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Weekend Sports: Pitt volleyball, softball continue dominance while soccer teams stumble

Junior Nika Markovic (17) celebrates at Pitt’s 3-1 victory over Florida State Sunday afternoon. (Photo by Kaycee Orwig | Staff Photographer)

By Andrew Kelly, For the Pitt News

September 30, 2018

Volleyball and softball led the way for Pitt sports over the weekend, picking up two wins each. The Panthers’ soccer teams, meanwhile, didn’t fare so well.

Volleyball picks up the slack for Pitt sports over weekend

Sophomore Kayla Lund had 23 kills in the team’s victory over College of Charleston Sept. 14.

By Tessa Sayers, Staff Writer

September 24, 2018

While Pitt's soccer teams didn’t fare so well, volleyball picked up the slack by sweeping Virginia Tech for the Panthers' 13th straight win.

Weekend recap: Volleyball, softball teams pick up two wins apiece

Pitt softball began its season Sunday afternoon with 8-1 and 5-3 victories in a doubleheader against Slippery Rock.

By Griffin Floyd, For the Pitt News

September 16, 2018

Pitt’s sports teams represented the University well over the weekend, going a combined 4-1.

Weekend Recap: Volleyball stays unbeaten, men’s soccer falls in nail-biter

Redshirt senior Angela Seman bumps the ball during Pitt’s 3-1 victory over Dayton September 7. (Photo by Kaycee Orwig | Staff Photographer)

By Stephen Thompson, For the Pitt News

September 10, 2018

Panther teams faced off against a stacked lineup of nationally ranked teams in volleyball, soccer and cross country over the weekend, achieving mixed results.

Weekend sports: Softball causes upset, gymnastics competes at regionals

Senior pitcher Kayla Harris threw complete game shutout across eight innings at Pitt’s 1-0 victory over Florida State Saturday. (Photo by John Hamilton | Managing Editor)

By Stephen Cuddy | Staff Writer

April 8, 2018

Though some students may be struggling with the stresses that the end of the semester brings, Pitt athletes weren’t cracking under the pressure over the weekend. Track athletes continue to set personal bests, the baseball team improved on their impressive win percentage and the softball team registere...

Weekend sports: Panthers split across the states

Sophomore Dante Watson finished the 800m in 13th place with a time 1:51.44 at Saturday’s Stanford Invitational. (Photo courtesy of Dante Watson)

By Grant Burgman | Sports Editor

April 1, 2018

The Panthers’ track and field team found both faltered and found success from coast to coast during the weekend while Pitt baseball, softball and tennis stayed home for conference matchups. Track and Field The Pitt track and field team had a jam-packed weekend, with athletes competing in fou...

Weekend sports: Panthers provide weak performances

Junior catcher Cole Maclaren (43) puts the ball in play at Sunday afternoon’s 6-5 loss to Duke. (Photo by Chiara Rigaud | Staff Photographer)

By Jon Shaiken | Staff Writer

March 26, 2018

Basketball season may be officially over for Pitt, but it was still a packed weekend for athletics, as four teams took the stage with varied results. Gymnastics saw strong individual performances once again and softball swept their series. Baseball had a mixed bag against a ranked Duke, and tenn...

Weekend sports: Baseball opens season, wrestling tries to pack the Pete

Senior Dom Forys grapples with his opponent during Pitt’s 28-9 victory over Virginia Friday night. (Photo by Chiara Rigaud | Staff Photographer)

By Stephen Cuddy | Staff Writer

February 19, 2018

It was a quiet weekend on upper campus as Pitt sports traveled across the states to take on new and familiar foes. While many students stayed in Oakland this weekend, the baseball team travelled to Florida to compete against Oakland University. And while Pittsburgh experienced some snow, baseball and s...

Weekend sports: records set on the track, in the pool

Sophomore swimmer Shan Hochkeppel placed second in the 100-meter backstroke. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Visual Editor)

By The Pitt News Staff

January 29, 2018

Though Pitt athletics experienced a few bright spots this weekend — which included record-setting performances and wins — there were usual losses for Pitt’s struggling teams. While both Pitt men’s and women’s basketball suffered double-digit defeats at home and wrestling lost a grapple to ...

Weekend sports: volleyball splits matches, while men’s soccer faces shut out

Pitt beat Miami, Michigan State and James Madison this weekend during the Pink the Pool meet at Trees Pool. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Senior Staff Photographer)

By Kait French | Staff Writer

October 30, 2017

This weekend was cold and rainy in Pittsburgh, but it didn’t stop the Panthers from taking to the field, pitch and pool in heated competition. While football conquered their second ACC team in a row, and swimming and diving made waves, men’s soccer faltered and cross country didn’t quite lead t...

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