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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 basketball’s recent stretch defined by disappointment

Sophomore guard Au’Diese Toney made only three of 14 shot attempts during Wednesday night’s 73-57 loss to Georgia Tech.

By Dalton Miller, Staff Writer

March 6, 2020

Pitt hasn't looked hungry or aggressive during its seven-game losing streak, instead appearing complacent and fatigued.

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.

Shooting woes have wiped out Pitt’s tournament hopes

First-year forward Justin Champagnie’s layup is blocked by Syracuse.

By Dalton Miller, Staff Writer

February 28, 2020

Pitt has failed to shoot over 40% from the field since Feb. 8 against Georgia Tech, which was also the team’s last victory.

Weekend Sports Recap: Volleyball salvages sour results

First-year guard Amber Brown pushes through Georgetown’s defense.

By Dalton Miller, Staff Writer

November 17, 2019

Pitt Athletics found itself on the wrong end of a disappointing weekend. While both cross country teams failed to qualify for the NCAA Championship meet, women’s basketball and wrestling compounded those losses with stinging defeats. The second-ranked volleyball team provided the lone bright spot of the weekend, picking up an ACC title and a spot in the NCAA Tournament with a win over Duke.

Weekend Sports Recap: Men’s soccer, Volleyball make history

Friday’s match marked Pitt voleyball’s 100th ACC win.

By Dalton Miller, for the Pitt News

November 11, 2019

Pitt athletics put together a solid weekend, with the wrestling and volleyball teams picking up big wins, while both the men's and women's swimming and diving teams sank in their meets. Volleyball continued its conference match winning streak and wrestling opened its dual meet season with a convincing win.

Weekend Sports Recap: Cross country winds down, wrestling heats up

Pitt volleyball swept Wake Forest 3-0 at home on Friday, improving it’s record to 22-1 overall and 11-0 in the ACC.

By Dalton Miller, for The Pitt News

November 4, 2019

Pitt athletics collected a mixed bag this Halloween weekend — of wins and losses, not candy. A record-setting volleyball win and title-winning bouts for Panther wrestlers were dampened by a rough outing in cross country and a tough loss in men's soccer.

Pitt gymnasts embrace team environment

One of the major differences between college and club gymnastics is that in college gymnastics, gymnasts compete for a team rather than individually.

By Alexa Marzina, Staff Writer

January 16, 2019

Most members of Pitt gymnastics spent their club careers striving for individual recognition and achievement. Now, they relish in being able to accomplish goals as a team.

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