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Junior Valerie Daigneault competes in the 100-yard fly at the Western PA Invite on Jan. 27.

Record-setting Valerie Daigneault leads Pitt’s pool-dwellers

By Tessa Sayers, Assistant Sports Editor November 14, 2018
In two and a half seasons at Pitt, Valerie Daigneault has broken six swim team records — four relay events and two solo events. She started this season undefeated through nine races.
The Panthers’ women’s swim team won 12 of the 19 events in which they competed Saturday. (Photo by Sarah Cutshall | Staff Photographer)

Weekend sports: Swimming and diving dominate competition, tennis draws to a close

By Grant Burgman | Staff Writer November 6, 2017

While Pitt football might have had a bye week, other Pitt teams were either finishing their seasons or beginning them. The Pitt tennis team concluded its season over the weekend at the Harvard Invitational...

Junior Lina Rathsack broke Pitt swimming records on back-to-back days at the ACC Championships in Atlanta. Courtesty of Jeff Gamza/Pitt Athletics

Giordano grabs ACC diving title, four Pitt swimming records fall in Atlanta

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor February 16, 2017

Dominic Giordano, the defending NCAA champion in the 3-meter dive, is already Pitt’s first-ever national champion in the natatorium. The senior put himself in position to defend that title Wednesday...

Pitt first-year Eben Vorster swims for first place Saturday in the 200-meter butterfly. John Hamilton | Visual Editor

Pitt divers excel, but Seminoles swim past Panthers for victory

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor January 17, 2017

After inclement weather forced the Denison University Big Red to cancel their trip to Pittsburgh over the weekend, the Pitt swimming and diving teams were left with only one opponent — the formidable...

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