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Track, gymnastics harbor hardware after first weekend

Track, gymnastics harbor hardware after first weekend

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.

No. 6 Pitt volleyball suffers second-round upset to Cincinnati

No. 6 Pitt volleyball suffers second-round upset to Cincinnati

By Alex Lehmbeck, Staff Writer

December 8, 2019

Pitt’s historic season came to a shocking and heartbreaking end on Saturday, losing to the Cincinnati Bearcats in five sets at the Petersen Events Center.

Pitt volleyball breezes past Bison in Tournament opener, 3-0

Pitt volleyball breezes past Bison in Tournament opener, 3-0

By Alex Lehmbeck, Staff Writer

December 6, 2019

Pitt volleyball started the 2019 NCAA Tournament with an emphatic statement, sweeping the Howard Bison 3-0 at the Petersen Events Center on Friday night.

Pitt volleyball enters NCAA Tournament with chip on its shoulder

Pitt volleyball enters NCAA Tournament with chip on its shoulder

By Alex Lehmbeck, Staff Writer

December 6, 2019

Pitt volleyball was arguably given a raw deal by receiving a No. 6 seed in the NCAA Tournament. But the Panthers are eager to prove that the program is worthy of respect, starting Friday against Howard.

Projecting Pitt volleyball’s path to the Final Four

Projecting Pitt volleyball’s path to the Final Four

By Alex Lehmbeck, Staff Writer

December 4, 2019

Pitt hasn’t won a national championship in any sport since 1976. But with the volleyball team looking dominant entering tournament play, a potential — albeit extremely challenging — path exists to break that streak.

Students are away, athletes play: Pitt stacks victories over Thanksgiving break

Students are away, athletes play: Pitt stacks victories over Thanksgiving break

By Griffin Floyd, Staff Writer

December 2, 2019

Pitt sports had a busy Thanksgiving break, with many games bridging the week-long gap. Volleyball concluded regular season play in dominating fashion, while both the men’s and women’s basketball teams took part in traditional early-season tournaments.

Volleyball earns No. 6 seed, opens tournament vs. Howard Friday

Volleyball earns No. 6 seed, opens tournament vs. Howard Friday

By Stephen Thompson, Assistant Sports Editor

December 2, 2019

The NCAA revealed its official bracket Sunday night for the NCAA Volleyball Tournament and Pitt (29-1 overall, 18-0 ACC) — despite finishing the regular season with a No. 2 ranking in the American Volleyball Coaches Association poll — earned a No. 6 overall seed by the selection committee.

Volleyball defends unfamiliar homecourt vs. FSU

Volleyball defends unfamiliar homecourt vs. FSU

By Stephen Thompson, Assistant Sports Editor

November 22, 2019

Pitt volleyball has built a reputation as today’s most dominant Panthers team, and their undefeated conference record and No. 2 ranking backs that claim up. But only one thing has proven capable of slowing down the Panther

Weekend Sports Recap: Volleyball salvages sour results

Weekend Sports Recap: Volleyball salvages sour results

By Dalton Miller, Staff Writer

November 17, 2019

Pitt Athletics found itself on the wrong end of a disappointing weekend. While both cross country teams failed to qualify for the NCAA Championship meet, women’s basketball and wrestling compounded those losses with stinging defeats. The second-ranked volleyball team provided the lone bright spot of the weekend, picking up an ACC title and a spot in the NCAA Tournament with a win over Duke.

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 10, 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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