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Panther Spotlight: Hess, Vera, Phillips impress as spring rolls in

Panther Spotlight: Hess, Vera, Phillips impress as spring rolls in

By Ben Mankowski, Staff Writer

March 3, 2020

Kyle Hess, Blaise Vera and Breanna Phillips all impressed for their respective Pitt sports teams over the past week.

Swim and dive, gymnastics post historic results over weekend

Swim and dive, gymnastics post historic results over weekend

By Griffin Floyd, Staff Writer

March 2, 2020

Pitt swimming and diving and track and field saw their regular seasons end this weekend and posted historic results. Softball, meanwhile, is just getting started with ACC play, but dropped two of three in their first conference series at North Carolina. 

Swimming, track prepare for ACC Tournaments

Swimming, track prepare for ACC Tournaments

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

February 25, 2020

This weekend holds high stakes for Pitt athletics, with the ACC Indoor Track Championships taking place Feb. 27 to 29 at Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana, and the ACC Men’s Swimming Championships taking place Feb. 26 to 29 in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Women’s swimming and diving posts strong ACC Tournament

Women’s swimming and diving posts strong ACC Tournament

By Henry Jackson, Staff Writer

February 23, 2020

The weekend in Pitt sports was highlighted by a major upset from wrestling and continued steady play from baseball, but both basketball teams continue to struggle. Women’s swim made a splash at the ACC Swimming and Diving Championship in Greensboro, North Carolina, while softball played just down the road in Greenville.

Daigneault leads Pitt swimmers through first two days of ACC Championships

Daigneault leads Pitt swimmers through first two days of ACC Championships

By Marshall Worth, Staff Writer

February 21, 2020

Senior swimmer Valerie Daigneault scored points individually and as part of Pitt's 800-yard freestyle relay to lead the Panthers over the first two days of the ACC Championships.

Swim supremacy and wrestling conquest highlight Pitt sports weekend

Swim supremacy and wrestling conquest highlight Pitt sports weekend

By Griffin Floyd, Staff Writer

January 27, 2020

The weekend in Pitt sports was highlighted by the No. 10 wrestling team bouncing back in a big way after a tough loss against Oklahoma State on Saturday, Jan. 18. The swim and dive team excelled too — along with Senior Day festivities, they dominated other universities in the area in the Western PA Invitational at Trees Pool.

Vera headlines progress of Pitt swimmers

Vera headlines progress of Pitt swimmers

By Henry Jackson, For the Pitt News

January 22, 2020

The Pitt men’s swim team brought back nearly every member of last year’s record setting group, including speedster Blaise Vera — who at one point this season held the national 50-yard freestyle record.

Weekend sports: Pitt teams experience inverse results

Weekend sports: Pitt teams experience inverse results

By Marshall Worth, for the Pitt News

January 21, 2020

Pitt athletics had a busy weekend, as five teams took part in events. While men’s basketball’s win over UNC grabbed most of the headlines, other squads suited up for both conference and non-conference play — and experienced a mixed bag of results.

Panther Spotlight: Murphy, Vera, Matthews headline winter sports

Panther Spotlight: Murphy, Vera, Matthews headline winter sports

By John Riskis, Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

To quote HBO blockbuster “Game of Thrones”’ most famous father, Ned Stark, “Winter is coming.” The snow has already arrived and with it some seasonal Pitt athletics action. As the new season begins, these Panther athletes have already proven their value.

Weekend Sports Recap: Men’s soccer, Volleyball make history

Weekend Sports Recap: Men’s soccer, Volleyball make history

By Dalton Miller, for the Pitt News

November 11, 2019

Pitt athletics put together a solid weekend, with the wrestling and volleyball teams picking up big wins, while both the men's and women's swimming and diving teams sank in their meets. Volleyball continued its conference match winning streak and wrestling opened its dual meet season with a convincing win.

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