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Weekend Sports Recap: Cross country winds down, wrestling heats up

Weekend Sports Recap: Cross country winds down, wrestling heats up

By Dalton Miller, for The Pitt News

November 4, 2019

Pitt athletics collected a mixed bag this Halloween weekend — of wins and losses, not candy. A record-setting volleyball win and title-winning bouts for Panther wrestlers were dampened by a rough outing in cross country and a tough loss in men's soccer.

Victory Lights burn bright during dominant weekend for Pitt athletics

Victory Lights burn bright during dominant weekend for Pitt athletics

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

October 20, 2019

Pitt athletics did its best to combat autumn’s shrinking days and growing nights by stacking win upon win over the weekend and lighting the top of the Cathedral. In what may be one of the best weekends in recent Pitt sports history, there were upsets, new milestones and continued dominance, all worthy of Cathy’s weekly light show.

Weekend Sports: Panthers soccer suffocated by top-ranked opponents

Weekend Sports: Panthers soccer suffocated by top-ranked opponents

By Griffin Floyd, Staff Writer

October 6, 2019

Pitt athletics once again had a busy weekend with the swim and dive and cross country teams seeing action, as well as both soccer teams and the No. 4 women’s volleyball team.

Pitt cross country dominates long-awaited home meet

Pitt cross country dominates long-awaited home meet

By Griffin Floyd, Staff Writer

September 2, 2019

Pitt cross country rose to the occasion at its long-awaited home meet Friday evening, winning both the men’s and women’s races.

Weekend Sports: Volleyball’s win streak snapped at 23

Weekend Sports: Volleyball’s win streak snapped at 23

By Kate Hall, For the Pitt News

October 28, 2018

Pitt’s football team found success Saturday but it was a tough Halloweekend for the University’s other sports, with the No. 5 volleyball team suffering its first loss of the season Sunday.

Weekend Recap: Volleyball stays unbeaten, men’s soccer falls in nail-biter

Weekend Recap: Volleyball stays unbeaten, men’s soccer falls in nail-biter

By Stephen Thompson, For the Pitt News

September 9, 2018

Panther teams faced off against a stacked lineup of nationally ranked teams in volleyball, soccer and cross country over the weekend, achieving mixed results.

Weekend sports: wrestling opens season, cross country wraps up, with wins

By Trent Leonard | Staff Writer

November 13, 2017

Pitt’s revenue teams may not have fared so well this weekend, but other teams made up for it with quality showings. The cross country season wrapped up with top performances from the men’s and women’s teams, while Pitt wrestlers impressed in their season debut. Women’s volleyball collected two mo...

Weekend sports: volleyball splits matches, while men’s soccer faces shut out

Weekend sports: volleyball splits matches, while men’s soccer faces shut out

By Kait French | Staff Writer

October 29, 2017

This weekend was cold and rainy in Pittsburgh, but it didn’t stop the Panthers from taking to the field, pitch and pool in heated competition. While football conquered their second ACC team in a row, and swimming and diving made waves, men’s soccer faltered and cross country didn’t quite lead t...

Weekend sports: volleyball, men’s soccer grab ACC wins

Weekend sports: volleyball, men’s soccer grab ACC wins

By Kait French | Staff Writer

October 15, 2017

Though it was the celebration of homecoming, many Panthers were on the road this weekend. Taking on teams from Boston to Louisville, many of Pitt’s teams fared well over the weekend — topping ranked teams and continuing streaks — though some struggled against top opponents. Men’s Soccer ...

Panthers dominate the pitch, court, trail in weekend sports

Panthers dominate the pitch, court, trail in weekend sports

By Brandon Glass | Staff Writer

October 1, 2017

For Pitt’s varsity athletics, the weekend ended with results ranging from historic to dismal. The men’s soccer team set the tone going into the weekend on Friday night, recording the team’s first ACC win since joining the conference in 2013. While cross country had standout performances and ...

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