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Pitt gymnastics sets the bar with record-breaking season

Catie Conrad, a senior, was the leading gymnast on bars for Pitt’s gymnastics team this year. Pictured above is Conrad on beams. (Photo by John Hamilton | Managing Editor)

By Jon Shaiken | Staff Writer

April 10, 2018

Looking back on Pitt’s season, it is hard not to be impressed with the progress the gymnastics team has made under first-year head coach Samantha Snider. Despite finishing at a meager 7-18, new program records and history-making performances defined the Panthers’ season. The Panthers closed out their 2018 season Ap...

Panthers stay busy on break

First year Haley Brechwald placed second on beam and fourth on floor during the Pitt gymnastic team’s tri-meet in Washington, D.C., this past weekend. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Visual Editor)

By Jon Shaken | Staff Writer

March 13, 2018

While students fled to warm weather and sandy beaches over break, Pitt sports had a busy week. The women’s diving team saw members qualify for nationals, but gymnastics fell short despite a solid performance. Tennis had mixed results and is still seeking the team’s first ACC win, even with near p...

First-year gymnast Haley Brechwald brings talent, poise to Pitt

First-year gymnast Haley Brechwald first took to the sport at 3 years old. (Photo by Christian Snyder | Online Visual Editor)

By David Leftiwch | Senior Staff Writer

February 5, 2018

Gymnastics has always provided first-year gymnast Haley Brechwald a creative space to learn and have fun. “Gymnastics is a crazy sport because there is just always something new to learn,” Brechwald said. “You never really get bored or tired of it.” She fell in love with the sport when ...

Panthers Spotlight: Haley Brechwald, Andin Fosam

Despite it being her first collegiate meet, first year Haley Brechwald gave an outstanding performance in the gymnastics home meet against Oregon State last Saturday night. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Visual Editor)

By Dominic Campbell | Staff Writer

January 18, 2018

The Pitt women’s gymnastics and track and field teams were both in action over the first weekend of the new semester. One of the program’s most established stars lifted the Panthers on the track, while a fresh face provided a boost for the Panthers in the gym. Haley Brechwald Despite losing a close compe...

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