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Pitt gymnastics conquers No. 21 WVU for first time in 26 years

Pitt first-year gymnast Lucy Jones posted a score of 9.575 on the beam in the Panthers' win over No. 21 West Virginia. Jeff Ahearn | Senior Staff Photographer

By Bayard Miller | Assistant Sports Editor

January 17, 2017

Pitt gymnastics head coach Debbie Yohman knows her team has struggled on the beam, so she decided to try something new at practice this week. “We got [into the Fitzgerald Field House] and I said, ‘Warm up, and then we’re doing a beam inter-squad. We’re just doing a whole lineup of full be...

Buckeyes stick it to Panther gymnastics

Pitt senior Tracey Pearson took second place in the all-around at the Panthers' season-opening meet against Ohio State. Courtesy of Charles LeClaire|Pitt Athletics

By Bayard Miller | Assistant Sports Editor

January 9, 2017

On a frigid Saturday night in Pittsburgh, the Pitt gymnastics team’s season opener got off to a cold start against the Ohio State Buckeyes. Although Pitt participated in an exhibition last month against the Kent State Golden Flashes, Saturday’s competition was the squad’s first official action...

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