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Pitt topples West Virginia University, 4-1

Pitt topples West Virginia University, 4-1

By Steve Rotstein / Staff Writer

April 13, 2016


Filed under Sports, Sports / Other Varsity Sports, Top Stories

Although fellow Pitt baseball starting pitchers T.J. Zeuch and Aaron Sandefur are grabbing all the headlines this year, Sam Mersing snagged the spotlight against West Virginia Tuesday night. Mersing allowed just three hits and one walk with seven strikeouts over six scoreless innings to improve to 5-2 on th...

Pitt baseball opens season, goes 3-1 in Florida

Pitt baseball opens season, goes 3-1 in Florida

By Steve Rotstein / Staff Writer

February 21, 2016


Filed under Sports, Sports / Other Varsity Sports, Top Stories

The Pitt baseball team started its 2016 season at the Historic Dodgertown Classic in Vero Beach, Florida, with an offensive explosion against Niagara University but lagged behind for the weekend’s main event against Ohio State. During the tied season opener Friday night, cleanup hitter Alex Kowalczyk calml...

Snow patrol: Ski and Snowboard team ready for season in January

Snow patrol: Ski and Snowboard team ready for season in January

By Steve Rotstein / For the Pitt News

November 3, 2015


Filed under Sports, Sports Features

Katie Epner, a passionate downhill skier, couldn’t find the sport she wanted at Pitt, but rather than wallow in her sorrows, she went and created a club for it.   Epner is a lifelong skier who competed in races as a high school student in Rochester, New York. A senior media and professional com...

Three years after resurrection, Panther Pitt aiming to make a difference

Three years after resurrection, Panther Pitt aiming to make a difference

By Steve Rotstein / for The Pitt News

October 9, 2015


Filed under Football, Homecoming 2015, Specials, Sports

Pitt football’s student section has regained its identity.    The Panther Pitt disappeared during the mid-to-late 2000s when the students who started the group graduated and no one else stepped in to take the reins. After a brief hiatus, The Panther Pitt returned in 2012 and has roared on into 2...

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