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Panthers finish fifth at EAGL Championships

Pitt gymnastics watch as their teammates compete in the floor exercise on Jan 28. Anna Bongardino | Staff Photographer

By Ted Zhang | Staff Writer

March 20, 2017

Despite benefiting from some standout individual performances, the Pitt gymnastics team couldn't defend its crown as conference title-winners at Saturday’s East Atlantic Gymnastics League Championship. Sophomore Brittany West and senior Tracey Pearson had standout performances during Saturday’...

Pitt gymnasts tumble to dual meet loss at Penn State

Tracey Pearson competes against West Virginia on the beam. Pitt won the meet against the No. 21-ranked Mountaineers. Jeff Ahearn | Senior Staff Photographer

By Kevin Bertha | Staff Writer

February 27, 2017

Tracey Pearson’s dynamic floor performance continued a successful season for the senior, but it wasn’t enough to propel the Pitt gymnastics team to victory in a dual meet with the Penn State Nittany Lions Saturday afternoon.   Pitt (6-10 overall, 0-5 EAGL) fell to Penn State (6-6 overall, 2-3 Big Ten)...

Pitt gymnastics falters, comes in fourth on Friday

Pitt first-year gymnast Rachel Dugan competes on the uneven bars in January. Jeff Ahearn | Senior Staff Photograper

By Dominic Campbell | Staff Writer

February 20, 2017

Senior Tracy Pearson was the sole exception to a struggling Pitt gymnastics team this weekend. In a five-way meet in Washington, D.C., Friday, she sprung to a second-place finish in the vault, scoring 9.850 points. The rest of her team, however, was not so impressive. The Panthers (6-9 overall...

Pitt gymnastics tumbles further in EAGL with loss to UNC

Sophomore Lucy Brett scored a 9.8 on the uneven bars Friday night in a loss to UNC. Anna Bongardino | Staff Photographer

By Bayard Miller | Assistant Sports Editor

January 30, 2017

Last year, Pitt’s gymnasts won the East Atlantic Gymnastics League title. This year, they have yet to pick up their first conference win. In a meet that came down to the final rotation, the visiting North Carolina Tar Heels eked out a win over the Pittsburgh Panthers Friday night at Fitzgerald ...

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