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Pitt softball stays hungry for next year after first NCAA berth

Meghan Sunners / Senior Staff Photographer
August 30, 2015

The previous record-setting season for Pitt’s softball squad will be a tough one to follow, but the Panthers are ready. Just ask one of the keys to Pitt’s surprise run, Maggie Sevilla. “It was...

Summer Surveys: Ron Sherman

Summer Surveys: Ron Sherman
June 2, 2015

With Summer Surveys, The Pitt News hopes to better familiarize the Pitt community with some top Panther athletes. In this installment, we got to know Pitt baseball senior infielder Ron Sherman. What’s...

Summer Surveys: Shelby Pickett

Summer Surveys: Shelby Pickett
May 28, 2015

With Summer Surveys, The Pitt News hopes to better familiarize the Pitt community with some top Panther athletes. In this installment, we got to know Pitt softball rising senior infielder Shelby Pickett.1....

Pipers’ Pub provides a Premier taste of England

April 9, 2015

You don’t have to travel more than 3,000 miles from Pitt’s campus for authentic British Isles eats accompanied by a warm atmosphere. In fact, it’s just a bus ride away on Port Authority’s 54 line.Piper’s...

Panthers win defensive struggle against Kent State

April 8, 2015

The Pitt softball team didn’t let an afternoon downpour affect its game on Wednesday, and it weathered the storm to score just enough to beat the Kent State Golden Flashes.Both teams exhibited stellar...

Walk off shot lifts Pitt over North Carolina State

Walk off shot lifts Pitt over North Carolina State
March 22, 2015

Despite facing a deep 8-3 seventh-inning deficit, freshman Giorgiana Zeremenko and the rest of Pitt’s softball team kept calm.In the second matchup of the day at Vartabedian Field on Saturday, the efforts...

Diop finds success on the court at Pitt thousands of miles from home

Diop finds success on the court at Pitt thousands of miles from home
March 16, 2015

It was 4:15 on a Wednesday afternoon in the Petersen Events Center, and the Pitt women’s basketball team was just finishing up a vigorous practice session. The final drill was underway, during which...

Rose’s latest injury does not mean end of career

Rose's latest injury does not mean end of career
March 3, 2015

Derrick Rose’s knee problem on Feb. 24 spurred a range of reactions as varied as it has been the past two times that one of his knees failed him.Some thought the doctors had perfectly sutured the Chicago...

Cheaters sometimes win: Oakland Zoo ups distraction tactics

Cheaters sometimes win: Oakland Zoo ups distraction tactics
February 16, 2015

“Joel! Joel! Joel! Joel, how’s Shannon? Joel!”“Hey, Marcus! Retweet me after the game! OK? Marcus!”“Meeks, you suck! You look like the Pillsbury Doughboy!”Anyone who has ever been in the...

Building up resume a challenge for student-athletes

February 6, 2015

Time is a precious commodity when it comes to building up a résumé. College students need to make time for internships, part-time jobs and other work experiences. This time is much harder to find as...

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