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Five Pitt gymnasts earn All-EAGL Honors

Five Pitt gymnasts earned all-conference honors in the 2020 East Atlantic Gymnastics League, including senior transfer Michaela Burton, who wrapped up her career with three First Team honors for bars, beam and floor.

By Hope Matyas, Staff Writer

March 31, 2020

Pitt's Michaela Burton, Deven Herbine, Olivia Miller, Alecia Petrikis and Ciara Ward received all-conference honors on Monday.

Pitt club ultimate bides time in hope for Championships

Danger (pictured) and En Sabah Nur of Pitt are both projected to attend college nationals.

By Hope Matyas, Staff Writer

March 26, 2020

Club Nationals is held annually over Memorial Day weekend — hopefully, safe from Pitt’s cancellation of all club sport competitions until the end of the 2019-20 school year due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Miller, Walker earn Student-Athlete of the Week honors

Sophomore gymnast Olivia Miller (pictured) earned student athlete of the week recognition alongside track and field’s Noah Walker.

By Hope Matyas, for the Pitt News

March 4, 2020

Two Pitt athletes have marched their way into this week’s spotlight following their podium-worthy performances. Both competed as individuals, and their singular scores have boosted Pitt gymnastics and Pitt track and field to new records.

AAI Award nominee Michaela Burton leads Pitt gymnasts

Senior Michaela Burton holds the highest individual scores for the season on both bars and beam with a 9.850 and 9.925, respectively, and she has earned 10 individual event titles so far.

By Hope Matyas, For the Pitt News

February 20, 2020

Since the beginning of the 2020 competitive season, Michaela Burton has been a high-scoring all-around anchor for Pitt’s team.

Column: Women have earned their space in sports

San Francisco 49ers' Offensive assistant coach Katie Sowers is seen at the Miami Marlins Park during Super Bowl opening night on Monday, Jan. 27.

By Hope Matyas, For the Pitt News

February 14, 2020

Creating space for women in sports serves success and growth but is only attainable when they are respected as athletes or officials, rather than leaning into patterns of gender bias.

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