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Pitt gymnasts named to All-EAGL, All-Academic teams

Taylor Laymon was named first team All-EAGL on Monday. Anna Bongardino | Staff Photographer

By Bayard Miller | Assistant Sports Editor

March 15, 2017

The Pitt gymnastics team will compete on Saturday in the East Atlantic Gymnastics League Championship, but several Panthers have already won awards this week. The EAGL named six Panthers to its All-EAGL teams on Monday and a conference-high 18 to the All-Academic team on Saturday. Sophomores Lucy Brett, Mea...

Pitt gymnasts tumble to dual meet loss at Penn State

Tracey Pearson competes against West Virginia on the beam. Pitt won the meet against the No. 21-ranked Mountaineers. Jeff Ahearn | Senior Staff Photographer

By Kevin Bertha | Staff Writer

February 27, 2017

Tracey Pearson’s dynamic floor performance continued a successful season for the senior, but it wasn’t enough to propel the Pitt gymnastics team to victory in a dual meet with the Penn State Nittany Lions Saturday afternoon.   Pitt (6-10 overall, 0-5 EAGL) fell to Penn State (6-6 overall, 2-3 Big Ten)...

Pitt gymnastics falters, comes in fourth on Friday

Pitt first-year gymnast Rachel Dugan competes on the uneven bars in January. Jeff Ahearn | Senior Staff Photograper

By Dominic Campbell | Staff Writer

February 20, 2017

Senior Tracy Pearson was the sole exception to a struggling Pitt gymnastics team this weekend. In a five-way meet in Washington, D.C., Friday, she sprung to a second-place finish in the vault, scoring 9.850 points. The rest of her team, however, was not so impressive. The Panthers (6-9 overall...

Pitt gymnasts place second in Philadelphia meet

Pitt gymnastics watch as their teammates compete in the floor exercise on Jan 28. Anna Bongardino | Staff Photographer

By Kait French | For The Pitt News

February 6, 2017

Pitt’s gymnastics team captured its first-ever title in the East Atlantic Gymnastics League last year. This year almost half way through the season, the reigning champion Panthers are struggling just to find a win. Pitt (4-4 overall, 0-2 EAGL) came up just short of first place in a quad meet in...

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