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Weekend Recap: Soccer and cross country complete pivotal weekend

First-year midfielder Emily Yaple (10) led the Panthers with five shots, scoring on none during Pitt's 1-0 loss to Wake Forest on Sunday. With the loss to Demon Deacons, the Panthers will miss the 2020 ACC Women's Soccer Tournament and end their season with a 9-5-0 record.
November 1, 2020
Men's and women's cross country also concluded their seasons over the weekend, traveling to North Carolina to compete in the ACC Championships.

Soccer outshines preseason favorites volleyball early

Both men’s and women’s soccer remain undefeated this season.
September 28, 2020
In addition to Pitt football’s headline-grabbing win over conference rival Louisville on Saturday, other Panther teams had a busy and largely triumphant weekend. Both men’s and women’s soccer picked up road wins, taking down Notre Dame and The Citadel, respectively. Pitt volleyball did not experience that same success, though, as the team fell to Syracuse twice in back-to-back nights.

From the grocery store to the bright lights: A look inside Pitt’s efforts in sports nutrition

Sweat testing the men’s soccer team with Gatorade Sports Science Institute.
September 22, 2020
Collegiate athletic programs are looking to do everything they can to ensure the overall health of their players as well, and Pitt Athletics, led by nutrition director Auburn Weisensale, is no different. Sports nutrition is her primary focus.

Panthers soccer open seasons in dominant fashion

Sophomore forward Amanda West (09) scored the only goal during Pitt's 1-0 victory over Navy on Sunday.
September 20, 2020
In addition to Pitt football’s headline-grabbing win over conference rival Syracuse on Saturday, other Panthers teams boasted a dominant weekend. Men’s soccer routed Louisville on Saturday in its final home exhibition game before beginning the regular season, while women’s soccer traveled to Navy and picked up its fourth consecutive win.

Fall sports schedules to watch

Fall Schedule
The 2020 Panther volleyball team will open its season on Sept. 25 against Syracuse.
September 16, 2020
After months of uncertainty, all of Pitt’s fall sports now have schedules and teams are beginning play.

Pitt hosts virtual Panthers’ Choice Awards amidst pandemic

Senior receiver Maurice Ffrench won the Panther Award in the 2020 Panthers' Choice Awards.
April 15, 2020
Pitt Athletics hosted its third annual Panthers' Choice Awards Wednesday, celebrating student-athlete achievements in academics, athletics and citizenship.

Pitt baseball picks up 4 wins in Florida over weekend

Pitt starter junior Chris Cappas threw five scoreless innings against Lehigh, giving up one hit and striking out a career-high nine batters to earn his first victory of 2020.
March 1, 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

Noah Walker (left) placed second in the weight throw for Pitt at the ACC Indoor Championships Thursday at Notre Dame University.
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

Pitt club men’s lacrosse played a 14-game regular season in 2019, weathering a plethora of tough opponents to finish 7-7 and qualify for the Continental Lacrosse Conference playoffs.
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 played its first three-game series of 2020 over the weekend, sweeping Eastern Michigan in Sanford, Florida, and improving to 6-1 on the season.
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.
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