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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.

Weekend Sports: Baseball, softball suffer sweeps

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor 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.
The Baltimore Orioles selected junior pitcher Dan Hammer (18) in the 13th round of the MLB draft.

Weekend Sports: Baseball takes three in Kissimmee

By Alexa Marzina, Staff Writer March 4, 2019
In a busy weekend for Pitt athletics, the baseball team stood out among the competition with three wins in four games at the Russmatt Central Florida Invitational.
Pitt gymnastics achieved its highest score this season on Friday night. It placed second against West Virginia University and Ball State, losing to West Virginia by less than half a point.

Weekend Sports: Baseball, wrestling excel down south

By Andrew Kelly, Staff Writer February 25, 2019
The weekend in Pitt sports saw the wrestling team close the regular season with a win over a ranked opponent and the baseball team sweep its tournament competition.
Redshirt freshman Micky Phillippi upset Oklahoma’s No. 2 ranked 133-pound Daton Fix during Pitt’s 36-9 loss to No. 3 Oklahoma State Saturday afternoon.

Weekend Recap: Swimming and Diving gets only team win of long week

By Tessa Sayers, assistant sports editor January 21, 2019
Redshirt freshman Micky Phillippi was the lone bright spot of Pitt’s 36-9 loss to No. 3 Oklahoma State this weekend. Phillippi upset the No. 2 ranked 133 pound wrestler in the country, Daton Fix.
Sophomore Haley Brechwald, pictured here at a Jan. 20, 2018, meet vs. New Hampshire, received a score of 9.850 on vault. This score tied her career high for a fifth time.

Weekend Sports: Wrestling, gymnastics notch quality finishes

By Kate Hall and Trent Leonard January 14, 2019
Several of Pitt’s athletic teams put on a strong showing over weekend, with the gymnastics team breaking multiple program records and the wrestling team continuing its dominant start to the season.
Senior right side hitter Chinaza Ndee finished with a team high 17 kills on Thursday night.

Thanksgiving Recap: Volleyball, basketball gobble up wins

By Kate Hall, Staff Writer November 26, 2018
Pitt football fell to Miami, but three other Panther sports picked up the slack with a winning Thanksgiving weekend both home and away.
Senior guard Cassidy Walsh (4) led the offense by scoring 21 points during Pitt’s 90-38 victory over UCF

Weekend Sports: Women’s basketball, volleyball win big

By Griffin Floyd, Staff Writer November 12, 2018
Pitt sports had an impressive weekend collectively, as all six teams playing were victorious in one way or another.
First-years Brendon Fenton and Louis Newell wrestle in the Panthers’ intersquad blue and gold wrestling scrimmage Saturday.

Weekend Recap: Wrestling starts season and Daigneault continues to roll

By Jack Clay , Staff Writer November 5, 2018
Valerie Daigneault is undefeated in her swimming events so far this season. The volleyball team improved to 25-1 on the season and the wrestling team only has one more week until their season begins. You can read about all of that and more in this week’s weekend sports recap.
Junior middle hitter Layne Van Buskirk (7) attacks the ball during the second set of Pitt’s 3-0 victory over Notre Dame Friday evening. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Assistant Visual Editor)

Weekend Sports: Volleyball notches two ACC wins to stay unbeaten

By Stephen Thompson, Staff Writer October 22, 2018
Pitt's volleyball team headlined the weekend with two record-breaking games for attendance, along with a fourth-set comeback win over No. 21 Louisville.
Junior Nika Markovic (17) celebrated Pitt’s 3-1 victory over Florida State Sept. 30.

Weekend Sports: Homecoming brings mixed results

By Griffin Floyd, Staff Writer October 8, 2018
In addition to the football team's big win Saturday, several other Pitt sports teams contributed quality performances over the weekend, most notably the volleyball and soccer teams.
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