s single semifinal score dooms Pitt in ACC tournament

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

No. 4-seeded Pitt and No. 1-seeded Clemson rocked back and forth to the very end in a competitive ACC tournament semifinal matchup. A single score in the 44th minute for Clemson proved too much for Pitt, which lost 1-0 in South Carolina Wednesday night.

Panthers spoil RMU stadium opening in 71-57 win

Panthers spoil RMU stadium opening in 71-57 win

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

November 13, 2019

The Panthers played spoiler to the introduction of their host’s new facility, beating RMU 71-57 to earn their first true road win since February 2017.

Win vs. Wolfpack puts Panther soccer in semifinals

Win vs. Wolfpack puts Panther soccer in semifinals

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

November 10, 2019

Pitt men’s soccer won the biggest ACC game in program history, defeating North Carolina State 2-1 in overtime in the ACC tournament quarterfinals in front of a packed crowd at Ambrose Urbanic Field.

Women’s basketball falls to UCF in opener, 74-58

Women’s basketball falls to UCF in opener, 74-58

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

November 7, 2019

Traveling down south to play against a tough opponent to start the season, Pitt women’s basketball faded in the second half and lost 74-58 at UCF on Wednesday afternoon.

White welcomes new year in women’s basketball rebuild

White welcomes new year in women’s basketball rebuild

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

November 4, 2019

Leaves crunch underfoot, temperatures drop and basketballs hit the hardwood — November is finally here, meaning that Pitt women’s basketball will open their second season under head coach Lance White this month. White is charged with the tall task of rebuilding Pitt’s struggling women’s basketball program and has already gotten to work revamping the middling Panthers.

Pitt escapes exhibition with a narrow win

Pitt escapes exhibition with a narrow win

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

November 4, 2019

Typically, a preseason exhibition game is an opportunity for more talented teams to tune up for the regular season against a lower-division opponent. But for Pitt women’s basketball, Friday night’s exhibition against Pitt-Johnstown was another story. The Panthers struggled mightily, escaping with a narrow 76-62 win over the Division II Mountain Cats.

VT washes Pitt away in season finale, 1-0

VT washes Pitt away in season finale, 1-0

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

November 1, 2019

In a game played in awful weather conditions with heavy winds and rain, the Pitt women’s soccer team dropped its final game of the season, 1-0, against Virginia Tech at home.

Column: Riverhounds could benefit from relegation

Column: Riverhounds could benefit from relegation

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

October 30, 2019

No matter how far Pittsburgh’s red-hot Riverhounds advance in the USLC playoffs, they won't have the chance for upward mobility in America's soccer pyramid. This should change.

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