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Pitt softball earns highest ranking in program history

Pitt softball reached new heights Tuesday afternoon when national polls ranked the team No. 24 in the country. John Hamilton | Visual Editor

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor

February 15, 2017

For the first time in the program’s 20-year history, Pitt has a nationally ranked softball team. The Panthers are now ranked in the Top 25 in both the USA Today/NFCA Division I Coaches Poll and the ESPN.com/USFA Softball Top 25 Collegiate Poll. They came in at No. 24 in the updated USA Today/NFCA poll and No. 25 in the ESPN.com/USFA Softball rankings,...

Pitt softball starts with streak over the weekend

Junior Kayla Harris picked up two wins this weekend over the No. Kentucky Wildcats. John Hamilton | Visual Editor

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor

February 13, 2017

Coming off a respectable 31-21 season and only two years after an NCAA Tournament run, the Pitt softball team had reasons to believe 2017 could be a big year. With a lineup featuring the return of top slugger Giorgiana Zeremenko and a rotation led by ace Kayla Harris — along with some first-year players making an immediate impact — the Panthers have potential to compete in a load...

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