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Pitt women’s soccer cancels upcoming rematch at Syracuse, making room for spring opponents.

Sophomore forward Amanda West (9) celebrates with her teammates after scoring a goal on Syracuse during Pitt’s 2-0 victory over the Orange on Sept. 17.
October 21, 2020
Orange head coach Nicky Adams broke the news during a press conference Wednesday morning, hours before the announcement made things official, saying Pitt had “decided not to come.”

Despite flaws, Pitt handles business in ACC opener

First-year wide receiver Jordan Addison is tackled.
September 20, 2020
In a defensive showdown where yards were scarce and points were even harder to come by, Pitt ultimately took care of business by stifling Syracuse in a misleadingly close 21-10 win on Saturday afternoon.

Panther defense makes up for offensive woes to beat Syracuse 21-10

Paris Ford celebrates after making an interception in the third quarter of Saturday's game against Syracuse.
September 19, 2020
In a game marked by offensive mishaps, Pitt (2-0, 1-0 ACC) beat conference rival Syracuse (0-2, 0-2 ACC) 21-10.

Preview: Panthers to squash Orange

Staff writer Tyler Mathes predicts Pitt will win this Saturday vs. Syracuse.
September 17, 2020
Coming off of a thunderous 55-0 win over Austin Peay to open the season, the Pitt Panthers (1-0, 0-0 ACC) host the Syracuse Orange (0-1, 0-1 ACC) tomorrow at 12:00 p.m. at Heinz Field. 

Pitt flops against rival Syracuse on Senior Night

First-year forward Justin Champagnie competes for possession of the ball.
February 27, 2020
In a game that could have proven pivotal as the Pitt men’s basketball closes the season, the Panthers failed to show up, falling to Syracuse in a lifeless 23-point blowout Wednesday night.

Pitt to stifle Syracuse stars on senior night

Sophomore guard Xavier Johnson (1) at last year’s matchup against Syracuse at the Pete.
February 25, 2020
With the Oakland Zoo behind it and an improved performance against Syracuse’s infamous zone defense, Pitt will upset the Orange following Wednesday’s senior night festivities.

Shooting struggles sink Pitt at Syracuse, 71-53

First-year guard Emy Hayford navigates around Duke’s Azana Baines. Pitt lost to Syracuse Sunday 53-71.
February 17, 2020
Pitt women’s basketball traveled to Syracuse, New York, on Sunday, hoping to exact revenge on a team that had already beaten Pitt earlier in the season. The Panthers were unable to do so, ultimately falling 71-53 at the Carrier Dome, but not before achieving a program milestone.

Poor shooting streak seals Pitt loss to Syracuse, 69-51

Fifth-year guard Aysia Bugg (2) scored 13 points during Pitt’s 69-51 loss to Syracuse on Sunday.
January 20, 2020
Pitt women’s basketball began Sunday’s matinee matchup against Syracuse like a team on track to finally snap its nine-game losing streak, but collapsed down the stretch and pushed the streak to double digits.

Football Takeaways: Aggression is a double-edged sword

Senior safety Damar Hamlin (03) tackles Syracuse running back Jarveon Howard (28) during the 2018 matchup with the Orange at Heinz Field.
October 22, 2019
The same aggressive defense that made Panthers head coach Pat Narduzzi famous at Michigan State showed itself against the Orange, though Pitt kept the score close by making several avoidable mistakes.

Orange Crushed: Pitt ekes out victory over rival Syracuse

Junior running back A.J. Davis (21) achieved the first 100-yard rushing game of his career, picking up 103 yards on 16 carries against Syracuse on Saturday.
October 20, 2019
Pitt football made the trek north Friday to Syracuse for the 75th all-time meeting with its former Big East and current ACC rivals, the Orange. This year’s installation of Panthers football has developed a flare for the dramatic, to put it lightly.
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