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Pitt women’s volleyball was picked for the first time in program history to win the ACC this year.

Weekend Sports: West powers Panthers to perfect start

By Stephen Thompson, Assistant Sports Editor August 25, 2019
Men’s soccer and volleyball closed preseason action with nailbiters, while a first-year women’s soccer player earned her place in the record books on opening night.
Panthers’ volleyball ended the season with a 30-2 record — succumbing to Michigan in the second round of the NCAA Tournament at the Petersen Events Center Saturday night.

Volleyball ends season with tournament loss to Michigan

By Tessa Sayers, Assistant Sports Editor December 3, 2018
After losing in the second round of the NCAA tournament the past two years, Pitt volleyball thought 2018 was its year — but Michigan ended the Panthers’ dreams of dancing into the Sweet 16 on Saturday night.
Returning from a season-long injury, redshirt junior forward Yacine Diop came back and dominated Pitt women’s basketball team’s two holiday break games. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Senior Staff Photographer)

TPN Panther spotlight: Yacine Diop, Marcus Carr, Nika Markovic

By Brandon Glass | Staff Writer November 29, 2017

While the Pitt men’s and women’s basketball teams rounded into form over the holiday break, the women’s volleyball team punched its ticket to the 2017 NCAA tournament. Whether the team wins or...

Pitt women’s volleyball team is tied with NC State for No. 1 in the conference after their first ACC loss to NC State Sunday. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Senior Staff Photographer)

Pitt volleyball splits two-game home stand

By David Leftwich | Senior Staff Writer October 22, 2017

The Panthers volleyball team’s 13-game winning streak came to an end this weekend — but they still sit at the top of the ACC. In a weekend homestand at the Fitzgerald Field House, Pitt volleyball...

Sophomore Nika Markovic had 17 kills during the teams Friday night match against the Virginia Cavaliers. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Staff Photographer)

Panthers dominate the pitch, court, trail in weekend sports

By Brandon Glass | Staff Writer October 1, 2017

For Pitt’s varsity athletics, the weekend ended with results ranging from historic to dismal. The men’s soccer team set the tone going into the weekend on Friday night, recording the team’s first...

Sophomore Nika Markovic has proven herself to be a key player for Panther Volleyball this season (Anna Bongardino / Assistant Visual Editor)

TPN Panther spotlight: Nika Markovic, Qadree Ollison, Javi Perez

Fall sports are just starting to get exciting, and there has already been a fair share of pitfalls and triumphs across the board. But regardless of the games outcomes, here are some Panthers who have stepped...

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