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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

Alexee Haynes got a hit in both games of Fridays doubleheader, but the Panthers dropped all three games against Syracuse this weekend. Anna Bongardino | Staff Photographer

Orange Alert: Syracuse softball sweeps Panthers

Going into the weekend series against the evenly-matched Syracuse Orange, the Pitt softball team expected a competitive game. After three straight losses, the Panthers came out to claim last place in the...

Brittany Knight won the ACC Pitcher of the Week award after her first week of collegiate competition. Elaina Zachos | Senior Staff Photographer

Over Knight Sensation: Brittany Knight carving out starring role for Panthers

By Rebecca Sauers | Staff Writer April 6, 2017

You can’t pitch any better than Pitt true freshman Brittany Knight did Feb. 10, in her first game of college competition. Still, she was startled when a trainer approached her during a practice the next...

Kayla Harris had the best pitching performance of the weekend for the Panthers on Sunday, but still lost 5-0. Kyleen Considine | Staff Photographer

Have mercy: Pitt softball swept by Seminoles

By Rebecca Sauers | Staff Writer April 3, 2017

The Pitt softball team needed mercy this weekend in Florida battling against the best team in the country. In NCAA softball, if a team is leading by eight or more runs after five innings, the game...

The Pitt softball team greets sophomore Gabrielle Fredericks at home plate after her pinch-hit two-run home run in a 7-1 win over Penn State. Kyleen Considine | Staff Photographer

Panthers slam state rival Nittany Lions, 7-1

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor March 29, 2017

With the rival Penn State Nittany Lions in town and bragging rights on the line, the Pitt softball team left no doubt about who the best softball team in the state is Wednesday night. The Panthers (17-13)...

Pitt catcher Valerie Ortega records an out at home plate in the Panthers doubleheader Saturday against Boston College. Elaina Zachos | Senior Staff Photographer

Pitt softball notches first ACC win in series finale vs. Boston College

By Rebecca Sauers | For The Pitt News March 26, 2017

After eight straight losses to open up conference play, the Pitt softball team picked up its first ACC win of 2017 Saturday night. The Panthers (16-13 overall, 1-8 ACC) fell to the Boston College Eagles...

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