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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

Junior right handed pitcher Logan Evans pitches on April 7 against Notre Dame at Charles L. Cost Field.

Pitt baseball surprises against No. 7 UVA, volleyball sweeps spring slate

By Alex Porter, Staff Writer April 16, 2023
Pitt baseball won two of three games against No. 7 UVA and volleyball finished their spring slate with a 3-1 win against Kentucky, highlighting a strong weekend across the athletic department.
Junior right handed pitcher Logan Evans pitches during Saturday’s game against Notre Dame.

Pitt baseball, softball and women’s lacrosse continue ACC play while track and field add to their record book in Florida.

By Alex Porter, Staff Writer April 10, 2023
Pitt athletics competed in a variety of competitions this weekend. From track and field to baseball, the Panthers had an overall up-and-down weekend. Staff Writer Alex Porter breaks down the action from the weekend
The Pitt softball team celebrates a run during Sunday’s game against UVA at Vartabedian Field.

Weekend Sports Recap | Swim and dive take on NCAA Championships, baseball trumps Virginia Tech

By Anthony Speciale, Staff Writer March 27, 2023
Pitt Athletics stayed busy over the weekend, with nearly all sports continuing their campaigns. Baseball had the most successful of the four teams playing, taking two out of three games against Virginia Tech.
Senior Jake Slinger wrestles his opponent on Saturday at the Fitzgerald Field House.

Weekend Sports Recap | Wrestling shares ACC Title, swim and dive break multiple records

By Sara Meyer, Staff Writer February 20, 2023
With the spring season now in full swing, Pitt athletics had one of their busiest weekends of the year. Notably wrestling earned a share of the ACC regular season championship title while other sports started their respective seasons with wins.
Senior Pitt wrestler Cole Matthews celebrates a win against Arizona State’s Cleveland Belton on Jan. 14, 2022.

Weekend sports recap | Men’s basketball stay on top of the ACC, women’s lacrosse start the season with a win

By David Scott, Staff Writer February 13, 2023
Pitt athletics stayed active over the weekend, with swimming and diving, men’s basketball, women’s basketball, track and field, wrestling, gymnastics, women’s lacrosse and softball competing over the weekend.
Jamarius Burton (11) drives toward the hoop during Saturday’s game against Florida State.

Weekend Sports Recap | Men’s basketball falls to FSU, wrestling stays hot against Virginia

By David Scott, Staff Writer January 22, 2023
Pitt track and field, wrestling, gymnastics and men’s and women’s basketball teams continued their seasons over the weekend. Here’s how they fared in their respective events.
Pitt players celebrate a goal at Thursday’s game against UMass at Pitt’s Ambrose Urbanic Field.

Weekend sports recap: Women’s soccer wins first four games, volleyball drops opener against San Diego

By Alexander Ganias, Staff Writer August 28, 2022
As students moved in and prepared for their classes, Pitt athletes were already hard at work preparing for their season openers, highlighted by the Backyard Brawl’s 11-year football hiatus ending. However, the other Pitt sports had their fair share of competition to kick off the school year. Here’s how they did.
Pitt vs. Arizona State at a wrestling match on Jan. 14 at the Fitzgerald Field House.

Weekend sports recap: Softball drops three of five to open season in Florida

By Jack Markowski, Staff Writer February 13, 2022
Pitt softball dropped three of five opening weekend games to start its 2022 campaign, while Panthers lacrosse won the first game in program history, during a busy weekend in Pitt athletics.
Pitt graduate student forward Mouhamadou Gueye (15) defends the ball against Virginia Tech at Saturday’s game at the Petersen Events Center.

Winter sports hit home stretch during busy weekend

By Alexander Ganias, Staff Writer February 6, 2022
Pitt athletics was busy over the weekend, as many winter sports teams hit the home stretch of their regular seasons and prepare for postseason competition.
Senior Felix Wolter, who earned All-American honors recently, finished fourth place in the 100-meter dash and seventh in the long jump in Knoxville this weekend as the Panthers capped off the Tennessee Relays. Pitt will head to Virginia next weekend for the Virginia Challenge meet on Friday, April 16, and Saturday, April 17.

Weekend sports recap: Baseball and track and field make up for softball woes

By Jason Glancy, Staff Writer April 12, 2021
The weekend saw a rough performance for Pitt softball, but strong performances from Pitt track and field and a sweep from the baseball team made up for it.
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