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Column: Wrestling is Pitt’s top winter product

Senior Demetrius Thomas currently sits at No. 8 in the NCAA heavyweight division.

By Jack Clay, Staff Writer

January 22, 2020

Though Pitt volleyball’s magical run ended in December and the men’s basketball team is still years away from national relevancy, there’s still a top-ranked Panther team to support on campus.

Weekend Sports: Wrestling rolls, softball stumbles

Redshirt freshman Micky Phillippi, pictured here against North Carolina on Feb. 2, won his match against Duke on Friday.

By Griffin Floyd, Staff Writer

February 18, 2019

The Panthers didn’t fare so well on the diamond — the baseball and softball teams went a combined 1-7 in their respective tournaments over the weekend.

Demetrius Thomas spearheads Pitt’s rise up the rankings

Junior heavyweight Demetrius Thomas currently stands at 9-2 for the 2019 wrestling season.

By Jack Clay, Staff Writer

December 6, 2018

Pitt’s wrestling team recently cracked the top 25 national rankings and new transfer Demetrius Thomas has been a big part of the program’s surge.

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