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Pitt wrestling earns second place at ACC Championship

Senior heavyweight Demetrius Thomas earned his second straight individual ACC Championship title.

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

March 10, 2020

Hosting the ACC Wrestling Championship for the first time in program history, No. 8 Pitt wrestling put on a show for its home fans Sunday at the Petersen Events Center.

Column: Wrestling is Pitt’s top winter product

Senior Demetrius Thomas currently sits at No. 8 in the NCAA heavyweight division.

By Jack Clay, Staff Writer

January 22, 2020

Though Pitt volleyball’s magical run ended in December and the men’s basketball team is still years away from national relevancy, there’s still a top-ranked Panther team to support on campus.

No. 3 Ohio State wrestling takes down No. 15 Pitt, 23-12

Micky Phillippi recorded one of Pitt's four individual wins during Friday's match against Ohio State.

By Jack Clay, Staff Writer

November 16, 2019

The up-and-coming Panthers hosted No. 3 Ohio State today in the Fitzgerald Field House in what could end up as their toughest test of the season.

Pitt wrestlers wrap up NCAA Championships after Day 2

Over 18,000 fans flocked to Pittsburgh's PPG Paints Arena for Day 2 of the NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships on Friday.

By Jack Clay, Staff Writer

March 23, 2019

Friday’s session included the tournament quarterfinals, semifinals, wrestlebacks and four of Pitt’s own wrestlers.

Phillippi, Bonaccorsi shine at Day 1 of NCAA Wrestling Championships

No. 4 redshirt freshman Micky Phillippi (pictured during a January 2019 match against Oklahoma State), 133-pounds, will advance alongside 184-pound No. 13 redshirt freshman Nino Bonaccorsi to the NCAA Division I Wrestling Championship quarterfinals.

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

March 22, 2019

The Pitt wrestling team saw two of its five wrestlers — No. 4 Micky Phillippi and No. 13 Nino Bonaccorsi — advance past the first two Thursday sessions of the NCAA Division I Wrestling Championship.

Five Pitt wrestlers to compete at NCAA Championships

Redshirt freshman Micky Phillippi (pictured) will be joined by teammates junior heavyweight Demetrius Thomas, redshirt junior Taleb Rahmani, redshirt junior Kellan Stout and redshirt freshman Nino Bonaccorsi at the NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships held at PPG Paints Arena this weekend.

By Griffin Floyd, Staff Writer

March 20, 2019

With Pittsburgh hosting the NCAA Championships for the first time since 1957, it’s fitting that the Panthers will send five wrestlers to enjoy the hometown advantage: Micky Phillippi, Demetrius Thomas, Taleb Rahmani, Nino Bonaccorsi and Kellan Stout.

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