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The Pitt News

Pitt softball player Dani Drogemuller (16) pitches at the softball game vs. Clemson last Saturday.

Weekend Sports Recap | Baseball upsets No. 6 Virginia

By Alexander Ganias, Staff Writer April 17, 2022
As the semester winds down, Pitt baseball is heating up. The team continued a hot run through conference play with a 2-1 series win over No. 6 Virginia, headlining the weekend in Pitt athletics.
Pitt softball player Dani Drogemuller (16) pitches at the softball game vs. Clemson on Saturday.

Pitt softball alumni recognized in Saturday matchup against Clemson Tigers

By Christopher Cornejo, Staff Writer April 12, 2022
Pitt softball celebrated its 25th anniversary Saturday at Vartabedian Field, and a pre-game ceremony featured an appearance from members of the 2015 team.
Pitt junior outfielder Bailey Drapola (24) prepares to bat during Wednesday’s softball game vs. St. Francis.

Panthers’ pitching leads the way versus Saint Francis

By Jermaine Sykes, Staff Writer April 7, 2022
Under the gloomy Pittsburgh sky, the Panthers did just enough to get past in-state opponent Saint Francis (20-13 overall, 8-1 NEC). Pitt (13-16 overall, 1-9 ACC) pulled out a 3-1 home victory on Wednesday.
Pitt graduate student pitcher Ally Muraskin (30) pitches at a Texas A&M Invitational game against Stephen F. Austin State University on Feb. 25.

Panthers Softball rout RMU in cross-town battle

By Christopher Cornejo, Staff Writer March 31, 2022
The Panthers (12-14, 1-7 ACC) got back in the win column, drubbing the Colonials 7-2 after posting a season-high 12 hits during the non-conference showdown.
Pitt’s Cole Matthews celebrates a win in January against Arizona State’s Cleveland Belton.

Pitt swimmers, divers and wrestlers clinch spots in nationals during spring break

By Alexander Ganias, Staff Writer March 14, 2022
Championships for winter sports have arrived, and Pitt is well into the thick of title chasing. Meanwhile, spring sports are picking up steam with the Panthers knee-deep into their non-conference schedules.
Pitt graduate student pitcher Ally Muraskin (30) pitches at a Texas A&M Invitational game against Stephen F. Austin State University on Friday.

Pitt softball pulls record above .500 after 3-1 weekend in South Carolina

By Nicholas Aaron, Staff Writer February 28, 2022
Pitt softball pulled its season record back above .500 after beating Tennessee Tech, Cleveland State and USC Upstate during a four-game series this past weekend in South Carolina.
Pitt junior infielder Kayla Lane (8) bats at a Texas A&M Invitational game on Friday against Missouri State University.

Pitt softball posts strong showing at Texas A&M invitational

By Chris Cornejo, Staff Writer February 20, 2022
Following a lackluster start to their 2022 campaign at the Northern Lights Invitational, the Panthers bounced back at the Texas A&M Invitational this past weekend. Pitt ended the event with three wins and one loss.
Pitt first-year softball player Haylie Brunson hits the ball during a game in the Northern Lights Invitational in Leesburg, Florida.

Panther softball seeks identity after losing three of five to open season

By Nick Aaron, Staff Writer February 17, 2022
While losing three of five to start the 2022 season in Leesburg, Florida, Pitt softball’s bats didn’t show up in every game. The Panthers need the offense to bring the heat this weekend if they want to improve upon a sub-.500 record.
Pitt vs. Arizona State at a wrestling match on Jan. 14 at the Fitzgerald Field House.

Weekend sports recap: Softball drops three of five to open season in Florida

By Jack Markowski, Staff Writer February 13, 2022
Pitt softball dropped three of five opening weekend games to start its 2022 campaign, while Panthers lacrosse won the first game in program history, during a busy weekend in Pitt athletics.
Pitt softball alumni Brittany Knight pitches. Pitt softball looks to improve after finishing 11th in the ACC in 2021.

Young Pitt softball striving to make 2022 postseason

By Alexander Ganias, Staff Writer January 11, 2022
After playing back-to-back truncated seasons, Pitt softball is making its final preparations for 2022, in the hopes that a full season is in its sights.
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