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Panthers put out Golden Flashes, 6-4

Senior third baseman McKayla Taylor (15) scored the first run during Pitt’s 6-4 victory over Kent State. (Photo by John Hamilton | Managing Editor)

By Michael Nitti | Staff Writer

April 19, 2018

Pitt softball moved to within two games of first place in the ACC coastal division after winning their second game in a row, 6-4, against the Kent State Golden Flashes Wednesday. Coming off a series win against Georgia Tech, the Panthers (23-16-1) looked to remain on track on what’s been a somewh...

Golden Flashes blind Panthers, 2-0

Redshirt freshman Derek West (46) surrendered one run on four hits and
one walk to go with five strikeouts during Pitt’s 2-0 loss to Kent State. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Visual Editor)

By Michael Nitti | Staff Writer

April 19, 2018

After winning a huge series against Georgia Tech this past weekend, Pitt baseball looked to stay hot and get revenge on nonconference opponent Kent State. In the second of two matchups between the two clubs this season, Pitt failed to get a runner across home, losing 2-0. The Panthers (19-15) suffered a shutout loss...

Kent State Golden Flashes outplay Panthers, 1-0

The Pitt women's soccer team fell to the Kent State Golden Flashes 1-0 in Thursday night's game. (Photo by John Hamilton | Managing Editor)

By Dominic Campbell | Staff Writer

September 10, 2017

In the first of a four-game stretch on the road, the Panthers lost in the 89th minute to the Kent State Golden Flashes on Thursday night in Kent, Ohio. Pitt came out firing with three shots in the first 10 minutes. Sophomore forward Christiana Davey hit a saved shot on goal, and redshirt junior forward...

Pitt baseball falls to Golden Flashes, 12-8

First year outfielder Nico Popa slides into second base during Pitt's 12-8 loss to Kent State Wednesday night. Thomas Yang | Staff Photographer

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor

April 20, 2017

In the second game of back-to-back mid-week contests, the Pitt baseball team couldn’t keep up with the Kent State Golden Flashes Wednesday night. The Golden Flashes (21-12) knocked the Panthers’ pitchers around from the start, amassing 15 hits in a 12-8 victory. Kent State also took a 7-6 win aga...

Kayla Harris carves up Kent State in 7-0 shutout

Cleanup hitter Giorgiana Zeremenko slugged a pair of home runs Wednesday in Pitt's home-opening 7-0 win over Kent State. Kyleen Considine | Staff Photographer

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor

March 23, 2017

History nearly repeated itself Wednesday afternoon at the Pitt softball team’s 2017 home opener at Vartabedian Field. Junior pitcher Kayla Harris came five outs away from tossing her second perfect game in less than a month, but instead had to settle for a one-hit shutout in Pitt’s 7-0 win over the Kent State Golden Flashes (8-14). The Panthers (15-11 ove...

Panthers can’t complete comeback at Kent State, fall 7-6

Senior shortstop P.J. DeMeo puts the ball in play against Notre Dame last weekend. Anna Bongardino | Staff Photographer

By Bayard Miller | Assistant Sports Editor

March 22, 2017

Despite beginning the game with an early lead and a late offensive surge, the Pitt baseball team couldn’t come back against the hosting Kent State Golden Flashes Tuesday afternoon. Facing a three-run deficit in the ninth inning, the Panthers (8-10, 1-5 ACC) were able to plate two to make the score ...

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