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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

Pitt infielder senior Yvonne Whaley bats at Saturday’s game against Clemson.

Weekend Sports Recap: Baseball wins third straight ACC series

By Sam Krimins, Staff Writer April 10, 2022
Pitt baseball won three of four games played last week, and lacrosse brought home a win over an ACC opponent — the first in program history — during a busy weekend for Pitt athletics.
Pitt junior infielder Brock Franks (11) high fives another player during Friday’s game against Clemson.

Weekend Sports Recap | Pitt beats ranked opponents, qualifies for championships

By Alexander Ganias, Staff Writer March 27, 2022
Pitt teams played five games against ranked schools over the weekend, while other Panthers qualified for regional championships.
Pitt junior infielder Sky Duff (3) celebrates a grand slam during Pitt’s first home ACC series win of the 2021 season against Miami University in April 2021.

Weekend Sports Recap | Pitt teams compete for national titles, ramps up spring seasons

By Alexander Ganias, Staff Writer March 20, 2022
Pitt lacrosse, baseball and softball searched for their first ACC wins, while gymnastics, track and field and swim and dive competed for conference and national victories through St. Patrick’s Day weekend.
Pitt graduate Blaise Vera competes in January 2020.

Pitt swimming, track, gymnastics set records during busy weekend

By Alexander Ganias, Staff Writer January 30, 2022
Pitt swimmers and divers, runners and gymnasts set personal and school records, while both basketball teams and wrestling lost over this past weekend — a busy one for Panther athletes.
Pitt sophomore forward Bertin Jacquesson (10) kicks the ball down the field during Saturday evening’s game against the University of Notre Dame at Alumni Stadium in South Bend, Indiana.

Women’s basketball, track and field pick up big wins during busy Pitt athletics weekend

By Alexander Ganias, Staff Writer December 6, 2021
Track and field picked up 10 wins at the Youngstown State Icebreaker on Friday, women’s basketball beat Ball State handily, and swimming and diving competed at the US Open during a busy weekend for Pitt athletics.
From left, Pitt rightside hitter and middle blocker fifth year Chinaza Ndee (5), setter graduate student Kylee Levers (6) and middle blocker senior Serena Gray (21) cheer each other on during the Sept. 29 game against the University of Virginia at the Fitzgerald Field House.

Weekend Sports Recap: Cross-country sets program record, volleyball wins big and more

By Alexander Ganias, Staff Writer November 15, 2021
Men’s cross-country placed fifth at Mid-Atlantic Regionals on Friday, the highest finish at that competition in Pitt history. Volleyball and wrestling also picked up wins in a busy weekend for Pitt athletics.
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 3, 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.
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