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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.

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.

Weekend Sports: Baseball takes three in Kissimmee

The Baltimore Orioles selected junior pitcher Dan Hammer (18) in the 13th round of the MLB draft.

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.

Weekend Sports: Baseball, wrestling excel down south

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

Weekend Sports: Wrestling, gymnastics notch quality finishes

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.

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.

Thanksgiving Recap: Volleyball, basketball gobble up wins

Sophomore Chinaza Ndee celebrates during the Panthers’ 3-0 victory over Georgia Tech on Wednesday.

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.

Weekend Sports: Women’s basketball, volleyball win big

Senior guard Cassidy Walsh (4) led the offense by scoring 21 points during Pitt’s 90-38 victory over UCF

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.

Weekend Recap: Wrestling starts season and Daigneault continues to roll

First-years Brendon Fenton and Louis Newell wrestle in the Panthers’ intersquad blue and gold wrestling scrimmage Saturday.

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.

Weekend Sports: Volleyball notches two ACC wins to stay unbeaten

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)

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.

Weekend Sports: Homecoming brings mixed results

Junior Nika Markovic (17) celebrated Pitt’s 3-1 victory over Florida State Sept. 30.

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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