The Pitt News

Pitt wrestlers Forys, Rahmani and Campbell capture first ACC titles

Pitt redshirt freshman Taleb Rahmani became one of three first-time ACC champions for the Panthers on Saturday. Anna Bongardino | Staff Photographer

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor

March 4, 2017

The No. 23 Pitt wrestling team appears to be peaking in the postseason, and the Panthers have three individual ACC titles to prove it. Junior 133-pounder Dom Forys (19-1) and sophomore 165-pounder TeShan Campbell (20-2) showed why they came into the tournament as No. 1 seeds, as each won a pair of ...

Wrestler Ryan Solomon named ACC Wrestler of the Week

Pitt's No. 18 285-pounder Ryan Solomon upset No. 3 Duke wrestler Jacob Kasper Saturday night with a 4-3 win. Donny Falk | Staff Photographer

By Bayard Miller | Assistant Sports Editor

February 22, 2017

After defeating then-No. 3 ranked Duke wrestler Jacob Kasper, the ACC awarded Pitt’s Ryan Solomon Wrestler of the Week Tuesday afternoon. “[Kasper] — he’s a really tough guy,” Solomon, a heavyweight redshirt junior, said after Saturday’s win at the Fitzgerald Field House. “I had to wres...

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper
Matt Kocher