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Pitt tennis falls to Notre Dame in ACC Tournament

Pitt tennis falls to Notre Dame in ACC Tournament

By David Leftwich | Staff Writer

April 28, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports / Other Varsity Sports

After a winless regular season in the ACC, the Pitt women’s tennis team was knocked out of the conference tournament and concluded its season with a first-round loss to Notre Dame. The No.15 Panthers (3-16, 0-14 ACC) simply couldn’t keep up with the No. 10 Fighting Irish (17-8, 7-6 ACC) on Wednesday in...

Pitt tennis remains winless in ACC

Pitt tennis remains winless in ACC

By Bayard Miller | Assistant Sports Editor

April 16, 2017


Filed under Sports / Other Varsity Sports

The struggling Pitt tennis team, which hasn't won a team match since March 11, went into this weekend completely winless in the ACC. That didn't change over Easter weekend as the Panthers (3-14, 0-13 ACC) lost at home Friday against the No. 40 Virginia Cavaliers and Sunday to the No. 45 Miami Hurricane...

Pitt tennis trampled by Demon Deacons, Hokies

Pitt tennis trampled by Demon Deacons, Hokies

By David Leftwich | Staff Writer

April 9, 2017


Filed under Sports / Other Varsity Sports

After dropping both contests during last weekend’s trip to North Carolina, the Pitt tennis team attempted turning its season around as it hosted No. 28 Wake Forest Friday and Virginia Tech Saturday. The team had no such luck, as the Panthers lost two weekend matches to elongate their losing streak...

Pitt tennis served up loss to Penn State, 4-3

Pitt tennis served up loss to Penn State, 4-3

By Bayard Miller | Assistant Sports Editor

February 13, 2017


Filed under Sports / Other Varsity Sports

The Panthers were one match away from winning, but the hosting Penn State Nittany Lions came away with a victory over the Pitt women’s tennis team Sunday afternoon, 4-3. “Unfortunately, today we weren't able to get the outcome we were looking for, but we left the courts with no regrets in terms o...

Foreign freshman acing American adjustment

Foreign freshman acing American adjustment

By Jeremy Tepper / Senior Staff Writer

April 13, 2016


Filed under Sports, Sports / Other Varsity Sports

Pitt tennis coach Alex Santos has a simple recruiting philosophy: He wants the best tennis players, regardless of where they come from. This philosophy took him to Tokyo, Hong Kong, Brazil and Spain to find his recruiting class, which now consists of first-years Natsumi Okamoto, Carina Ma, Gabriela Re...

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