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Swim and dive, gymnastics post historic results over weekend

The men’s swim and dive team made history at the ACC Championships in Greensboro, North Carolina, finishing with a program-best eighth place.

By Griffin Floyd, Staff Writer

March 2, 2020

Pitt swimming and diving and track and field saw their regular seasons end this weekend and posted historic results. Softball, meanwhile, is just getting started with ACC play, but dropped two of three in their first conference series at North Carolina. 

Weekend Sports Recap: Softball opens with split weekend in LA

Taleb Rahmani heaves his opponent off the ground. The Panthers won seven out of 10 matches against Virginia Friday.

By Marshall Worth, Staff Writer

February 9, 2020

Pitt athletics traveled far and wide this weekend, with six teams competing all across the country. While men’s basketball’s win at home over Georgia Tech grabbed most of the headlines, other squads suited up for both conference and non-conference play — and experienced an even mix of results.

Swim supremacy and wrestling conquest highlight Pitt sports weekend

Pitt swept the 0-11 Duke Blue Devils 50-0 Saturday and beat out Edinboro 28-6 Sunday.

By Griffin Floyd, Staff Writer

January 27, 2020

The weekend in Pitt sports was highlighted by the No. 10 wrestling team bouncing back in a big way after a tough loss against Oklahoma State on Saturday, Jan. 18. The swim and dive team excelled too — along with Senior Day festivities, they dominated other universities in the area in the Western PA Invitational at Trees Pool.

Track, gymnastics harbor hardware after first weekend

Senior Deven Herbine finishes her floor routine at Saturday's 194.225-193.800 loss to New Hampshire.

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.

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

Justin Champagnie (11) attempts a layup. He was the top scorer against Arkansas-Pine Bluff.

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.

Weekend Sports Recap: Volleyball salvages sour results

First-year guard Amber Brown pushes through Georgetown’s defense.

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

Friday’s match marked Pitt voleyball’s 100th ACC win.

By Dalton Miller, for the Pitt News

November 11, 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.

Weekend Sports Recap: Cross country winds down, wrestling heats up

Pitt volleyball swept Wake Forest 3-0 at home on Friday, improving it’s record to 22-1 overall and 11-0 in the ACC.

By Dalton Miller, for The Pitt News

November 4, 2019

Pitt athletics collected a mixed bag this Halloween weekend — of wins and losses, not candy. A record-setting volleyball win and title-winning bouts for Panther wrestlers were dampened by a rough outing in cross country and a tough loss in men's soccer.

Weekend Sports Recap: Soccer teams contrast triumph and tribulation

Junior forward Edward Kizza (9) charges after the ball against Duke on Friday night.

By Dominic Campbell, Staff Writer

October 27, 2019

This weekend in Pitt sports saw both highs and heartbreaks with the men’s and women’s soccer teams, as both programs continue their runs through the gauntlet of ACC competition. But as the soccer season began winding down, Pitt wrestling was only beginning its season by hosting an intrasquad scrimmage at the Fitzgerald Field House. And to no one’s surprise, No. 3 Pitt volleyball steamrolled some of the conference’s stronger teams.

Victory Lights burn bright during dominant weekend for Pitt athletics

Pitt volleyball continued its win streak this weekend, sweeping both UNC and NC State.

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

October 20, 2019

Pitt athletics did its best to combat autumn’s shrinking days and growing nights by stacking win upon win over the weekend and lighting the top of the Cathedral. In what may be one of the best weekends in recent Pitt sports history, there were upsets, new milestones and continued dominance, all worthy of Cathy’s weekly light show.

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