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Weekend recap: Pitt track leads the way in disappointing weekend

Senior pitcher Kayla Harris threw three shutout innings of relief during Sunday’s 10-2 victory over North Carolina. (Photo by Matt Hawley | Staff Photographer)

By Michael Nitti | Staff Writer

March 19, 2018

It was an up-and-down weekend for Pitt athletics, as some Panthers were at the hands of crushing defeat, while others found themselves above all the rest. Although baseball and women’s tennis struggled and gymnastics came up just short, softball and track and field both found success in North Carolina...

Dante Watson: Circling tracks and rounding the floor

Sophomore track athlete Dante Wilson serves as a resident assistant for first-year students in Sutherland Hall East. (Photo courtesy of Dante Watson)

By Trent Leonard | Staff Writer

January 19, 2018

Between lacing up his cleats for a race and spending late nights studying in Hillman, sophomore track athlete Dante Watson has a few other responsibilities: mediating disputes, doing rounds on dorm floors and being a good listener. In addition to being an athlete and a full-time student studying communic...

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