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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

Staff writer Frankie Richetti lays out potential ACC Coastal Division football championship results.

Hokies, Cavaliers and Panthers all still in contention for Coastal Division crown

By Frankie Richetti, Staff Writer November 17, 2021
With just two games remaining in the regular season, there are still three Coastal division teams — the Pitt Panthers, Virginia Cavaliers and Virginia Tech Hokies — with a chance to represent their side of the ACC in the Dec. 4 conference title game.
Pitt midfielder Jackson Walti (24) kicks the ball past Virginia Tech midfielder Camron Lennon (21) at Ambrose Urbanic Field on Sunday.

Panthers advance to semifinals of ACC soccer tournament with 2-1 win over Hokies

By Will McGlynn, For The Pitt News November 8, 2021
Pitt men’s soccer beat Virginia Tech 2-1 in double overtime on Sunday afternoon. With this win, the Panthers advance to the semifinal round of the ACC men’s soccer tournament, where they will meet Notre Dame.
A UNH football player attempts to tackle sophomore running back Israel Abanikanda during the Pitt vs. UNH game in September.

Column | Key pieces break out for Pitt in 28-7 win over Virginia Tech

By Frankie Richetti, Staff Writer October 18, 2021
Staff writer Frankie Richetti argues that, after struggling through the first five games, key position groups and players turned in breakout performances for Pitt football in a 28-7 win over Virginia Tech this weekend.
Pitt baseball played its first ACC series of the season at home this weekend against Virginia Tech. The 22nd-ranked Hokies swept the 14th-ranked Panthers in this weekends three-game series.

No. 14 Pitt baseball swept at home by No. 22 Virginia Tech

By Alexander Ganias, Staff Writer March 29, 2021
Pitt baseball head coach Mike Bell didn’t think the Panthers brought their A-game to this weekend’s series vs. Virginia Tech. Offense was hard to come by for Pitt in a three-game series versus the Hokies.
For the second time this season and third time in the last three years, No. 1 Pitt men’s soccer fell to No. 4 Clemson.

Preview: Panthers’ offensive firepower to overpower shaky Hokies

By Dalton Coppola, Staff Writer March 26, 2021
The team goes to Blacksburg on Saturday to face a struggling Virginia Tech squad.
The Pitt womens basketball team lost 74-55 to the Virginia Tech Hokies Thursday night at the Petersen Events Center, now falling to 2-5 in the ACC and 4-6 overall.

Poor shooting, costly turnovers doom Pitt women’s basketball against Virginia Tech

By Kyle Saxon, Staff Writer February 5, 2021
Turnovers, poor shooting and a lack of discipline plagued the Pitt women’s basketball team in a lopsided defeat to Virginia Tech on Thursday night.
Shifted starting lineup provides spark in 83-72 upset of No. 16 Hokies

Shifted starting lineup provides spark in 83-72 upset of No. 16 Hokies

By Stephen Thompson, Assistant Sports Editor February 3, 2021
Xavier Johnson’s career-best 32 points was supported by a suffocating defensive effort as Pitt topped No. 16 Virginia Tech, 83-72, for their first win over a ranked opponent in more than two years.
First-year wide receiver Jaylon Barden celebrates his first career touchdown during Pitts 47-14 win over Virginia Tech on Saturday

Shorthanded Panthers blowout Hokies 47-14 on Senior Day

By Alex Lehmbeck, Sports Editor November 21, 2020
While players usually walk on the field with their families for the ceremonies, Pitt couldn’t carry on the tradition during the COVID-19 pandemic. Players came out by themselves this year, as their families provided video messages on the jumbotron.
The Pitt Panthers (4-4, 3-4 ACC) face the Virginia Tech Hokies (4-4, 4-3 ACC) on Saturday at Heinz Field at 4 p.m. on the ACC Network.

Preview: Pitt will win battle of the trenches against Virginia Tech

By Tyler Mathes, Senior Staff Writer November 20, 2020
Pitt wins, but not by much, as the defensive lines of each team will slow this game down enough to make it interesting.
Pitt reached the No.1 ranking for the first time in program history in the fall.

Pitt returns home, dismantles Virginia Tech 4-2

By Kyle Saxon, Staff Writer October 10, 2020
The No. 2 Pitt Panthers men’s soccer team (3-0) handily defeated Virginia Tech (0-1) at Ambrose Urbanic Field 4-2 in their first home match of the season Saturday.
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