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Weekend Sports Recap: Volleyball salvages sour results

Weekend Sports Recap: Volleyball salvages sour results

By Dalton Miller, Staff Writer

November 17, 2019

Pitt Athletics found itself on the wrong end of a disappointing weekend. While both cross country teams failed to qualify for the NCAA Championship meet, women’s basketball and wrestling compounded those losses with stinging defeats. The second-ranked volleyball team provided the lone bright spot of the weekend, picking up an ACC title and a spot in the NCAA Tournament with a win over Duke.

No. 3 Ohio State wrestling takes down No. 15 Pitt, 23-12

No. 3 Ohio State wrestling takes down No. 15 Pitt, 23-12

By Jack Clay, Staff Writer

November 16, 2019

The up-and-coming Panthers hosted No. 3 Ohio State today in the Fitzgerald Field House in what could end up as their toughest test of the season.

Panther Spotlight: Murphy, Vera, Matthews headline winter sports

Panther Spotlight: Murphy, Vera, Matthews headline winter sports

By John Riskis, Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

To quote HBO blockbuster “Game of Thrones”’ most famous father, Ned Stark, “Winter is coming.” The snow has already arrived and with it some seasonal Pitt athletics action. As the new season begins, these Panther athletes have already proven their value.

Weekend Sports Recap: Men’s soccer, Volleyball make history

Weekend Sports Recap: Men’s soccer, Volleyball make history

By Dalton Miller, for the Pitt News

November 10, 2019

Pitt athletics put together a solid weekend, with the wrestling and volleyball teams picking up big wins, while both the men's and women's swimming and diving teams sank in their meets. Volleyball continued its conference match winning streak and wrestling opened its dual meet season with a convincing win.

Weekend Sports Recap: Cross country winds down, wrestling heats up

Weekend Sports Recap: Cross country winds down, wrestling heats up

By Dalton Miller, for The Pitt News

November 4, 2019

Pitt athletics collected a mixed bag this Halloween weekend — of wins and losses, not candy. A record-setting volleyball win and title-winning bouts for Panther wrestlers were dampened by a rough outing in cross country and a tough loss in men's soccer.

Pitt wrestling continues climb back to prominence

Pitt wrestling continues climb back to prominence

By Jack Clay, Staff Writer

October 30, 2019

That match was simply a low-stakes warm-up. The real season is just around the corner, and head coach Keith Gavin believes his team is in a much better position to succeed than it was one year ago.

Weekend Sports Recap: Soccer teams contrast triumph and tribulation

Weekend Sports Recap: Soccer teams contrast triumph and tribulation

By Dominic Campbell, Staff Writer

October 27, 2019

This weekend in Pitt sports saw both highs and heartbreaks with the men’s and women’s soccer teams, as both programs continue their runs through the gauntlet of ACC competition. But as the soccer season began winding down, Pitt wrestling was only beginning its season by hosting an intrasquad scrimmage at the Fitzgerald Field House. And to no one’s surprise, No. 3 Pitt volleyball steamrolled some of the conference’s stronger teams.

WrestleMania ends on feel-good note, sets up fresh future feuds

WrestleMania ends on feel-good note, sets up fresh future feuds

By Alexa Marzina, Staff Writer

April 9, 2019

In its most off-brand move of the decade, WWE gave its fans three baby face, feel-good winners for its top titles in both men’s and women’s divisions on Sunday at WrestleMania 35.

Pitt wrestlers wrap up NCAA Championships after Day 2

Pitt wrestlers wrap up NCAA Championships after Day 2

By Jack Clay, Staff Writer

March 23, 2019

Friday’s session included the tournament quarterfinals, semifinals, wrestlebacks and four of Pitt’s own wrestlers.

Phillippi, Bonaccorsi shine at Day 1 of NCAA Wrestling Championships

Phillippi, Bonaccorsi shine at Day 1 of NCAA Wrestling Championships

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

March 22, 2019

The Pitt wrestling team saw two of its five wrestlers — No. 4 Micky Phillippi and No. 13 Nino Bonaccorsi — advance past the first two Thursday sessions of the NCAA Division I Wrestling Championship.

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