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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

A Pitt wrestler pins their opponent during Friday evening’s meet against Virginia in the Fitzgerald Field House.

Photos: Pitt wrestling dominates Virginia 35-7

By Hannah Levine, Staff Photographer February 26, 2024

Pitt wrestling closes out senior night and the regular season with a win against Virginia 35-7 on Friday night in the Fitzgerald Field House.

A Pitt wrestler competes during Thursday evening’s meet against Rider in the Fitzgerald Field House.

Photos: Wrestling beats Rider 29-9

By Kaylee Uribe, Senior Staff Photographer February 26, 2024

Pitt wrestling wins against Rider 29-9 on Thursday evening in the Fitzgerald Field House.

A Pitt wrestler fights for hand control during Friday evening’s match against Virginia Tech in the Fitzgerald Field House.

Photos: Pitt Wrestling loses to Virginia Tech 12-26

By Pamela Smith, Contributing Editor February 18, 2024

Pitt Wrestling falls to No. 13 Virginia Tech on Friday night in the Fitzgerald Field House.

Redshirt senior Holden Heller competes during Fridays wrestling meet against NC State in the Fitzgerald Field House.

Pitt wrestling’s Heller brothers continue their storied wrestling careers together

By Jenna Paler, Staff Writer February 2, 2024

Redshirt seniors Holden and Reece Heller joined the Pitt wrestling team in 2022 after transferring from Hofstra. This dynamic duo took on wrestling from their father, Mark, as he shared his love for NCAA...

A Pitt wrestler is declared the winner of their match during Fridays wrestling meet against NC State in the Fitzgerald Field House.

Pitt wrestling loses to No. 8 NC State in their ACC dual opener

By Jermaine Sykes, Assistant Sports Editor January 27, 2024

After two consecutive home losses to top-25 ranked teams, Pitt wrestling looked to finally defend the Fitzgerald Field House and beat No. 8 NC State in their ACC dual opener. The Panthers and the Wolfpack...

Wrestlers grapple during Sunday afternoon’s match against the Arizona State Sun Devils at the Fitzgerald Field House.

Photos: Pitt wrestling suffers narrow loss to Arizona State

By Nate Yonamine, Assistant Visual Editor January 22, 2024

The Pitt Panthers are narrowly defeated by the Arizona State Sun Devils 20-21.

ASU junior Tristan Mascarenas attempts to maintain control of first-year Vinnie Santaniello during Sunday afternoon’s match against the Arizona State Sun Devils at the Fitzgerald Field House.

Pitt wrestling losses to Arizona State following injury forfeit

By Mason Carter, Staff Writer January 22, 2024

After a week off from action, Pitt wrestling suffered a stinging 21-20 criteria loss to No. 24 Arizona State Sunday evening. The Panthers were leading 20-14 until an injury to heavyweight Dayton Pitzer...

Redshirt first-year Vinnie Santaniello competes during Friday nights wrestling meet at the Fitzgerald Field House.

Takeaways | Pitt wrestling loses more momentum with loss to Oklahoma State

By Brian Sherry, Sports Editor January 16, 2024

No. 15 Pitt wrestling (7-4, ACC 0-0) put itself on the map this season following a 21-13 beat down of No. 5 Ohio State on Dec. 10. The young Pitt program was in the midst of a four-match win streak and...

Redshirt senior Cole Matthews grapples with an opponent during Friday nights wrestling meet at the Fitzgerald Field House.

Photos: Pitt wrestling loses to OSU 31-6

By Ethan Shulman, Visual Editor January 14, 2024

The No. 15 Pitt Panthers lost to No. 5 OSU 31-6 on Friday night in the Fitzgerald Field House.

Redshirt first-year Finn Solomon wins a round against Illinois at the Fitzgerald Field House on Sunday.

Photos: Pitt wrestling defeats Illinois 22-9

By Alex Jurkuta, Staff Photographer December 4, 2023

Pitt wrestling defeated Illinois 22-9 on Sunday evening in the Fitzgerald Field House.

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