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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

Pitt’s inaugural lacrosse team has nine players lined up for the 2020 season.

Lacrosse recruits remain active despite quarantine

By Alex Lehmbeck, Senior Staff Writer April 3, 2020
Although in-person schooling, practices and competitions have been placed on hold, Pitt's lacrosse recruits have continued to improve their games.
First-year utility player V’Lique Carter (19) carries the ball during October’s matchup with Duke.

Looking ahead at Pitt football in 2019

By Michael Nitti, Staff Writer February 20, 2019
With National Signing Day in the books and the Panthers 15 days away from spring camp, now is a good time to evaluate the current state of Pitt’s football team.
First-year guard Trey McGowens, pictured here against Niagara, led Pitt with 17 points in its ACC-opening loss to UNC.

Panthers prowl during holiday hiatus

By Nick Carlisano, Staff Writer January 7, 2019
While the students were away, the Panthers’ student-athletes were out to play. You catch up on what you missed and read what Pitt accomplished over break here.
Today’s signees bring Pitt’s total 2018 recruit class up to 22 after college football’s new early signing day, which occurred in December. (John Hamilton | Managing Editor)

Pitt nabs top recruits on National Signing Day

Pitt football has almost rounded out its squad for the 2018 season after National Signing Day Wednesday. Some players who signed were expected, including Belle Vernon offensive lineman Blake Zubovic...

Noah Palmer played defensive end and tight end while attending Thomas Jefferson High School in Jefferson Hills, Pennsylvania. (Photo courtesy of Noah Palmer)

Noah Palmer brings local flair to Pitt defense

By Alex Lehmbeck, Staff Writer January 24, 2018

Noah Palmer finished his high school football career with a win at Heinz Field. The 2018 Pitt football signee is hoping for many more victories in the stadium during the next four years — but this time...

Virginia native Wendell Davis was one of 17 players to sign National Letters of Intent to Pitt on Dec. 20. (Photo courtesy of Wendell Davis)

Wendell Davis brings linebacker depth to Pitt

By Alex Lehmbeck, Staff Writer January 17, 2018

When Wendell Davis committed to Pitt in June of 2017, the Panthers realized right away they had gotten a good one. Head coach Pat Narduzzi tweeted his excitement fewer than 20 minutes later, with a...

With Zelinski’s addition to the roster, it is unlikely head coach Pat Narduzzi returns all quarterback options. (Anna Bongardino / Assistant Visual Editor)

Junior-college quarterback commits to Pitt

By Jordan Mondell | Assistant Sports Editor December 10, 2017

Pitt football just signed a junior-college quarterback for next season, extending their roster under center. Tyler Zelinski of Erie Community College said Sunday on Twitter he committed to Pitt as a...

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