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Pitt baseball picks up 4 wins in Florida over weekend

Pitt baseball picks up 4 wins in Florida over weekend

By Marshall Worth, Staff Writer

March 2, 2020

Pitt baseball continued its red-hot start to the season over the weekend, sweeping its quartet of matchups against Lehigh and Central Connecticut State in the RussMatt Central Florida Invitational in Sanford, Florida. With the wins, Pitt improved its record to 10-1, good for its best start since 2002 and first-place in the ACC Coastal division.

Walker, Phillips lead Pitt at ACC Indoor Championships

Walker, Phillips lead Pitt at ACC Indoor Championships

By Marshall Worth, Staff Writer

February 28, 2020

Noah Walker and Breanna Walker headlined Pitt track and field’s first day at the ACC Indoor Championships Thursday, taking second and fourth in their respective events.

Men’s lacrosse hungry for wins — and wings — in 2020

Men’s lacrosse hungry for wins — and wings — in 2020

By Marshall Worth, Staff Writer

February 27, 2020

Whether it's downing nearly 1,000 wings in an hour or tearing through its first two opponents, Pitt men's club lacrosse has embraced a culture of tenacity on the field and camaraderie off it.

Pitt baseball stays hot, sweeps Eastern Michigan

Pitt baseball stays hot, sweeps Eastern Michigan

By Marshall Worth, Staff Writer

February 23, 2020

Pitt baseball played its first three-game series of 2020 over the weekend, sweeping Eastern Michigan in Sanford, Florida, to improve to 6-1 on the season.

Daigneault leads Pitt swimmers through first two days of ACC Championships

Daigneault leads Pitt swimmers through first two days of ACC Championships

By Marshall Worth, Staff Writer

February 21, 2020

Senior swimmer Valerie Daigneault scored points individually and as part of Pitt's 800-yard freestyle relay to lead the Panthers over the first two days of the ACC Championships.

Petrikis, Washington Jr. take home weekly student-athlete honors

Petrikis, Washington Jr. take home weekly student-athlete honors

By Marshall Worth, Staff Writer

February 19, 2020

Alecia Petrikis and Ron Washington Jr. took home Pitt’s Student-Athletes of the Week award on Tuesday after powering their respective teams to winning weekends.

The Astros found a way to make their cheating episode even worse

The Astros found a way to make their cheating episode even worse

By Marshall Worth, Staff Writer

February 18, 2020

In baseball and professional sports, integrity and fair competition matter. Jim Crane effectively scoffed at that on Thursday.

Pitt falls flat at Virginia Tech, loses 67-57

Pitt falls flat at Virginia Tech, loses 67-57

By Marshall Worth, Staff Writer

February 17, 2020

Pitt men’s basketball (15-11 overall, 6-9 ACC) fell victim to the dreaded trap game Saturday night, losing 67-57 to the struggling Virginia Tech Hokies (15-10 overall, 6-8 ACC). The convincing win snapped the Hokies’ five-game losing streak and allowed them to leapfrog Pitt in the ACC standings.

Potent offense propels Pitt baseball to strong start

Potent offense propels Pitt baseball to strong start

By Marshall Worth, Staff Writer

February 17, 2020

Pitt baseball kicked off its 2020 season in Port Charlotte, Florida, over the weekend, posting a 3-1 record over the course of three days. The Panthers started off hot, beating both Indiana State and St. Joseph’s on Friday, before going 1-1 against Ohio State and Iowa to close out the weekend. 

Panthers stay cold, fall 67-57 at VT

Panthers stay cold, fall 67-57 at VT

By Marshall Worth, Staff Writer

February 16, 2020

Pitt men’s basketball fell victim to the dreaded trap game Saturday night, losing 67-57 to a struggling Virginia Tech team.

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