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Gymnastics, men’s basketball return to win column over weekend

Kellan Stout put Pitt (7-3) up 3-0 over NC State (12-0) at the start, but Pitt eventually fell to NC State 21-12.
February 2, 2020
The weekend in Pitt sports was highlighted by redemption for the gymnastics and men’s basketball squads, while wrestling and women’s basketball fell short of major upsets over ACC foes.

Weekend Sports Recap: West’s OT header vaults women’s soccer to victory

Pitt swept all four diving events on Saturday at a quad meet against Duquesne, Villanova and Youngstown State at home.
October 13, 2019
Pitt’s soccer programs posted a pair of historic wins this past weekend, but they still stare down the remaining gauntlet of ACC play. Meanwhile, Panthers volleyball continued to mow down weaker conference opponents and both swimming and diving teams combined for 25 event wins in a quad meet at Trees Pool.

Weekend Sports: Panthers soccer suffocated by top-ranked opponents

Sophomore defender Nyk Sesscock motions to the crowd to cheer after scoring Pitt's first goal on UNC. Down one with only minutes left in regulation, the Panthers failed to make another goal on the Tar Heels, losing 2-1.
October 6, 2019
Pitt athletics once again had a busy weekend with the swim and dive and cross country teams seeing action, as well as both soccer teams and the No. 4 women’s volleyball team.

Weekend Sports Recap: Volleyball machine rolls through Virginia Tech

Chinaza Ndee returns the ball. Pitt Volleyball swept Virginia Tech on Sunday evening, with Ndee contributing 8 kills.
September 29, 2019
Pitt volleyball dominated the weekend and opened ACC play with a resounding 3-0 sweep of Virginia Tech, both soccer teams fought to draws in conference games and Pitt swimming and diving opened its season winning 11 of 12 races in a relay-only meet.

Weekend Sports Recap: Potent Panthers volleyball rolls through California tournament

Sophomore midfielder Jackson Walti yells to rally his teammates after the Panthers made multiple attempts on No. 1 Wake Forest's goal during Pitt's 2-0 loss to the Demon Deacons.
September 15, 2019
It was a tale of two sports this weekend in Pitt athletics: Volleyball continued its undefeated 2019 with three wins this past weekend in California, but rebuilding soccer programs were unable to find the same success. 

Weekend Sports: West K’s 12 at Cost Field

Redshirt junior Derek West (46) struck out 12 Wake Forest batters in 6.0 frames.
April 15, 2019
Some of Pitt’s teams didn’t earn their desired end result, but the weekend still provided standout moments across Panther athletics.

Weekend Sports: Track team paces Pitt athletics

Senior gymnast Brittany West earned a 9.750 on beam at the National Collegiate Gymnastics Championship on Friday.
April 8, 2019
Despite the hype for Pitt athletics to reveal the new team uniforms in “retro” colors Sunday, the Panthers didn’t have a great weekend — only the track team provided top finishes.

Weekend Sports: Pitt track goes for gold

Senior first baseman Gabrielle Fredericks (pictured) and junior catcher Walker Barbee recorded the lone Panthers’ RBIs on the day.
April 1, 2019
While Brad Pitt’s acting has been perfect in all 71 movies he’s been in, the Panthers’ weekend had far more mixed results.

Weekend Sports: Baseball, softball suffer sweeps

First-year Abby Edwards pitched against Ohio University during a March 19 game. This past weekend, the Panthers lost all three of their games against Virginia Tech.
March 25, 2019
While the sun came out for the first time in a long time, it was a bleak, dark weekend for Pitt athletics.

Weekend Sports: Wrestling racks up three wins

Junior Demetrius Thomas, pictured here against North Carolina on Feb. 2, won his match against Deonte Wilson of NC State and helped Pitt wrestling break their 3-match losing streak.
February 11, 2019
Pitt wrestling led the charge over the weekend, racking up three wins after struggling in previous weeks.
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