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Pitt wrestling earns second place at ACC Championship

Pitt wrestling earns second place at ACC Championship

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

March 10, 2020

Hosting the ACC Wrestling Championship for the first time in program history, No. 8 Pitt wrestling put on a show for its home fans Sunday at the Petersen Events Center.

Pitt wrestling earns trio of No. 1 seeds in ACC Tournament

Pitt wrestling earns trio of No. 1 seeds in ACC Tournament

By Stephen Thompson, Assistant Sports Editor

March 4, 2020

When the ACC Wrestling Championships come to Pittsburgh this weekend, a trio of Pitt wrestlers will compete as No. 1 seeds on the floor of the Petersen Events Center.

Women’s swimming and diving posts strong ACC Tournament

Women’s swimming and diving posts strong ACC Tournament

By Henry Jackson, Staff Writer

February 23, 2020

The weekend in Pitt sports was highlighted by a major upset from wrestling and continued steady play from baseball, but both basketball teams continue to struggle. Women’s swim made a splash at the ACC Swimming and Diving Championship in Greensboro, North Carolina, while softball played just down the road in Greenville.

Weekend sports: Gymnastics win at home, track dominates on the road

Weekend sports: Gymnastics win at home, track dominates on the road

By Camryn Simons, for the Pitt News

February 17, 2020

The weekend in Pitt sports was highlighted by resumé-building wins and tight losses. At home, the gymnastics team hosted a victorious tri-meet against Yale and Towson. On the road, the track and field team placed first in several events, wrestling came up short and softball split its weekend in South Carolina. 

Panther Spotlight: Softball, wrestling attract kindred spirits

Panther Spotlight: Softball, wrestling attract kindred spirits

By Stephen Thompson, Assistant Sports Editor

February 11, 2020

Phillippi has more to prove as he gears up for the postseason, while Sanchez has everything yet to prove. Wrestling is looking to push forward, while softball waits to break through. The two teams are on opposite ends of the success spectrum, but that gap is bridged by star athletes with eyes toward more.

Weekend Sports Recap: Softball opens with split weekend in LA

Weekend Sports Recap: Softball opens with split weekend in LA

By Marshall Worth, Staff Writer

February 9, 2020

Pitt athletics traveled far and wide this weekend, with six teams competing all across the country. While men’s basketball’s win at home over Georgia Tech grabbed most of the headlines, other squads suited up for both conference and non-conference play — and experienced an even mix of results.

Gymnastics, men’s basketball return to win column over weekend

Gymnastics, men’s basketball return to win column over weekend

By Griffin Floyd, Staff Writer

February 3, 2020

The weekend in Pitt sports was highlighted by redemption for the gymnastics and men’s basketball squads, while wrestling and women’s basketball fell short of major upsets over ACC foes.

Swim supremacy and wrestling conquest highlight Pitt sports weekend

Swim supremacy and wrestling conquest highlight Pitt sports weekend

By Griffin Floyd, Staff Writer

January 27, 2020

The weekend in Pitt sports was highlighted by the No. 10 wrestling team bouncing back in a big way after a tough loss against Oklahoma State on Saturday, Jan. 18. The swim and dive team excelled too — along with Senior Day festivities, they dominated other universities in the area in the Western PA Invitational at Trees Pool.

Column: Wrestling is Pitt’s top winter product

Column: Wrestling is Pitt’s top winter product

By Jack Clay, Staff Writer

January 22, 2020

Though Pitt volleyball’s magical run ended in December and the men’s basketball team is still years away from national relevancy, there’s still a top-ranked Panther team to support on campus.

What to watch for in Pitt sports this week

What to watch for in Pitt sports this week

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

January 14, 2020

The upcoming week in Pitt sports boasts a packed slate, including two men’s basketball games, a top-10 battle involving the red-hot wrestling team and a chance for women’s basketball to steal a long-awaited road win.

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