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Pitt baseball swept in Miami

Pitt baseball swept in Miami

By Steve Rotstein / Sports Editor

May 15, 2016

The Pitt baseball team had three chances to shock the No. 4 Miami Hurricanes at Alex Rodriguez Park over the weekend, but came away empty-handed. Although the Panthers (25-23 overall, 10-16 ACC) put up a fight on the road against the ACC Coastal Division-leading Hurricanes (40-9 overall, 19-6 ACC), ...

Penn State defeats Pitt, 11-6, sweeps season series

Penn State defeats Pitt, 11-6, sweeps season series

By Steve Rotstein / Sports Editor

May 12, 2016

The Pitt baseball team drew 12 walks and knocked 12 base hits Wednesday night, but the number players and coaches will likely remember is 18. As in, 18 men left on base. Pitt (25-20 overall, 10-13 ACC) dropped the second game of its home-and-home season series against Penn State (26-23 overall) at C...

Pitt baseball defeats Youngstown State in rain-shortened game, 5-3

Pitt baseball defeats Youngstown State in rain-shortened game, 5-3

By Steve Rotstein / Sports Editor

May 10, 2016

Mother nature may have erased five runs off the Pitt baseball team’s stat sheet, but she arrived too late to wipe out the Panthers’ win. Pitt (25-19 overall, 10-13 ACC) returned home after a successful weekend at Notre Dame with a rain-shortened 5-3 victory over the Youngstown State Penguins (...

Pitt baseball splits series with Maryland Eastern Shore

Pitt baseball splits series with Maryland Eastern Shore

By Steve Rotstein / Sports Editor

May 4, 2016

The Pitt baseball team let what should have been an easy home sweep slip away on Wednesday afternoon and had to settle for a series split against Maryland Eastern Shore. The Panthers (22-18 overall, 8-12 ACC) took game one of the series, 9-1, on Tuesday night, but the Hawks (15-30 overall) came back...

Pitt baseball swept by defending champion Virginia

Pitt baseball swept by defending champion Virginia

By Steve Rotstein / Sports Editor

May 1, 2016

The Pitt baseball team had its six-game winning streak snapped against the reigning College World Series champion Virginia Cavaliers on Saturday afternoon. The home series began with a doubleheader on Saturday. No. 20 Virginia (30-17 overall, 14-10 ACC) took game one of the series by a 5-1 score,...

Zeuch carries on family tradition

Zeuch carries on family tradition

By Steve Rotstein / Staff Writer

April 22, 2016

It was the bottom of the eighth inning March 7, 2015, in Cary, North Carolina, and an upset was in the making. The Pitt Panthers were facing the No. 1 team in the country — the eventual College World Series champion Virginia Cavaliers. The stands were packed with MLB scouts hoping to catch a glim...

Pitt thwarts Youngstown State in mid-week showdown

Pitt thwarts Youngstown State in mid-week showdown

By Ashwini Sivaganesh / Staff Writer

April 20, 2016

In enemy territory, the Pitt baseball team had no problem icing the Youngstown State University Penguins. Thanks to a quick 6-0 lead against YSU, the Panthers defeated their Ohio rivals by a score of 17-5 on Wednesday night at Eastwood Field. The Panthers threatened early, loading the bases with two outs...

Pitt baseball brings down Virginia Tech on the road

Pitt baseball brings down Virginia Tech on the road

By Steve Rotstein / Staff Writer

April 17, 2016

Although the Pitt baseball team maintained its reputation for dropping the series opener, it still picked up a road ACC series win in Blacksburg, Virginia, last weekend. Virginia Tech (12-25, 3-15 ACC) took game one Friday, 5-4, the seventh consecutive time Pitt has lost a series opener. The Panthers (...

Summer Surveys: Ron Sherman

Summer Surveys: Ron Sherman

By Jessica Boddy / Staff Writer

June 2, 2015

With Summer Surveys, The Pitt News hopes to better familiarize the Pitt community with some top Panther athletes. In this installment, we got to know Pitt baseball senior infielder Ron Sherman. What’s a goal you have for the summer?To learn how to play the piano. I’ve always loved instruments, so it’s t...

Welcome Back: Former teammates enter minor league baseball together

Welcome Back: Former teammates enter minor league baseball together

By Sean Corrado / Staff Writer

August 19, 2014

Staten Island, N.Y. – After an hour of heavy rain at Richmond County Bank Ballpark, storm clouds blackened the sky, obscuring the bright lights of Manhattan’s skyline. Matt Wotherspoon ended his chat with teammate Joe Harvey in the left field bullpen and jogged his way to the pitcher’s mound.With ...

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