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Panthers win four matches to sweep Pitt Duals

Panthers win four matches to sweep Pitt Duals
January 9, 2016

Teams from all over the region traveled to Pittsburgh to wrestle on Saturday, but the Panthers had no trouble with any of their competition after a close opening match. In Pitt Duals at the Fitzgerald...

Freshmen performances highlight senior leadership in final Pitt football game

Freshman Jordan Whitehead avoids two Navy defenders.  Nikki Moriello | Visual Editor
December 28, 2015

While some of Pitt’s freshmen made headlines with explosive plays on Monday, including Quadree Henderson’s opening kick return touchdown, bowl games always mark the end of careers just as much as the...

Campbell, Panthers blow by Edinboro, 24-9

Pitt sophomore TeShan Campbell advanced to 8-2 on the season with a 4-1 win Sunday over West Virginia's Ryan Lopez.  Dagmar Seppala | Staff Photographer
December 10, 2015

Surrendering four years — but no weight — to his redshirt senior competitor, Pitt wrestler TeShan Campbell did not relent after falling into an early hole. “I just keep looking to score, stay focused...

Pitt baseball releases 2016 schedule

Pitt has announced the spring baseball schedule.  Heather Tennant | Staff Photographer
December 7, 2015

Pitt announced its 2016 baseball schedule Monday, unveiling another series of steep challenges in the competitive ACC. The regular season starts on Feb. 19, with the Historic Dodgertown Classic in Vero...

Pitt hires Jay Vidovich as new men’s soccer coach

December 4, 2015

Pitt Athletic Director Scott Barnes has hired Jay Vidovich as the next men's soccer coach, the University announced Friday. Vidovich comes from a lengthy coaching background, having most recently helmed...

Career game from Diop not enough as Pitt loses Big Ten/ACC Challenge game

Yacine Diop (12)  Jeff Ahearn | Assistant Visual Editor
December 3, 2015

The Big Ten has not been kind to Suzie McConnell-Serio this week. After two wins against teams in the conference during her first season as Pitt’s women’s basketball coach last year, Michigan became...

Man down: Ejuan Price’s five sacks power Pitt past Louisville

Ejuan Price (5) is a preseason pick to make his second consecutive All-ACC First Team.  Meghan Sunners | Senior Staff Photographer
November 22, 2015

Big numbers dominated Pitt’s shootout win over Louisville Saturday — 830 yards of total offense, 79 points scored — but despite its small size, one stat stood above the rest: five. Pitt senior defensive...

Criticism of Ronda Rousey an unfair double standard

Chris Ware caricature of Rhonda Rousey (TNS). Ronda Jean Rousey is an American mixed martial artist, judoka and actress.
November 18, 2015

With one swift kick to the neck Saturday night, Ronda Rousey went from renowned role model to the Internet’s punching bag. A hailstorm of backlash and social media mudslinging hit UFC superstar Ronda...

Road warriors: Pitt football wins at Duke

Football Head Coach Pat Narduzzi retracted his
November 15, 2015

Trading ties for tackles, Pat Narduzzi calls road football games — which his team have dominated — business trips. The Panthers, following their last road game of the season Saturday, now sport a...

Island Warriors: Pitt men’s basketball opens season in Japan

Jeff Ahearn | Assistant Visual Editor
November 13, 2015

Sheldon Jeter was ready to take on the 11-hour flight on Tuesday to Pitt’s men’s basketball season opener — as long as he got the right seat. “As long as I’m not stuck in the middle seat, I’m...

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