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Pitt diving hosted Duquesne for its first meet of the season on Friday, and the women’s team swept the podium for the one meter board.

Weekend Sports Recap: Soccer yields mixed, thrilling results, volleyball dominates

By Alexander Ganias, Staff Writer October 4, 2021
Pitt Athletics kept itself busy over the weekend. Several of its teams competed against worthy adversaries both from the ACC and other conferences. Here’s how each squad fared.
After a roller-coaster of a season, Pitt’s baseball program earned itself a spot in the ACC Tournament in Charlotte N.C. Pitt enters the tournament as the No. 10 seed, placed in Pool C along with the No. 3 NC State Wolfpack and the No. 6 North Carolina Tar Heels.

Wolter wins decathlon, baseball and softball pick up series wins

By Jason Glancy, Staff Writer April 19, 2021
Baseball and softball both captured key series victories over conference foe North Carolina this weekend in Pittsburgh. Softball swept the Tar Heels, while baseball won two of three over the course of the weekend.
Pitt gymnastics finished in second place at the Towson quad meet.

Addison, Lauray and Grottle highlight weekend of athletics for Pitt

By Jason Glancy, For The Pitt News February 22, 2021
This weekend, Pitt continued its trend of standout individual performances trumping overall team results. Standout performances from junior Evan Addison and senior Greg Lauray of track and field and first-year Abby Grottle of swimming and diving highlighted the weekend.
Pitt wrestling fell to Virginia Tech 27-12, finishing the shortened season at 3-4 overall and 1-4 in conference.

Wins in Track and field, wrestling highlight weekend of Pitt sports

By Jason Glancy, For The Pitt News February 15, 2021
Pitt’s weekend in athletics saw cancellations in softball and soccer. However, the weekend was not without its standout performances. Wrestling’s Jake Wentzel and track and field’s Evan Addison and Greg Lauray did Pitt sports proud.
Jake Wentzel won the 165-pound weight class matchup against UNC’s Kennedy Monday.

Pitt wrestling, gymnastics fall over the weekend

By Jason Glancy, For The Pitt News February 8, 2021
A cold and overcast weekend was capped off with disappointment from Pitt wrestling and gymnastics. Stellar individual performances were not enough to turn the tide on any front.
Both men’s and women’s soccer remain undefeated this season.

Soccer outshines preseason favorites volleyball early

By Marshall Worth, Staff Writer September 28, 2020
In addition to Pitt football’s headline-grabbing win over conference rival Louisville on Saturday, other Panther teams had a busy and largely triumphant weekend. Both men’s and women’s soccer picked up road wins, taking down Notre Dame and The Citadel, respectively. Pitt volleyball did not experience that same success, though, as the team fell to Syracuse twice in back-to-back nights.
Sophomore forward Amanda West (09) scored the only goal during Pitts 1-0 victory over Navy on Sunday.

Panthers soccer open seasons in dominant fashion

By Marshall Worth, Staff Writer September 21, 2020
In addition to Pitt football’s headline-grabbing win over conference rival Syracuse on Saturday, other Panthers teams boasted a dominant weekend. Men’s soccer routed Louisville on Saturday in its final home exhibition game before beginning the regular season, while women’s soccer traveled to Navy and picked up its fourth consecutive win.
Senior Alecia Petrikis won floor exercise once again Friday with a 9.850.

Women’s swimming and diving posts strong ACC Tournament

By Henry Jackson, Staff Writer February 23, 2020
The weekend in Pitt sports was highlighted by a major upset from wrestling and continued steady play from baseball, but both basketball teams continue to struggle. Women’s swim made a splash at the ACC Swimming and Diving Championship in Greensboro, North Carolina, while softball played just down the road in Greenville.
First-year Ciara Ward competes in the floor exercise.

Weekend sports: Gymnastics win at home, track dominates on the road

By Camryn Simons, for the Pitt News February 17, 2020
The weekend in Pitt sports was highlighted by resumé-building wins and tight losses. At home, the gymnastics team hosted a victorious tri-meet against Yale and Towson. On the road, the track and field team placed first in several events, wrestling came up short and softball split its weekend in South Carolina. 
Pitt gymnastics narrowly beat George Washington University winning 195.175 to 194.625 on Saturday afternoon.

Weekend Sports: Swim team shines in last home meet

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.
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