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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Pitt volleyball coach Dan Fisher yells during Pitts game against BYU in the second round of the NCAA womens volleyball tournament in the Petersen Events Center on Dec. 3, 2022.

Preview | Pitt athletics prepares for packed weekend slate

By Mason Carter, Staff Writer October 20, 2023

With the week nearly over, Panther fans can now sit back and enjoy a jam-packed slate of Panthers games this weekend. Most people know football is the king around this time of the year, but the other Panthers...

Redshirt junior outside hitter Valeria Vazquez Gomez (2) celebrates after Pitts win against BYU in the second round of the NCAA womens volleyball tournament in the Petersen Events Center on Dec. 3 2022.

Weekend sports recap | Pitt athletics nearly perfect over the weekend

By Jermaine Sykes, Assistant Sports Editor September 10, 2023

This weekend was almost perfect for Pitt Athletics, with multiple teams getting back on track or continuing their good starts to the season. Here’s a recap of the weekend.  Men’s soccer While...

Notre Dames Cormac Ryan (5) drives past High Points Zack Austin (55) during an NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021 at Purcell Pavilion in South Bend, Ind.

Column | Most entertaining players to watch at Pitt this semester

By Ari Meyer, Staff Writer September 5, 2023

As the 2023 athletic calendar begins, Pitt fans will flock from all over to watch their favorite players take the field. Each sport has exciting players who cause the fans to show up in droves. Here are...

Must-watch athletics events this fall

Must-watch athletics events this fall

By Jack Markowski, Senior Staff Writer August 13, 2023

Fall sports season is almost upon us, representing an exciting time at Pitt with plenty of athletic events scheduled over the course of the next few months worth indulging in. Keep an eye out for some...

Pitt volleyball players huddle up during a game against NC State on Sept. 25.

Grading Pitt Athletics teams for the 2022-23 year

By Jermaine Sykes, Senior Staff Writer April 19, 2023
After a long year, it’s time to give Pitt’s sports teams a final grade. Senior Staff Writer Jermaine Sykes grades each Pitt team and gives Pitt Athletics a final GPA for the 2022-23 school year.
Junior right handed pitcher Logan Evans pitches on April 7 against Notre Dame at Charles L. Cost Field.

Pitt baseball surprises against No. 7 UVA, volleyball sweeps spring slate

By Alex Porter, Staff Writer April 16, 2023
Pitt baseball won two of three games against No. 7 UVA and volleyball finished their spring slate with a 3-1 win against Kentucky, highlighting a strong weekend across the athletic department.
Pitt baseball stands in a huddle before the game against Bucknell on Tuesday, Feb. 28.

Swim and dive sends 12 to NCAA Championships, softball throws no-hitter during spring break

By David Scott, Staff Writer March 12, 2023
Pitt athletics stayed active during spring break, with swimming and diving, baseball, men’s basketball, softball, women’s gymnastics and women’s lacrosse competing throughout the week.
A Pitt swimmer competes during the Western PA Invite this weekend.

Weekend Sports Recap | Wrestling and men’s basketball climb up the ACC

By Sara Meyer, Staff Writer January 29, 2023
Pitt athletics had one of its busiest stretches of the winter this weekend with six teams in action last weekend. The Panthers were largely successful, notching huge upset wins in wrestling and men’s basketball.
Jamarius Burton (11) drives toward the hoop during Saturday’s game against Florida State.

Weekend Sports Recap | Men’s basketball falls to FSU, wrestling stays hot against Virginia

By David Scott, Staff Writer January 22, 2023
Pitt track and field, wrestling, gymnastics and men’s and women’s basketball teams continued their seasons over the weekend. Here’s how they fared in their respective events.
Senior Pitt wrestler Cole Matthews celebrates a win against Arizona State’s Cleveland Belton on Jan. 14, 2022.

Weekend Sports Update | Men’s basketball improves in ACC play, swim and dive wins Backyard Brawl

By David Scott, Staff Writer January 16, 2023
Much of Pitt athletics stayed active over the weekend, with swimming and diving, men’s basketball, women’s basketball, track and field, wrestling and gymnastics continuing their winter slates.
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