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Men’s Glee Club PDoG strategy includes incentives, reimbursement

Men’s Glee Club PDoG strategy includes incentives, reimbursement

By Emily Wolfe, Assistant News Editor March 1, 2019
Pitt Men’s Glee Club, which won $2,500 for bringing in the second-highest number of donations among student groups on Thursday’s third annual Pitt Day of Giving, allegedly encouraged its members to make donations in exchange for discounts on club expenses and, in some cases, full reimbursement.
Senior Amber Washington lost 6-4 in her double's match with junior Callie Frey on Wednesday. Courtesy of Pitt Athletics

Pitt tennis falls to Notre Dame in ACC Tournament

By David Leftwich | Staff Writer April 28, 2017

After a winless regular season in the ACC, the Pitt women’s tennis team was knocked out of the conference tournament and concluded its season with a first-round loss to Notre Dame. The No.15 Panthers...

Matt Hawley | Staff Photographer

Pitt tennis remains winless in ACC

The struggling Pitt tennis team, which hasn't won a team match since March 11, went into this weekend completely winless in the ACC. That didn't change over Easter weekend as the Panthers (3-14, 0-13...

Redshirt senior Amber Washington beat No. 45 Kimmy Guerin in a three-set match during the game versus Wake Forest over the weekend. Matt Hawley | Staff Photographer

Pitt tennis trampled by Demon Deacons, Hokies

By David Leftwich | Staff Writer April 10, 2017

After dropping both contests during last weekend’s trip to North Carolina, the Pitt tennis team attempted turning its season around as it hosted No. 28 Wake Forest Friday and Virginia Tech Saturday. The...

Natsumi Okamoto was the only member of the Pitt tennis team to win a match this weekend. Courtesy of Pitt Athletics

Pitt tennis falls in North Carolina to Duke, NC State

By David Leftwich | Staff Writer April 3, 2017

Riding a four-game losing streak, the Pitt women’s tennis team looked to turn its season around during this weekend’s trip to North Carolina. Unfortunately for the Panthers (3-10, 0-8 ACC), the weekend...

Pitt sophomore Natsumi Okamoto dropped a 6-2, 6-4 decision in the No. 6 singles spot Saturday at Louisville. Courtesy of Pitt Athletics

Pitt tennis trounced at Louisville, 6-1

By David Leftwich | Staff Writer February 27, 2017

After finding early season success at home, the Pitt tennis team has now dropped two straight matches on the road. The Panthers squared off against the No. 49 Louisville Cardinals Saturday and suffered a...

Sophomore Gabriela Rezende won her match at Penn State Sunday afternoon in straight sets. Photo Courtesy of Pitt Athletics

Pitt tennis served up loss to Penn State, 4-3

By Bayard Miller | Assistant Sports Editor February 13, 2017

The Panthers were one match away from winning, but the hosting Penn State Nittany Lions came away with a victory over the Pitt women’s tennis team Sunday afternoon, 4-3. “Unfortunately, today we...

Natsumi Okamoto, pictured playing against UNC last year, teamed up with teammate Gabriela Rezende to win in a doubles match Saturday. Photo courtesy of Pitt Athletics

Pitt tennis team holds off Duquesne

By David Leftwich | Staff Writer February 6, 2017

Rebounding after a tough 6-1 loss to Notre Dame Jan. 29, the Pitt women’s tennis team narrowly defeated hometown rival Duquesne Saturday at the Alpha Tennis and Fitness Center. The Panthers came out...

Senior Amber Washington won all four of her matches at the Vartabedian Invite in Harmarville, Pennsylvania. Courtesy of Pitt Athletics

Pitt tennis racks up pair of resounding wins to start 2017 season

By David Leftwich | Staff Writer January 17, 2017

Coming off its most successful season in four years, the Pitt women’s tennis team built off that momentum with an emphatic performance in its 2017 season-opening meet. Last season, the Panthers claimed...

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