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The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Junior attacker Ava Washington (0) strategizes her next move at the women’s lacrosse game versus UNC at Highmark Stadium on Saturday.

Photos: Women’s lacrosse falls to UNC 16-9

By Liam Sullivan, Staff Photographer April 17, 2024

Pitt women’s lacrosse lost to UNC 16-9 on Saturday afternoon at Highmark Stadium.

Graduate student defender Brittney Villhauer (25) yells during Pitt women’s lacrosse’s game against Duke at Highmark Stadium on March 26, 2023.

Pitt lacrosse falls to Arizona State 18-11

By Lily Peters, Staff Writer February 18, 2024

Pitt lacrosse (1-1, 0-0 ACC) traveled to Tempe, Arizona (3-0, 0-0 PAC) to take on the Sun Devils in their second game of the season. The Panthers lost to the Sun Devils with a final score of 18-11. Arizona...

Senior midfielder Maureen McNierney (22) runs downfield during Friday night’s game against Duquesne at Highmark Stadium.

Pitt lacrosse dominates Duquesne in season opener

By Lily Peters, Staff Writer February 13, 2024

Pitt lacrosse had its season opener on Feb. 9 against local Pittsburgh team Duquesne. The Panthers ultimately cruised past the Dukes, winning the game 20-2. The Panthers came out hot offensively in...

Pitt lacrosse players celebrate their win against Duquesne on Friday night at Highmark Stadium. Left to right: first-year defender Megan Sheridan (35), junior attacker Sydney Naylor (9), first-year attacker Kendall Barnes (21).

Photos: Women’s lacrosse dominates Duquesne 20-2

By Nate Yonamine, Assistant Visual Editor February 12, 2024

Pitt women’s lacrosse wins its season opener against the Duquesne Dukes 20-2 for a third season in a row at Highmark Stadium on Friday night.

Pitt women’s lacrosse players huddle up during a game against Duke at Highmark Stadium on Sunday, March 26, 2023.

‘Most excited I’ve been’: Pitt lacrosse gears up for its third season

By Camille de Jesus, Staff Writer January 24, 2024

As the spring season inches closer, both athletes and fans are gearing up to get back to playing and watching the sports they love.  Pitt lacrosse knows this feeling of eagerness all too well. The...

Sophomore gymnast Hallie Copperwheat competed in bar and beams at the NCAA regionals at the Petersen Events Center.

Weekend Sports Recap | Gymnastics competes at regionals, softball takes series against Notre Dame

By Sara Meyer, Staff Writer April 2, 2023
Pitt athletics had a packed schedule this weekend, competing in both ACC and NCAA tournament play. Softball took two of three against Notre Dame while three members of the gymnastics team competed in the NCAA regional championships.
Pitt lacrosse players on the sidelines of their game against Duquesne on Feb. 11.

From preschool to Pitt — lifelong friends Amelia Haywood and Lilly Comello share remarkable lacrosse journey

By Richie Smiechowski, Sports Editor February 16, 2023
First-year Pitt lacrosse players Amelia Haywood and Lilly Comello are no strangers to each other — they’ve gone to school together since they were three, and 15 years later are the first two official walk-on players in program history.
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