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Swim and dive, gymnastics post historic results over weekend

Swim and dive, gymnastics post historic results over weekend

By Griffin Floyd, Staff Writer

March 2, 2020

Pitt swimming and diving and track and field saw their regular seasons end this weekend and posted historic results. Softball, meanwhile, is just getting started with ACC play, but dropped two of three in their first conference series at North Carolina. 

Pitt scores season-high 196 in loss to Flippin’ Birds

Pitt scores season-high 196 in loss to Flippin’ Birds

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

February 25, 2020

Despite falling in a dual meet to No. 19 Southern Utah, Pitt’s gymnasts gave head coach Samantha Snider much to be proud about by contributing season-best scores across the board.

AAI Award nominee Michaela Burton leads Pitt gymnasts

AAI Award nominee Michaela Burton leads Pitt gymnasts

By Hope Matyas, For the Pitt News

February 20, 2020

Since the beginning of the 2020 competitive season, Michaela Burton has been a high-scoring all-around anchor for Pitt’s team.

Petrikis, Washington Jr. take home weekly student-athlete honors

Petrikis, Washington Jr. take home weekly student-athlete honors

By Marshall Worth, Staff Writer

February 19, 2020

Alecia Petrikis and Ron Washington Jr. took home Pitt’s Student-Athletes of the Week award on Tuesday after powering their respective teams to winning weekends.

Weekend sports: Gymnastics win at home, track dominates on the road

Weekend sports: Gymnastics win at home, track dominates on the road

By Camryn Simons, for the Pitt News

February 17, 2020

The weekend in Pitt sports was highlighted by resumé-building wins and tight losses. At home, the gymnastics team hosted a victorious tri-meet against Yale and Towson. On the road, the track and field team placed first in several events, wrestling came up short and softball split its weekend in South Carolina. 

Weekend Sports Recap: Softball opens with split weekend in LA

Weekend Sports Recap: Softball opens with split weekend in LA

By Marshall Worth, Staff Writer

February 9, 2020

Pitt athletics traveled far and wide this weekend, with six teams competing all across the country. While men’s basketball’s win at home over Georgia Tech grabbed most of the headlines, other squads suited up for both conference and non-conference play — and experienced an even mix of results.

Gymnastics, men’s basketball return to win column over weekend

Gymnastics, men’s basketball return to win column over weekend

By Griffin Floyd, Staff Writer

February 3, 2020

The weekend in Pitt sports was highlighted by redemption for the gymnastics and men’s basketball squads, while wrestling and women’s basketball fell short of major upsets over ACC foes.

Weekend sports: Pitt teams experience inverse results

Weekend sports: Pitt teams experience inverse results

By Marshall Worth, for the Pitt News

January 21, 2020

Pitt athletics had a busy weekend, as five teams took part in events. While men’s basketball’s win over UNC grabbed most of the headlines, other squads suited up for both conference and non-conference play — and experienced a mixed bag of results.

Track, gymnastics harbor hardware after first weekend

Track, gymnastics harbor hardware after first weekend

By Griffin Floyd, Staff Writer

January 12, 2020

Outside of the basketball teams, Pitt athletics had a relaxed start to the semester. The track and field and gymnastics squads were the only teams with events over the weekend, with both taking home hardware.

Weekend Sports: Baseball, softball suffer sweeps

Weekend Sports: Baseball, softball suffer sweeps

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

March 25, 2019

While the sun came out for the first time in a long time, it was a bleak, dark weekend for Pitt athletics.

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