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November 17, 2019

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Panthers spoil RMU stadium opening in 71-57 win

Trey McGowens, pictured here against Nicholls State, led Pitt with 25 points against Robert Morris University.

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

November 13, 2019

The Panthers played spoiler to the introduction of their host’s new facility, beating RMU 71-57 to earn their first true road win since February 2017.

Weekend Recap: Swimming and Diving gets only team win of long week

Redshirt freshman Micky Phillippi upset Oklahoma’s No. 2 ranked 133-pound Daton Fix during Pitt’s 36-9 loss to No. 3 Oklahoma State Saturday afternoon.

By Tessa Sayers, assistant sports editor

January 21, 2019

Redshirt freshman Micky Phillippi was the lone bright spot of Pitt’s 36-9 loss to No. 3 Oklahoma State this weekend. Phillippi upset the No. 2 ranked 133 pound wrestler in the country, Daton Fix.

Pitt sports: A semester in review

Kenny Pickett and Qadree Ollison celebrate after a successful play during the team’s loss to Clemson in the ACC Championship game.

By Kate Hall, Staff Writer

December 10, 2018

From playoff berths to championship games to championship titles, the Panthers have seen it all. Here is a recap of the biggest moments in Pitt sports this semester.

Thanksgiving Recap: Volleyball, basketball gobble up wins

Sophomore Chinaza Ndee celebrates during the Panthers’ 3-0 victory over Georgia Tech on Wednesday.

By Kate Hall, Staff Writer

November 26, 2018

Pitt football fell to Miami, but three other Panther sports picked up the slack with a winning Thanksgiving weekend both home and away.

Weekend Sports: Volleyball clinches second straight ACC title

Sophomore Nika Markovic celebrates with teammates during the team’s Sept. 30 victory against Florida State.

By Kate Hall, For the Pitt News

November 19, 2018

Records were broken and ACC championships were clinched over the weekend, showing a promising future for the programs heading into the winter seasons.

Weekend Sports: Volleyball’s win streak snapped at 23

Pitt Volleyball lost its first match of the season, 3-1, this weekend to Duke.

By Kate Hall, For the Pitt News

October 29, 2018

Pitt’s football team found success Saturday but it was a tough Halloweekend for the University’s other sports, with the No. 5 volleyball team suffering its first loss of the season Sunday.

Weekend Sports: Volleyball notches two ACC wins to stay unbeaten

Junior middle hitter Layne Van Buskirk (7) attacks the ball during the second set of Pitt’s 3-0 victory over Notre Dame Friday evening. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Assistant Visual Editor)

By Stephen Thompson, Staff Writer

October 22, 2018

Pitt's volleyball team headlined the weekend with two record-breaking games for attendance, along with a fourth-set comeback win over No. 21 Louisville.

Weekend Sports: Homecoming brings mixed results

Junior Nika Markovic (17) celebrated Pitt’s 3-1 victory over Florida State Sept. 30.

By Griffin Floyd, Staff Writer

October 8, 2018

In addition to the football team's big win Saturday, several other Pitt sports teams contributed quality performances over the weekend, most notably the volleyball and soccer teams.

Weekend Sports: Pitt volleyball, softball continue dominance while soccer teams stumble

Junior Nika Markovic (17) celebrates at Pitt’s 3-1 victory over Florida State Sunday afternoon. (Photo by Kaycee Orwig | Staff Photographer)

By Andrew Kelly, For the Pitt News

September 30, 2018

Volleyball and softball led the way for Pitt sports over the weekend, picking up two wins each. The Panthers’ soccer teams, meanwhile, didn’t fare so well.

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