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Buckeyes barely beat Panthers softball, 3-2

Olivia Gray drove in both of the Panthers' runs, but her efforts weren't enough as Pitt fell to No. 25 Ohio State Tuesday afternoon, 3-2. Daniel Pomper | Staff Photographer

By Rebecca Sauers | Staff Writer

April 19, 2017

Sophomore Olivia Gray offered a promising start to the Panthers’ matchup against Ohio State Tuesday afternoon, smacking a leadoff home run over the center field fence to give Pitt an early 1-0 lead in the first inning. “As the first batter, your job is to set the tone for the game, and ideall...

Pitt softball swept by Louisville over weekend

The Pitt softball team continued to slide, getting swept by Louisville over the weekend. TPN File Photo

By Ryan Zimba | Staff Writer

March 20, 2017

The Pitt softball team's season continued its nosedive this weekend after losing three games in a row to the Louisville Cardinals. Coach Holly Aprile and the Panthers (14-11 overall, 0-6 ACC) started the season 9-0, elevating the program to No. 19 in the country, the highest ranking in the history o...

Hershman, Modic and Sevilla earn All-ACC softball honors

Erin Hershman made First Team All-ACC for Pitt softball. John Hamilton | Staff Photographer

By Steve Rotstein / Sports Editor

May 12, 2016

Three players on the Pitt softball team earned All-ACC honors on Thursday morning. The conference named sophomore outfielder Erin Hershman First Team All-ACC, while seniors Jenna Modic and Maggie Sevilla made the All-ACC Second Team. A graduate of Mars High School, Hershman was a go-to player f...

Pitt softball takes the weekend versus Georgia Tech

Jenna Modic winds up for a pitch.  Jordan Mondell | Staff Photography

By Elizabeth Lepro / Assistant Sports Editor

April 17, 2016

A bang-up offensive performance this weekend led the Pitt women’s softball team to a series victory over Georgia Tech at home. The Panthers softball team (28-15, 7-9 ACC) topped Georgia Tech (17-27, 4-10 ACC) 2-1 over the weekend. Pitt took the first game on Saturday 4-3 and lost the second 9-8, before...

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