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Wright, Pessima dominate from Northwest to NCAA

Senior Shyheim Wright (pictured) and sophomore Eddita Pessima have had some of the best seasons for hurdlers in school history and have been two of the best hurdlers in the ACC.

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

February 20, 2020

As the NCAA indoor track and field season approaches its final weeks, two Panthers are looking to put an exclamation point on what has already been a historic year.

Track, gymnastics harbor hardware after first weekend

Senior Deven Herbine finishes her floor routine at Saturday's 194.225-193.800 loss to New Hampshire.

By Griffin Floyd, Staff Writer

January 12, 2020

Outside of the basketball teams, Pitt athletics had a relaxed start to the semester. The track and field and gymnastics squads were the only teams with events over the weekend, with both taking home hardware.

Weekend Sports: West K’s 12 at Cost Field

Redshirt junior Derek West (46) struck out 12 Wake Forest batters in 6.0 frames.

By Alexa Marzina, Staff Writer

April 15, 2019

Some of Pitt’s teams didn’t earn their desired end result, but the weekend still provided standout moments across Panther athletics.

Weekend Sports: Track team paces Pitt athletics

Senior gymnast Brittany West earned a 9.750 on beam at the National Collegiate Gymnastics Championship on Friday.

By Alexa Marzina, Staff Writer

April 8, 2019

Despite the hype for Pitt athletics to reveal the new team uniforms in “retro” colors Sunday, the Panthers didn’t have a great weekend — only the track team provided top finishes.

Weekend Sports: Pitt track goes for gold

Senior first baseman Gabrielle Fredericks (pictured) and junior catcher Walker Barbee recorded the lone Panthers’ RBIs on the day.

By Griffin Floyd, Staff Writer

April 1, 2019

While Brad Pitt’s acting has been perfect in all 71 movies he’s been in, the Panthers’ weekend had far more mixed results.

Weekend Sports: Baseball, softball suffer sweeps

First-year Abby Edwards pitched against Ohio University during a March 19 game. This past weekend, the Panthers lost all three of their games against Virginia Tech.

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

March 25, 2019

While the sun came out for the first time in a long time, it was a bleak, dark weekend for Pitt athletics.

Weekend Sports: Tough three days for Pitt athletics

Junior Demetrius Thomas lost his sudden-death overtime match, marking Pitt’s third straight wrestling loss.

By Griffin Floyd, Staff Writer

February 4, 2019

In an otherwise bleak three days, the tennis and track and field programs provided moments of victory with set wins and podium finishes.

Weekend Sports: Swim team shines in last home meet

Pitt gymnastics narrowly beat George Washington University winning 195.175 to 194.625 on Saturday afternoon.

By Griffin Floyd, Staff Writer

January 28, 2019

Pitt swimming and diving headlined an eventful weekend in Pitt athletics, dominating the Western Pennsylvania Invitational and breaking multiple team records in the process.

Weekend sports: Track tabs top-10s, tennis trips up

Redshirt junior Liam Sabino (11) contributed two hits and three RBIs during Pitt’s 4-3 win over Georgia Tech Saturday. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Visual Editor)

By Stephen Cuddy | Staff Writer

April 15, 2018

This past weekend for Pitt Athletics looked like a repeat of the one before it. Track athletes again set personal bests and nabbed top finishes as softball and baseball each won two of three and tennis continued to struggle. Baseball Like tennis and softball, the baseball team also hosted Georg...

Weekend sports: Panthers split across the states

Sophomore Dante Watson finished the 800m in 13th place with a time 1:51.44 at Saturday’s Stanford Invitational. (Photo courtesy of Dante Watson)

By Grant Burgman | Sports Editor

April 1, 2018

The Panthers’ track and field team found both faltered and found success from coast to coast during the weekend while Pitt baseball, softball and tennis stayed home for conference matchups. Track and Field The Pitt track and field team had a jam-packed weekend, with athletes competing in fou...

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