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Panther Spotlight: Xavier Johnson, Danielle Garven, Nika Markovic

First-year guard Xavier Johnson, pictured here against VMI, extended his double-digit scoring streak to eight games in a 74-53 victory over Duquesne.

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

November 26, 2018

Xavier Johnson and Danielle Garven have helped out Pitt’s basketball teams in the early going, while Nika Markovic led the volleyball team to a strong regular-season finish.

Danielle Garven, a constant amid change

Then-junior Danielle Garven takes a shot during a game against the Syracuse Oranges in February.

By Tessa Sayers, Assistant Editor

November 5, 2018

When news came out in April that former head coach Suzie McConnell-Serio was fired, Danielle Garven had a big decision to make. Would she stay at Pitt, or would she transfer for the third time? She decided to stay and knowing she made the right choice is ready to make an impact on the court this season.

Panthers tear into Cougars, 87-49

Junior center Kalista Walters scored a season-high 24 points in the Panthers' defeat of Chicago State. (Thomas Yang / Visual Editor)

By Jordan Mondell | Assistant Sports Editor

December 31, 2017

The Pitt women’s basketball will be entering the new year fresh off a win after dominating Chicago State Sunday afternoon, 87-49. With the win, the team advances to an overall record of 8-6 before conference play later this week. Junior center Kalista Walters led the winning charge, scoring a ...

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