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Extra inning win highlights series victory over No. 11 North Carolina

By Mark Powell / Staff Writer

March 15, 2015

Pitt’s baseball team re-entered conference play to take two out of three games against perennial ACC contender No. 11 North Carolina over the weekend.The Panthers entered the series after sweeping a two-game set against Niagara in their first home games of the year on Tuesday and Wednesday.The series op...

Pitt steals a win from No. 1 Virginia in weekend series

By Mark Powell / Staff Writer

March 8, 2015

Despite facing the top-ranked team in the country, Pitt baseball held its own against Virginia in Charlottesville.The Panthers secured a monumental upset on Saturday in the first game of a doubleheader, as they took down the No. 1 Virginia Cavaliers 1-0. Pitt’s ace T.J. Zeuch made his first conferenc...

Pitt drops two more in slow start

By Mark Powell / Staff Writer

February 22, 2015

In its second weekend of play, Pitt’s baseball team lost two out of three games in the Wofford-USC Upstate Tournament to drop its record to 2-4 on the year.The Panthers had an inconsistent offensive display for the second straight weekend, scoring 10 runs in their lone win against the University of Sout...

Pitt drops two of three in season opener

By Mark Powell / Staff Writer

February 15, 2015

Pitt’s pent-up energy to start its 2015 baseball season quickly fizzled out during its opening weekend.After an offensive outburst to begin the weekend, Pitt baseball was shut out in its last two games at the Snowbirds Classic in Florida.The Panthers opened their season on Friday with an 18-1 win ...

Play ball! Panthers look to improve in second year in ACC

Play ball! Panthers look to improve in second year in ACC

By Mark Powell / Staff Writer

February 9, 2015

In its second season in the competitive ACC, Pitt baseball expects a major improvement after a disappointing 2013-2014 in which it failed to make the conference tournament.Many problems still reside that need fixing in order to make that leap, especially with a depleted pitching staff following the l...

Artis’ 32 points propels Pitt past Bryant

Artis’ 32 points propels Pitt past Bryant

By Mark Powell / Staff Writer

February 2, 2015

Behind 32 points from forward Jamel Artis, Pitt held on against underdog Bryant to pick up a 72-67 win.The game was a sly trap for the Panthers, a non-conference matchup smacked in between their win against top-10 Notre Dame this past weekend and their upcoming game versus ACC rival Syracuse on Saturda...

Pitt stuns highly ranked Tar Heels with 25-point drubbing

Pitt stuns highly ranked Tar Heels with 25-point drubbing

By Mark Powell / Staff Writer

January 8, 2015

One game removed from a narrow loss to a highly ranked Louisville team, the Pitt women’s basketball team was able to play the role of spoiler.The team defeated the eighth-ranked North Carolina Tar Heels 84-59 in a monumental win for the program. Brianna Kiesel led the way, scoring 22 points while r...

Pitt looks to build on disappointing year

Pitt looks to build on disappointing year

By Mark Powell / Staff Writer

November 11, 2014

After a second straight disappointing season, in which they failed to win a conference game, coach Joe Luxbacher and the Pitt men’s soccer team face the challenge of rebuilding.The Panthers finished the regular season with a record of 4-9-4, while also suffering another winless conference campaign....

Men’s soccer hosts Fighting Irish in season finale Saturday

Men’s soccer hosts Fighting Irish in season finale Saturday

By Mark Powell / Staff Writer

October 30, 2014

Pitt men’s soccer will try to end the season on a high note as it hosts fifth-ranked Notre Dame on senior night at Ambrose Urbanic Field on Saturday.The game will be the last for six Panthers. In its four years at Pitt, the class was unable to register a winning record in a single season, but was a p...

Star senior Dickenson makes mark off the field

Star senior Dickenson makes mark off the field

By Mark Powell / Staff Writer

October 29, 2014

With the Pitt men’s soccer team at the end of its ACC schedule, most fans are fixated on the product on the field. However, it’s what one player is doing in the classroom and off the field that has received national attention, including nomination for a prestigious award.Senior Julian Dickenson has be...

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