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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

Senior diver Amy Read, originally from Leeds, England, prepares to dive. Read broke Pitt’s record in women’s platform diving last year.

Swimming and diving international athletes embrace challenges of competing in America

By Richie Smiechowski, Staff Writer January 18, 2022
Swimming and diving head coach John Hargis and the rest of his coaching staff haven’t hesitated to pursue international talent. Between the men’s and women’s teams, the rosters combine to have 13 international athletes from nine different countries — a significantly higher number than some other top programs across the country.
Pitt sophomore forward Bertin Jacquesson (10) kicks the ball down the field during Saturday evening’s game against the University of Notre Dame at Alumni Stadium in South Bend, Indiana.

Women’s basketball, track and field pick up big wins during busy Pitt athletics weekend

By Alexander Ganias, Staff Writer December 6, 2021
Track and field picked up 10 wins at the Youngstown State Icebreaker on Friday, women’s basketball beat Ball State handily, and swimming and diving competed at the US Open during a busy weekend for Pitt athletics.
Pitt diving hosted Duquesne for its first meet of the season on Friday, and the women’s team swept the podium for the one meter board.

Weekend Sports Recap: Soccer yields mixed, thrilling results, volleyball dominates

By Alexander Ganias, Staff Writer October 4, 2021
Pitt Athletics kept itself busy over the weekend. Several of its teams competed against worthy adversaries both from the ACC and other conferences. Here’s how each squad fared.
Kellan Stout put Pitt (7-3) up 3-0 over NC State (12-0) at the start, but Pitt eventually fell to NC State 21-12.

Gymnastics, men’s basketball return to win column over weekend

By Griffin Floyd, Staff Writer February 3, 2020
The weekend in Pitt sports was highlighted by redemption for the gymnastics and men’s basketball squads, while wrestling and women’s basketball fell short of major upsets over ACC foes.
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