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Panther Spotlight: Twyman, West, Akeo lead group of autumn overachievers

Jaylen Twyman rushes to tackle. Twyman contributed seven sacks to Pitt’s total of 36, which is the highest in the nation this season.

By Elliott Borawski, Staff Writer

October 23, 2019

With the fall sports season approaching its final stretch, these three Pitt athletes have been crucial in helping their teams outperform expectations.

Pitt women’s soccer snaps ACC winless streak, beats BC 2-1 in OT

First-year forward Amanda West (9) provided the tiebreaking goal for Pitt in overtime.

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

October 11, 2019

Pitt's luck changed with an overtime golden goal from first-year forward Amanda West, whose header in the 94th minute put Pitt up 2-1 and gave the Panthers their first conference win since Oct. 9, 2016.

Amanda West is just getting started

First-year forward Amanda West is the first Pitt women’s soccer rookie to earn ACC Offensive Player of the Week honors.

By Ben Bobeck, Staff Writer

September 10, 2019

Amanda West has looked right at home since the moment she stepped on the field for Pitt women’s soccer, leading the team like a veteran and re-writing the team record books along the way.

Weekend Sports: Volleyball sweeps through opening homestand

Redshirt senior Stephanie Williams completed 10 kills during Friday evening’s 3-0 victory over Cincinnati.

By Elliott Borawski, For the Pitt News

September 3, 2019

Pitt volleyball led the weekend in Pitt sports, winning all nine of its sets as it swept through the three-game Panther Challenge to begin the regular season.

Weekend Sports: West powers Panthers to perfect start

Pitt women’s volleyball was picked for the first time in program history to win the ACC this year.

By Stephen Thompson, Assistant Sports Editor

August 25, 2019

Men’s soccer and volleyball closed preseason action with nailbiters, while a first-year women’s soccer player earned her place in the record books on opening night.

Matt Schaub, Kanye West and paparazzi ‘zoo-animal’ treatment

Matt Schaub, Kanye West and paparazzi 'zoo-animal' treatment

By Shawn Cooke / Staff Writer

October 14, 2013

Two weeks ago, rapper Kanye West sat down with BBC’s Zane Lowe for a passionate interview that covered a broad spectrum of topics including self-esteem, innovation and his admiration for “dopeness.” Soon after, Jimmy Kimmel aired a sketch on his show “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” reenacting West’...

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